Teacher of Science – Maternity cover (1 year)
Salary: MPS/UPS + OLW
Start Date: January 2018 - one year maternity cover post
The Federation and Academy
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy is a very successful 3-18 school, proud to belong to the Haberdashers’ Aske’s Federation. We offer an exciting and innovative model for education within the community that we serve, with broad appeal to parents and pupils alike.
Offering education across all key stages which has consistently been judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted, most recently in December 2014. Science GCSE results are excellent and the subject is thriving in our sixth form.
Facilities at the school are first class, from the building itself to the resources which support the delivery of a broad curriculum including an extremely popular and well maintained Learning Resource Centre. Our playing fields, gymnasium, drama theatre and ICT facilities all contribute to ensuring we deliver an education for character, a feature of all Haberdashers’ schools that is part of our DNA.
We take a comprehensive mix of children and expect nothing less than the highest personal goals for each pupil. Where pupils are disadvantaged, we expect them to make rapid progress to catch up with their peers. Our focus is to ensure each child we teach can read, write and do mathematics to a good standard in order to be successful in their education and life.
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy is 30 minutes from London Bridge by train and the school’s proximity to the capital is a strong factor in enabling teachers to enhance the cultural experience for our pupils through enrichment activities.
Our excellent professional learning opportunities for teachers at all stages of their professional development has been commended by external agencies. We will do all we can to ensure you are the best practitioner you can be.
We are looking to appoint a highly competent Science teacher with strong subject knowledge to support the continuing development of the Science curriculum and to join a dynamic and forward thinking department. The department offers first class resources and equipment in our suite of science labs serviced and supported by experienced and high calibre science technicians.
We will expect you to teach pupils across the full age and ability range present in the school in order to ensure the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and wellbeing, promoting interest in the subject across the full age range of the school. With the opportunity to teach Key Stage 5 in our growing sixth form experience of a level teaching would strengthen your application but is not essential.
We are seeking a strong, well qualified practitioner with a degree and a teaching qualification who is keen to develop their own practice to the highest level and take advantage of our excellent professional learning. The candidate must be a compelling communicator with an ability to champion the subject to pupils with a fully comprehensive range of abilities. You will also bring real energy and dynamism to the role, alongside genuine enthusiasm and passion for your subject.
A full Job description and person specification can be found on our website: www.haaf.org.uk
If you would like to apply for this position, please visit our website and complete the appropriate application form including equal opportunities monitoring form or apply via TES below.
Applications should be returned Lauren Exford (firstname.lastname@example.org), quoting reference number: 004/Science Teacher Maternity/17-18/CALE
Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy Academy is commited to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Closing date: 28th September 2017, 12.00pm
Interview date: TBC