Teacher of Science, Newham

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Kingsford Community SchoolNewham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale (plus Inner London Allowance)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

“Seeking excellence, success & opportunity in an inspiring community where students and learning come first”

A fully inclusive school in the heart of the redeveloping Docklands region of East London

This vibrant 11-16 school with a roll of 1500 students has excellent facilities in all subject areas. Kingsford Community School is committed to high quality inclusive education for students of whom fifty per cent are multi-lingual.

The school has achieved a range of nationally accredited awards and was rated by Ofsted in 2017 as Good with Outstanding Leadership and Behaviour.

We are seeking a well-qualified and highly motivated Science Teacher. The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching Science, and will be able to motivate, enthuse, excite and challenge students to produce the highest quality work and achieve high academic standards.

For this teaching post, we are looking to appoint someone who: 

  • Has a proven track record or the potential to secure excellent pupil outcomes in GCSE examinations.  
  • Is talented, dynamic and an ambitious teacher, who can build on the success of the Learning Area and ensure good progress for all pupils.  
  • Can inspire and lead high quality teaching and learning.  
  • Has experience teaching and supporting pupils with a range of SEN and Academic needs.  
  • NQT’s are welcome to apply. 

We can offer:

  • A committed and successful Learning Area Team.  
  • Encouragement for innovation and creativity.  
  • An excellent CPD Package.

Previous experience of teaching Science at KS3 and KS4 is desirable. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification in order to be considered for the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Only applications submitted on the schools agreed application form will be considered.

Kingsford Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in accordance with DFE Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment regulations. The school expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For any further enquiries regarding this vacancy, please visit our website http://www.kingsfordschool.org.uk/ or email the Recruitment Team on recruitment@kingsford.newham.sch.uk or telephone 020 7476 4700.

The closing date for receiving completed application forms is 9.00am on Monday 9th April 2018.

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More about Kingsford Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Kingsford Way, Beckton, London, E6 5JG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7476 4700
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Kingsford Community School, located in Beckton, Newham, is a co-educational secondary school. It is a non-denominational establishment for children aged between 11 and 16 years of age. At present, there are around 1,500 students being educated at the...