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Maternity Cover Teacher of Science Full Time

Gildredge HouseEast Sussex


CLOSING DATE : Thursday 9th December 2021 9.00am

START DATE: Monday 21 February 2022

INTERVIEWS: Tuesday 14th December 2021

HOURS OF WORK: Full time

• Can you inspire young people through your own fascination with Science?

• Do you possess high emotional intelligence that builds lasting professional relationships?

• Are you a team player ready to tackle the educational challenges of the future?

If the answers to these questions is ‘yes’, then Gildredge House wants to hear from you.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to the position of Teacher of Science for our 4-19 free school. Teachers in the early stage of their career would benefit from the wealth of experience and talent amongst the teachers in Science, which is one of the outstanding departments of our school. NQTs are welcome to apply.  This is also an opportunity for unqualified teachers to apply for a route into teaching.

Our ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement (November 2018) is a strong foundation on which to build and develop the school.  The challenge is to sustain and further improve through every aspect of Gildredge House as the school continues to develop.

As Teacher of Science you will join an outstanding team of inspirational teachers, where you will ensure that our students enjoy and achieve highly in their Science learning. You will be a Science specialist in the secondary phase and if you do not already have experience of teaching the subject to A Level, you will keen to take on the professional development necessary.  We ideally need a strong GCSE teacher as most of your teaching will be in Years 7 – 11. This is an exciting time to join our Outstanding Science Department, with opportunities for professional development ranging from KS2 transition with Year 6 to supporting our Sixth Form students in choosing Science at University. 

Within the Science department, you will find a team who are dedicated to providing engaging, stimulating lessons to students of all abilities, and classrooms where rapport and relationships are given the highest priority. We plan with creativity and teach with enthusiasm, ensuring that every student reaches their full potential. We aim to help students develop resilience and confidence in the face of a challenging curriculum, not only to prepare them for demanding examinations but also to foster a lifelong love of science and the world around them.

Gildredge House offers:

• continuity of education for boys and girls aged 4-19

• an expectation of high academic standards leading to Sixth Form studies

• strong discipline

• excellent pastoral care

• a range of extra-curricular activities

• parent and community involvement

Our school motto: 'Aspire'

Salary range: £25714 rising to £41604 (Gildredge House Main Pay Scale points M1-UPS3, 2020-2021) 

If you are interested in the position please download the Application Pack on our website.

Please complete the Application for Employment and References & Monitoring Form and return to by Thursday 9th December 2021 9.00am

If you wish to discuss the post further or visit the school, please contact Tel: 01323 400650.

Gildredge House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All offers of employment with the school are subject to pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in UK, a satisfactory Enhanced DBS with Children’s Barred List check and a Declaration that neither they nor anyone who lives in the same household is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2006.

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