Teacher of Science (Full time / Part time), London, E17 3PY

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Forest SchoolLondon, E17 3PY

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Forest is seeking to appoint a well-qualified, dynamic, and dedicated Science Teacher from any of the three specialisms to teach the Departments curriculum at all of the three Key Stages offered by the School. The successful candidate will have demonstrable teaching expertise with the ability to promote the engagement and enjoyment of Science beyond the classroom. As an excellent team player, you will also share the School's passion for encouraging all students to work towards their maximum potential.

The Science faculty at Forest School occupies a central place in the academic life of the School. The subject and its teachers are very popular with pupils and academic results are some of the School’s strongest. 

At present, the Science faculty comprises of twenty two members of teaching staff. The Science building has fourteen laboratories including two large preparation rooms and six Laboratory Assistants to assist with the preparation of lessons. The Department has a wide range of apparatus and a well-stocked chemical store, enabling practical work to enjoy its rightful place as a central part of the pupils’ learning.  

In Y9 pupils study Biology, Chemistry and Physics separately. In Y10 and Y11 a flexible curriculum allows pupils to continue their IGCSE Science by either taking Double Award Science or a minimum of two separate awards from Biology, Chemistry and Physics. All routes can lead to A level study. 

The person appointed will join an exciting and very successful Department, and will make a full range of contributions to the life of the School. There is a firm focus upon providing high quality teaching and learning within the department, and the successful candidate will have the ability to share with pupils  his or her own curiosity about how the world around us works and their enthusiasm for Science.

If you relish the opportunity of making a real impact within a highly successful and ambitious school, then we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18 April 2018, 8.00am   

Interviews:  Thursday 26 April 2018

Forest School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Appointment to this position requires an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Forest School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Snaresbrook, London, E17 3PY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85201744
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Situated on a beautiful site on the edge of Epping Forest in North East London with outstanding facilities, Forest School is one of the few diamond structure schools in the country where pupils are taught in single-sex classes between the ages of 7 a...