Wilmslow High School
Wilmslow, SK9 1LZ
School age range: 11-18
Number on roll: 2,006 including 486 sixth form (11 - 18)
Salary range: Main or Upper Pay Range
Start date: 1st September 2017
Teacher of Science (Biology)
An opportunity has arisen within Wilmslow High School’s highly successful, well-organised and forward-thinking science team. The post is to cover a maternity leave and will last until 31st August 2018. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team member who has the knowledge and skills required to support and develop the team’s performance, teaching science at KS3 and biology at KS4. In addition, they will actively involve themselves in the 'team' approach that is a feature of Science Education at Wilmslow High School. The post is full-time.
The successful candidate will:
· be a professional and enthusiastic teacher
· have the ability to teach at Key Stages 3 and 4
· contribute to the sense of excitement about science that our community has
· have a knowledge of, and willingness to take responsibility for promoting, high standards of literacy, articulacy and the correct use of standard English, whatever the teacher's specialist subject
Young people only get one chance at education; therefore, at Wilmslow High School we are committed to the pursuit of excellence for every student, every day. We do this through our dedication to learning, by being guided by values and in striving to serve.
We endeavour to preserve a happy and caring environment that is rooted in our core values, and in which staff and students can flourish, whilst challenging ourselves to pursue excellence for all our students. The school is set in extensive grounds, ideally positioned between the thriving city of Manchester and the open countryside of the Peak District.
Closing date: Wednesday 22nd March 2017 at 12 noon
Interview date: Monday 27th March 2017
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to respect this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Application packs are available on line at www.wilmslowhigh.cheshire.sch.uk/vacancies or www.tes.com