Teacher of Science, Alsager

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Alsager SchoolAlsager

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary negotiable within the range of £22,916-£38,633
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The successful candidate will join a team of committed and inspirational teachers who are all passionate about their subject. We are looking for excellent subject knowledge with the flair for creative science teaching. 

We welcome applications from experienced and newly qualified teachers. You must demonstrate your passion for science, and in particular your specialism and be able to teach across KS3 and KS4, delivering consistently high quality lessons to pupils of all ability levels, instilling in them a love for the subject and the ability to make beyond expected progress. The ability to teach in your subject specialism at A level would be advantageous.

Alsager School is a fantastic place to work with motivated and well-behaved students, a committed and experienced governing body, dedicated staff and supportive parents. We offer exceptional teacher training and a full range of professional development opportunities.

Children of all abilities make impressive progress throughout the key stages and Alsager is one of the highest performing schools in Cheshire East. In 2017, 72% of GCSE Physics students achieved an A/A*, 57% A/A*in Chemistry and 55% A/A* in Biology, overall 82% of students achieved  grades A* -C across the separate and combined sciences.  In addition our school GCSE Progress 8 score is a very impressive +0.31, putting us in the top 30% of schools nationally.  The science Progress score in 2017 was a superb +0.545.

We can offer you exceptional CPD, we are part of the Chimney House Teaching Alliance, a comprehensive induction programme, a laptop, reduced staff membership rates at the on-site Leisure Centre Fitness suite and there are excellent road and rail links to Alsager.

If you think you can contribute to the faculty’s future success, please do apply today. Download the relevant files from the School’s website: www.alsagerschool.org and email your application to us or contact Annette Owen, Personnel Manager, on 01270 871100. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Closing date:  12 noon on Monday, 21st May 2018

Interviews: Thursday, 24thMay 2018 

Alsager School is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. 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 post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure.

More information about the post and Alsager School can be found on our website: www.alsagerschool.org  

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More about Alsager School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hassall Road, Alsager, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST7 2HR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1270 871100
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