Teacher Trainee - Sciences, Kingston upon Thames

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Kingston Grammar SchoolKingston upon Thames

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term

A Leading HMC Selective Co-Educational Day School. 

Conveniently located in the heart of Kingston upon Thames, with its excellent transport links to central London by rail and road and a newly renovated, 22-acre sports grounds and boat house on the River Thames, opposite Hampton Court Palace, is the home of KGS Sport

Teacher Trainee 

Start September 2018 

Pupils show great enthusiasm in their work and display excellent attitudes to their learning.... These attributes are prodigious, because they form highly supportive relationships with their teachers who inspire them to enjoy learning and do their best.” (ISI Inspection May 2017)

“The ethos is all about developing the whole person, not just getting them through academic exams. A school that really lives up to its motto, ‘Work Well and Be Happy’, this is a place that sets young people up for a fantastic future.” (Good Schools Guide)

Are you looking at sharing your passion for Science and nurturing the scientific minds of the future? We have an exciting opportunity to join our well established teacher training programme, where we are committed to ensuring that our trainees become the best teacher they can be at KGS and within the teaching profession as a whole.

 The KGS teacher training programme offers an enhanced scholarship for both Chemistry and Physics subjects and a fully funded PGCE course. This is a two year fixed term contract, in year one you 

will work towards your PGCE with Buckingham University and in year two you will complete your Newly Qualified Teacher (NQT) year while having the support of an experience mentor usually the Head of Department.

There is also an opportunity to be involved in the co-curricular life of the School relevant to your area/s of interest (Science Club, STEAM, Sport, Computer Science, CCF, DofE and lots more). Staff are remunerated through the Kingston Grammar School scale which tracks significantly above the national scale for teachers.

To find out more about the teaching training programme and to apply please visit the Vacancies section on our website at www.kgs.org.uk/about/vacancies or by e-mailing Anne Collins at acollins@kgs.org.uk

Kingston Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 70 London Road, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT2 6PY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8546 5875
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Kingston Grammar School is one of the most successful co-educational schools in the country, and has a long tradition of developing individual talent and encouraging high aspirations. Our pupils are bright and enthusiastic; their joy in life and spir...