Science Teacher, Barnet

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St James' Catholic High SchoolBarnet

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS (Outer London) - salary negotiable for an exceptional candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Would you like to be part of a forward-thinking, supportive school community  where your professional development is a priority? St James' is an Ofsted-rated "Good" school where we are committed to the flourishing of all our staff and pupils. 

We seek to appoint for January 2018, a well-qualified, enthusiastic and passionate Science teacher committed to helping our students to fulfil their potential. The successful candidate must be able to teach Chemistry, Physics and Biology to GCSE standard.

We can offer you an excellent package including bespoke CPD, childcare vouchers and support from leaders who take seriously the importance of work-life balance. We value your development and will work with you to ensure that your talents are nurtured to the full,  welcoming applicants from all faiths and backgrounds.

We are at an exciting time in our development - having been established by the Dominican Sisters 80 years ago, St James' is due to expand by two forms of entry by September 2018 and we are embarking upon a building project to enhance our Sixth form provision, as well as improving our current accommodation to include a new Hall, Learning Resource Centre and Masterclass area. 

The leadership team are committed to the professional and personal development of our teachers, and we actively look for ways to make sure that work-life balance is a reality. Some of the things we have been looking at for the next academic year are: cutting down on unnecessary meetings, looking at our assessment policy to incorporate the latest research on marking and improving our pupils' independent study skills so that they are less dependent on out-of-class interventions. 

The successful applicant will be joining a highly organised, committed, energetic and well equipped department in a school that has the development of all our members, staff and students alike, at the heart of our mission. 

If you are an enthusiastic, creative, well-organised professional who wants to develop your craft in a school where human flourishing is at the heart of what we do, we would love to hear from you.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Application deadline: Friday 13 October at 12pm

Please visit our website www.st-james.barnet.sch.uk for further details. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Great Strand, Colindale, London, NW9 5PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8358 2800
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St James' Catholic High School was founded in 1934 by the Dominican Sisters at the behest of the Cardinal Bourne to provide Catholic secondary education for the children of the parishes of north west London.

From 1949 until 1996, St James' existed on...