Teacher of Science
Contract: Full time, Fixed Term to Cover Maternity Leave
Salary Range: MPS/UPS (NQTs welcome to apply)
Start Date: January 2020 for 12 months
Penistone Grammar School has a vacancy for a full-time Teacher of Science with the enthusiasm and drive to join this well-established department and contribute to its ongoing success. A Biology specialism is preferred, however all disciplines will be considered.
You will be a Teacher of Biology who has the determination and talent to make a difference in the life of each and every student you teach; a teacher who shares our vision and can inspire our young people to achieve more than they believe is possible. As a school, we pride ourselves on innovative practice, consistently high standards of teaching and learning, and a commitment to the success of all students, both academically and pastorally. If this sounds like you, we want you to be part of our team.
The successful candidate will have either previous experience of teaching with a proven track record at KS4 and KS5 or will be excited at the opportunity of teaching in these key areas.
Our school is ‘Good’ poised to be ‘Outstanding’ very soon. We are a vibrant, oversubscribed 11 to 18 comprehensive school with excellent GCSE results across all subjects; we are recognised as one of the highest performing schools in the region in terms of Key Stage 4 outcomes. Our A level results and destinations are equally impressive, with the school placed in the top 1% for performance nationally (according to ALPS) and over 97% of all students gaining entrance to their university or apprenticeship of choice.
We are committed to professional development for all staff, regardless of role. We have an innovative staff development programme, which truly empowers teachers to take control of their own professional development through a supportive peer-coaching model. For those striving for career development, we run annual middle and senior leadership development programmes. Regardless of what point you are at in your career and whatever your aspirations may be, Penistone Grammar School can support you to achieve them.
If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a school where our values are at the heart of all we do and where tradition and innovation perfectly complement each other, we are the school for you.
For an application form and pack please contact our Recruitment Partner, Min (Muirne) Cunning at Hays Education on 0114 217 1556 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Further information about Penistone Grammar School can be found on www.hays.co.uk/jobs/penistone-grammar-school or www.penistone-gs.uk/vacancies
The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Wednesday 16 October 2019 at 12 noon. Interviews will be held shortly after this date.
Penistone Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.