Teacher of Science, Slough

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Upton Court Grammar SchoolSlough

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Pioneer Educational Trust is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, forward-thinking and outstanding teaching practitioner to the post of Teacher of Science at Upton Court Grammar School.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of outstanding teaching and offer a variety of extra-curricular activities for our students.  The successful candidate must be able to teach at least one Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) to A Level and also be able to teach Physics to GCSE Level.

An Academy Allowance may be available for a suitable candidate.

The Trustees are seeking candidates with who passionate about teaching, incorporating a variety of resources, including technology, in lessons and about promoting independent learning within and outside the classroom.     

The most recent OFSTED inspection graded the school as “Outstanding” in all areas.  The school has a national reputation for excellence and achievement and was ranked 9th in the country for student progress in 2017, having attained a Progress 8 score of +1.21.    

As part of the School Direct Teacher Training programme, Upton Court Grammar School is also the lead school for the Teach Slough.  Working alongside Reading University and the Institute of Education, teacher training is offered in the Slough area.  As a Teaching School since September 2013 we provide a first class CPD programme which supports the professional development of teachers at all stages in their careers including teachers new to the profession and leadership development.  

Other benefits include membership to an employee reward scheme.  

The school is changing rapidly, in many ways.  This will doubtless continue as the needs of society and our context change too.  It is never dull, often challenging, demanding in the best possible way - an exciting and extraordinarily worth-while and fulfilling place to be.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to satisfactory references, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), and evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lascelles Road, Upton, Berkshire, SL3 7PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1753 522892
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Upton Court Grammar School has a national reputation for excellence and achievement and won the SSAT Educational Outcome Award (March 2015) for exceptional progress.  The latest report from the Department for Education has also recognised the sc...