We would like to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Teacher of Science to join a successful and committed team of professionals. The successful candidate will possess, or have the potential for, outstanding teaching skills and will be an asset to this core subject. We are flexible with regards to the Science specialism for this position.
St Joseph’s is well known for being a great school to teach in, where the students are highly aspirational. We were judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in January 2016 where the school was described as having a ‘deep seated conviction and moral purpose that all pupils have the right to an excellent education which drives a very positive culture in the school’. Our progress 8 score for 2017 is likely to place us in the top 9% of schools nationally. We believe in professional development; in exchange for hard work and a commitment to the school, we will ensure that you are prepared for the next stage in your teaching career.
The Science Department is a committed and supportive team and the importance of achieving in the subject is clearly recognised by the pupils. The department boasts a track record of improvement and success and continues to build on this solid foundation.
The candidate should have knowledge of the Science National Curriculum at KS3 and at KS4 we offer double and triple Science (AQA syllabus). A warm, imaginative approach is required and the ability to maintain good classroom control. On-going formative assessment is very much a part of our practice and progress is regularly reviewed.
Our sixth formers study AQA AS and A2 Biology, Physics and Chemistry, which builds on skills acquired at GCSE.
St Joseph's is a successful over-subscribed and growing Catholic Secondary School within easy reach of both the M4 and M40 motorways.
Please download an application pack from our website or telephone the school for more information.
You are welcome to visit the school and have a tour at a time convenient to all.
The school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the children. The school complies with the DBS Code of Practice in regard to criminal record information, and will not discriminate unfairly against any applicant on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed. A copy of the school’s child protection policy is available on request.
All members of staff will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and this is a condition of employment at the school.
Tel: 01753 524713