Teacher of Science, Solihull, West Midlands

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Peter's Catholic SchoolSolihull, West Midlands

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (+ TLR 2a)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

TEACHER OF SCIENCE with TLR responsibility

Required for September 2019

Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2a (£2,775)

Applications are invited from enthusiastic teachers of Science who are looking to join an outstanding school committed to academic and pastoral excellence. The successful candidate will be required to teach Chemistry or Physics at A Level.

This full-time, permanent post provides an exciting opportunity for experienced colleagues seeking to develop their leadership and management skills in a high achieving 11-18 school. You will be joining a supportive, thriving and collaborative department, where pupil progress and outcomes are excellent and teaching and learning are outstanding. Furthermore, Science subjects are popular A Level choices within our Sixth Form. The TLR responsibility will be for the leadership and management of a Key Stage within Science (there is some flexibility on which key stage this could be, which will be further discussed at interview).

St. Peter’s Catholic School is a popular, oversubscribed and successful school, judged “outstanding” in all areas by Ofsted. We pride ourselves on the excellent academic standards that we achieve across all key stages; the pastoral care that we provide and the enrichment opportunities that we offer.  As a Teaching School, we take a leading role in Initial Teacher Training, Continuing Professional Development and Research and Development and are involved in a number of national initiatives and projects. 

The successful candidate will:  

• Have high expectations and a positive outlook  

• Be a good/outstanding class practitioner  

• Be both creative and independent in their teaching 

• Be able to engage and enthuse pupils in learning at all times  

• Be focussed on maximising progress for every child through stretch and challenge 

• Understand the importance of assessment, feedback and differentiation 

• Support the ethos of St. Peter’s School


What we can offer: 

• To work with a vibrant, confident staff and pupils  

• To work in a school with high expectations and high standards of achievement and behaviour  

• To work with supportive families

• Outstanding professional development linked to leadership at all levels  

• A positive, warm and supportive working environment where everyone feels valued

St. Peter’s Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, contractors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undertake an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks as appropriate. 

An Application Form and further details are available on the School Website. Please note CV’s are not accepted. Prospective candidates are welcome to visit the school.  Please contact Amy O’Rourke, Subject Leader, in order to arrange a time: orourkea@st-peters.solihull.sch.uk  

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More about St Peter's Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Whitefields Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3NZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 705 3988
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