Teacher of Science, Banstead

Closing date:

The Beacon SchoolBanstead

Date posted:
Start date: As Soon as Possible
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (fringe)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic Teacher of Science, for an immediate start, to deliver high quality lessons at all key stages.  You will have a confident understanding of the curriculum and the ability to create new and exciting resources that challenge and inspire our students.

In 2017, the Science department achieved 67% A*-C in Additional Science and 86% A*-C in Further. We expect that our three year GCSE programme will enable our current Year 11s to rise to the challenge of the new specifications.  In the Sixth Form we offer all three Science disciplines and these are increasingly popular. We use AQA as our exam board for all KS4 & 5 qualifications and have been deemed to be a centre of exceptional practice in regards to the deliverance of the required practicals. The department seeks a team player who wishes to take advantage of, as well as contribute to, its innovative approach to teaching and learning and professional support.

The Beacon School is currently rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted and is part of the thriving GLF Schools Multi-Academy Trust. We have academic express streams, a strong house system and enrichment activities. We offer extensive professional development opportunities and the school is an exciting, innovative place to work.

We proudly serve our local community and are currently oversubscribed with student applicants.  We are conveniently located within easy reach of Sutton and south London, with excellent road networks.  Further benefits include a two week October half-term. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please call Paul Cuthbert (Deputy Headteacher) through the school office.

For more information, please visit our website or contact our HR Officer through the school office.

Closing date:  noon on Tuesday 28 November 2017

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response.  Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

References may be requested upon receipt of your application, so please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interview date.

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More about The Beacon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Picquets Way, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 1AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 359103
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“Excellence in Everything”

BACKGROUND. The Beacon School was formed from the re-organisation of the two existing schools in Banstead in 1989 and is an 11-18 Mixed Comprehensive with 1391 students currently on roll. The school is situated ...