Teacher of Science
The Downs School, West Berkshire
Closing Date: 18 May 2018
Proposed Start Date: September 2018
Salary: Mainscale/Upper Pay Range
Contract type: Part Time and Fixed Term/Permanent (Full time will be considered for the right candidate)
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented Science Teacher (NQT’s are welcomed) to join our highly dedicated and inspiring Science Faculty. The ability to teach Psychology would be an advantage.
You will be joining an experienced team who pride themselves on supporting career development, enthusiasm and new ideas. In addition, we also offer:
- A popular and successful faculty
- Creative extra-curricular events and trips
- Mentoring and support
- A new science building
Our school is passionate about science and this is reflected in the large number of students who opt for triple science at GCSE and Advanced level. It is taught by an enthusiastic and highly committed group of teachers, ably supported by a team of technicians. The Science Faculty is vibrant and full of personality with an emphasis on team work and mutual support, which enables members to develop their practice and adapt to the challenges of a developing curriculum.
The Downs School, a Foundation, 11-18 comprehensive, is a successful, oversubscribed and popular school serving the Downs area of West Berkshire. The roll is over 1200 with a well-established sixth form. Results at all levels are consistently above national averages and Ofsted described our students as having ‘excellent personal and social skills’ who ‘achieve well academically’.
The Downs School has good road links to Newbury, Reading, Didcot and Oxford – situated just 10 minutes from the A34.
More information about the post and the school can be found on our website www.thedownsschool.org or by contacting Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager on 01635 270000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please return your applications by 18 May 2018 to Mrs N Kenyon, Personnel Manager at the above address or e-mail email@example.com
The Downs School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the DBS and provide evidence that they have a right to work in the UK.