Teacher of Science - KS3 Coordinator - January 2020, Chiswick, London

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Chiswick SchoolChiswick, London

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale (Outer London) plus TLR 2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

A well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Science (Physics or Biology) is required for January 2020 to enable us to expand our Science faculty.  You will be able to coordinate Science in Years 7 - 9, creating and supporting excellent academic and personal experiences.   

Chiswick School is an 11 - 19 mixed academy of approx. 1200 pupils including a large, successful 6th Form. The school is situated in a pleasant and accessible suburb of West London with easy train and tube access into Inner London/or out of London. 

Our school is now full of well-behaved students who are eager to learn. Teachers are free to teach without disruption and enjoy positive relationships with the students. We have a knowledge rich curriculum and focus on using cognitive science to support students learning. An extensive teacher development programme supports teachers' practice and pedagogy whatever stage of their career.

This post would be suitable for a teacher with excellent subject knowledge with a desire to support students achieving the very top grades at A Level. You will be seeking to join a dynamic and successful department.  Additionally you will be holding a TLR responsibility, leading our Science KS3. 

The Science Faculty are a close knit, young team, led by an experienced Leader. They work collegiately to ensure students have access to high quality schemes of learning. 

Benefits go beyond pay with a possibility of accommodation on site, staff sports and gym facilities freely available, a thriving community spirit and social scene, childcare vouchers and free parking, and all in the context of a stand along academy in the beautiful west London suburb of Grove Park, next to Chiswick House Park and the River Thames.

As a school judged by OFSTED in October 2017 as requiring improvement we have worked tirelessly towards a judgement of good and beyond, and have made substantial progress to date. You can be assured that in this dynamic environment there is no coasting, and the development of staff and resources is a constant high priority. 

We welcome visits from potential candidates and to arrange this or to have an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Director of HR, Andrea Ramsay on 0208 747 6659. Please apply via the TES application process. 

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Chiswick School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check that is satisfactory to us is a condition of employment.

Closing date: 28 November 2019, however, interviews to be held throughout the application process so if you are interested please apply asap.

More about Chiswick School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London, W4 3UN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 87470031
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Chiswick School is a mixed 11-18 school that is truly comprehensive in its nature.   

We are proud of our diverse and inclusive community, our stimulating learning environment and the good relationships staff have with their pupils.