Science Teacher, Leyton, London

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Norlington School and 6th FormLeyton, London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Science 

Pay Scale: Main Professional Scale 

London Weighting: Outer 

Open to NQT Teachers 

Start Date: September 2018 (or Easter if available)

Norlington School and 6th Form is a small 11-16 boy’s school with a mixed 6th form school. Over the past 5 years the school has transformed itself into one of the highest performing schools in the country and has been recognised by the Minister for State Schools on three separate occasions for student achievement. Norlington was judged to be a 'good school' by Ofsted 2013 where;

• 'Students make excellent progress in Mathematics and Science.'  

• 'Students behave well in lessons and around the school. They enjoy coming to school.'  

• '..Leaders have a relentless drive for continuous improvement'  

The school has an exceptional CPD programme, including dedicated curriculum development time, and is committed to developing all staff as it continues its journey to becoming ‘Outstanding’ and a world class school. We also have a designated member of staff that looks after the NQT's. 

  •  Our vision is to develop outstanding leaders across the school
  •  All new staff, regardless of scale, receive an extensive induction programme on arrival at Norlington
  • In addition, the school has a range of internal packages to promote the on-going support of staff. Where there is a specific need individual support programmes will be put in place.
  • The school is closed      during the Autumn term break for two weeks for Teaching staff and Support      staff working term-time only. 
  •  Corporate gym membership 
  •  The best corporate rates at over 2,500 UK gyms and health clubs 
  •  Childcare and Cycle to Work Vouchers
  • Eye Test
  •  Up to 40% discount on trips to the cinema. There’s even a discount on the popcorn! 

The successful candidate will contribute to the continued development of the well-led Science department. The department regularly delivers GCSE results on average a grade or more above nationally expected. We are looking for someone who is creative, innovative and open to new ideas to help drive the department forward to success. 

The Science department delivers A level courses in the 6th Form and there will be opportunities to deliver at KS5 for qualified candidates. The exact science specialism is  The Science department has enjoyed outstanding results at GCSE Science (including double and triple award) which was recognised by our most recent Ofsted inspection. 

We require from September 2018 (or Easter if available) 

• A committed and dynamic teacher of Science with a 'can do' attitude. 

• Someone who demonstrates high levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the students can achieve.

• An innovative practitioner who is creative in their delivery of the KS3, 4 and 5 curriculum 

• A teacher with the potential to develop into an Outstanding Teacher who can support the achievements of the Science department.  

Posts will be subject to a Prohibition check for all roles involved with the management of pupils. Norlington School and 6th Form is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure. A recruitment pack and application form is available on the TES, school’s website: , Our school/Vacancies link. Please email completed application forms to  

Closing date: 19th February 2018

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More about Norlington School and 6th Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Norlington Road, Leyton, London, E10 6JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 5393055
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