Teacher of Science, Merton

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Hall School WimbledonMerton
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Start date: April 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Hall School Wimbledon is a small, friendly, independent co-educational school situated in an attractive area of South-West London. We offer an innovative all-round education, small class sizes and excellent pastoral care. We plan to open a Sixth Form in September 2020.


Temporary one term position from the end of April 2019.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving department committed to high achievement. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding teacher, with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to inspire pupils in all age groups.

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and dedicated general science teacher to join an established, friendly and highly successful department. Examination results are excellent and applicants will need to demonstrate:

· excellent subject knowledge 

· the ability to work as part of a team

· a talent for motivating and enthusing young learners to achieve their best

· excellent planning and preparation skills

· the ability to problem-solve and manage classroom behaviour effectively

· resilience under pressure

· excellent written and verbal communication skills

The post is suitable for experienced teachers as well as those new to the profession. 

The successful candidate will be capable of teaching combined Science to Years 7, 8 and 9, with the ability to teach Biology, Chemistry or Physics to GCSE. Experience of IGCSE is an advantage. 

A willingness to become fully involved in school life would be expected, contributing to extra-curricular activities and supporting whole school initiatives, 

Applicants should apply directly to the school by submitting a current curriculum vitae accompanied by an introductory letter and details of two referees (Present and previous employer - no contact will be made without permission). Applications should be sent to Mrs Sheila O’Sullivan at sos@hsw.co.uk (There is no need to click ‘APPLY NOW' through TES system).

Applications will be reviewed on a daily basis and interviews may occur at any stage after applications are received so we invite interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Employment at the school is subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

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More about Hall School Wimbledon
Address: Senior School, 17 The Downs, Wimbledon, London, SW20 8HF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8879 9200