Are you an inspiring teacher looking for a position in a consistently high-performing ‘Outstanding’ school?
We are seeking an innovative, dynamic and passionate teacher to join our highly skilled Science Faculty as Teacher of Science. You will have a confident understanding of the curriculum and the ability to create new and exciting resources that challenge and inspire our students.
Science is an integral part of the curriculum at Glyn and is taught across KS3, KS4 and KS5. Each class at KS3 is taught Biology, Chemistry and Physics and periodic set changes occur based on regular assessment. Triple and Combined Science is offered at KS4. Science is a popular subject choice at KS5, with an average of three A Level classes for all branches of Science - Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Our highly engaged and hardworking students achieve excellent examination results, as demonstrated by results of 99% A*-A in GCSE Triple Science. In 2017, as a school, we had record A Level results; Physics, Chemistry and Biology A*-A outcomes were in line with overall school results.
We are interested in hearing from all candidates, no matter what point in your career you are currently at and welcome flexible working arrangements. Ability to teach A-level in at least one of the Sciences will be advantageous.
Glyn School is ideally situated just ten minutes’ walk from both Ewell East and Ewell West stations, both of which are approximately 20 minutes from Clapham Junction and within Zone 6.
Why should you teach at Glyn:
Glyn is an ‘Outstanding’ school; to be exceptional is for our students to leave not only with the grades necessary to pursue their goals, but also with the life-skills they need to thrive and contribute to the global community. Learning and Teaching is at the heart of the school. Our teachers have a passion for their subjects and build strong relationships with students to cultivate their ‘love of learning’. We offer our teachers unprecedented support to hone their craft. Staff well-being is a priority at Glyn and our middle and senior leaders ensure that our teachers have the opportunities to learn and grow in their chosen career development path.
What fellow teachers say about their careers at Glyn:
“Glyn is a highly enjoyable environment to work in with incredibly supportive colleagues - It was this supportive ethos within the school as well as the extremely positive rapport between staff and students that drew me in to apply here. Over four years later I retain those sentiments”.
“Glyn is a great place for career development - there are lots of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and to undertake professional development".
We can offer you (please do review our Glyn Staff Welfare document that is included in this advert):
- An opportunity to teach in a well-resourced and highly successful faculty.
- An environment where the focus is on high quality teaching.
- An environment where senior and middle leaders offer exceptional support for and emphasize staff well-being.
- A culture of coaching with regular career development meetings offered with the Headteacher.
- Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.
- Enhanced maternity and sickness entitlement.
- An opportunity to be part of a collaborative environment within GLF Schools.
The successful candidate will need to:
- Be an excellent and creative classroom practitioner.
- Have excellent communication and leadership skills.
- Be passionate about the students’ learning and welfare.
- Be keen to be part of the wider school community, participating in extra-curricular clubs.
Visits to Glyn School are welcome and warmly encouraged. Please contact Sri Narasimhan, HR to arrange for a school visit.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview as soon as applications are received. GLF reserves the right to invite candidates for interview ahead of the closing date and withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.
Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.
A few facts about Glyn:
An oversubscribed 11-19 Academy, Glyn is the lead school, ranked 'Outstanding' in the successful and thriving GLF Multi Academy Trust. We are a vibrant school for boys aged 11-16 with 1253 students on roll (year 7-11), and a successful mixed Sixth form with 554 students. Our highly engaged and hardworking students achieve excellent examination results, as demonstrated by results of 82% attaining a grade 4 in both English and Maths in 2017 GCSE. In 2014, we were designated a teaching school, one of a select number that represent the most outstanding and innovative practices nationally.