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Teacher of Science

Tring SchoolHertfordshire

Contract: Temporary 12 months (potential to extend; Full time/Part time

Salary: MPS/UPS + fringe (up to £42,780)

Start: September 2021

This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join a highly experienced and successful department. You will share our ambition to achieve the highest outcomes, at all key stages for our students and develop their passion for the subject beyond the classroom. In recognition of our success and passion, in March 2021 we were awarded the Platinum Science Mark. We are looking for an inspirational teacher to join our team.   We follow the AQA specification at GCSE and A Level and have a personalised curriculum at KS3. All sciences are a popular subject at KS5 and have a history of excellent results.

We are a well organised and resourced department, with large science labs and excellent IT provision across the school, with all students having 1:1 chromebooks and widespread use of Google apps for education and Google classroom.

The post is equally suitable for an NQT as well as experienced teachers and offers an excellent opportunity to receive support through our comprehensive NQT and CPD programme which will be delivered in conjunction with our Dacorum partners.

The successful applicant will be:

Qualified to deliver the Science across Key Stages 3 – 5 to the highest standard,

An excellent communicator who is able to meet deadlines

A reflective practitioner who is willing to take an active role in the wider life of the school

A strong team player with a “can do” attitude

Passionate about the success of students, the department and the school

Tring School is popular and over-subscribed, serving the town of Tring and the surrounding villages. It is a mixed Church of England all-ability school, 1500 on roll, over 300 Post-16. Academic attainment is well above average and improving year on year. The school strives to support and encourage individual growth within a caring community. We have a talented team of staff who are ambitious to become outstanding in all areas of our work. Ofsted Inspection November 2017 stated: ‘Pupils are highly motivated to learn.' ‘Teaching is good overall with outstanding features.’

All staff receive high quality CPD opportunities provided to the whole school and within the department. We also run some fantastic trips to a range of destinations, which in the past have included Iceland, China and Sri Lanka.

Our results, as a department, are excellent and consistently above the national average and similar centres. A large proportion of our sixth form students go onto study science courses at University.

If you would like any further information or would like to come and visit us prior to an application please don’t hesitate to contact Mrs J Pennington-Wright  Head of Department; jpennington-wright@tringschool.org.

To apply, please complete a teacher application form along with a cover letter and send it to Mrs M Hutchinson at hr@tringschool.org. For more information including the re-development plans please visit www.tring.herts.sch.uk.

Closing Date: Monday 12 April 2021  9am

Interviews: Week 12 April 2021

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early for this role. The school reserves the right to close this advert early and appoint should the right candidate be found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment Policy , Child protection Policy

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