Teacher of Science, Beaconsfield

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The Beaconsfield SchoolBeaconsfield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS London Fringe
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and focused individual who has a passion for teaching and wants to help create scientists of the future.

The science department at TBS is thriving and expanding. We offer both A Level and BTEC qualifications in the sixth form with groups increasing in size. At Key Stages 3 and 4 the top two sets in each year group follow separate sciences with all others following the combined science route. An increase number of students take part in the Crest bronze and silver awards developing their all-round scientific knowledge and skills. There is a dedicated suite of 6 well-resourced science laboratories, all with interactive whiteboards and projectors. The department make full use of the fact we are a ‘bring your own device school’ widely using the opportunities this technology gives us as a department. We benefit from excellent schemes of work, digital resources, two technicians and a well resources prep room. The science department is an enthusiastic and friendly team, which is dedicated to high quality teaching and learning.

At TBS, you will be part of a welcoming, supportive and dedicated staff team. You will be provided with your own teaching room, have a subject mentor within the department. You will also have access to professional development through a series of CPD activities, with a whole school, departmental and individual focus. Our school is vibrant with extra-curricular activities and opportunities, and we encourage getting involved in existing clubs and societies or starting your own.  

You will be joining TBS as we continue our exciting journey into Visible Learning using the research of John Hattie. Visible Learning aims to develop our pedagogy, as teachers become evaluators of their own teaching. Considering what has the biggest impact on student learning using the simple concepts of; impact, change, challenge and learning focus.

We believe the atmosphere in our school speaks for itself, and should you wish to arrange for a visit prior to application or interview, please contact Sam Harwood; PA to the Headteacher. 

If you have excellent communication skills and passionately believe in putting student learning first then we would like to hear from you.

For further information about the school, the role and application details, please visit the school website www.beaconsfield.bucks.sch.uk. The vacancy section can be found under Joining Us.

Completed application forms should be sent FAO: Sam Harwood to office@beaconsfield.school

Closing date for applications is 19 February 2018.

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More about The Beaconsfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1SJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 673450
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