Job Description: Teacher of Science Part time
Abbey College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.
The responsibilities of the post will be in accordance with the Teacher’s standards, latest School teachers’ pay and conditions, school’s policies and under the direction of the Headteacher.
• Good or outstanding classroom skills
• Ability to create effective lesson plans
• Ability to use assessment to inform planning for good teaching and learning
• Experience or desire to be involved in a curriculum initiative
• Ability to differentiate materials to meet the needs of learners
• Experience or desire to raise standards of achievements
• Willingness to continue to develop own expertise
• Ability to build good relationships with students and colleagues
• Be well organized and able to obtain accurate records
• Ability to use ICT effectively to engage students
The duties and responsibilities of the subject element of the post may vary from time to time according to the changing needs of the school. Any section of the job description may be reviewed at the discretion of the Headteacher in the light of those changing requirements and in consultation with the post holder and governing body.
ABBEY COLLEGE – SCIENCE LEARNING AREA
DETAILS FOR APPLICANTS
Who are we?
The Science Learning Area is comprised of ten teaching staff, one of whom is part time, and two technicians. We have a forward thinking team of well qualified specialist practitioners, supported by an excellent team of highly qualified technicians, who are keen to try new ideas. They have committed to raising the aspirations of our children over the last two years via establishing starting points, increased challenge, a focus on planning lessons to enable independent and collaborative learning, and providing high quality feedback.
The current Learning Area is well established and performs as a strong and supportive team.
The Science Learning Area has been increasingly successful at GCSE, with results continuing to improve over the past three years.
We run a three year KS4 which includes Separate Sciences and Science Trilogy, both following the AQA specification. At KS5 we offer A levels in Biology, Chemistry and Physics and a BTEC in Applied Science. Our department has eight dedicated, laboratories.
Would you like to visit us?
We are not as far away as you think, and driving through the countryside each morning is a very pleasant way to start you day! You’ll find us just 20 minutes from Peterborough and Huntingdon, and commutable from Cambridge too. Why not come and visit us so we can show you more of our school and our Science department?
What do I do if I want to know more before applying?
If you have any further questions in the meantime, please contact David Hodges firstname.lastname@example.org . You will find more information on our website. We look forward to meeting you, and receiving your application.www.abbeycollege.cambs.sch.uk
This job description should be performed in accordance with the provisions of the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document and within the range of duties set out in that document.
The post holder’s responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people for whom s/he comes into contact will be to adhere to and ensure compliance with the College’s Child Protection Policy Statement at all times. If, in the course of carrying out the duties of the post the post holder becomes aware of any actual or potential risks to the safety or welfare of children in the College s/he must report any concerns via the online reporting system MyConcern or where there is an immediate risk directly to a member of the Designated Safeguarding team.