Teacher of Science (Part Time, Fixed Term to August 2020) Immediate Start, Slough Berkshire

Closing date:This job has expired

Long Close SchoolSlough Berkshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teacher of Science (Part Time, Fixed term) 

Required for an immediate start

We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, energetic and enthusiastic teacher of Science with a passion for their subject to join our Senior School.  This new post has arisen due to the internal promotion of the Head of Science. 

The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and be able to motivate pupils through inspirational teaching. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented teacher to join a thriving school that is undergoing a very exciting time in its development and we welcome your interest in being part of our continuing journey. 

This post is suitable for an experienced teacher looking for an exciting, fresh opportunity where your passion and ideas will be welcomed enthusiastically, or a newly qualified teacher looking seeking to widen their experience for their first teaching role in a supportive and happy school.

All staff at Long Close are actively involved in the pastoral life of school. The role will also offer the opportunity for further contribution to the varied and vibrant array of extra-curricular clubs and enrichment.

You will:

• Be able to teach Science at KS3 - KS4

• Be willing to teach Year 6

• Be highly motivated and an excellent classroom practitioner who can ensure good progress for all

• Have a creative, forward thinking attitude and inspire pupils to succeed in Science

• Be unapologetically passionate about your subject

• Be committed to working collaboratively as part of a team and across the school;

• Be willing to think creatively and take risks in the classroom;

• Be hard-working with excellent organisational skills:

We offer: 

• Supportive colleagues and community 

• Enthusiastic and motivated pupils that are taught in small class sizes

• Excellent professional development opportunities within the school and wider Cognita group 

• Competitive salary and contribution to the Teacher Pension Scheme

• Fee remission for children educated at Long Close School 

• Complimentary meals in the Dining Hall during term time

A superb opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, talented and ambitious individual to contribute significantly to the Science department at Long Close.

Science is valued highly at the school, and the post holder will be committed to raising standards at all levels; delivering excellent lessons and enthusing pupils through their passion for the subject. 

The successful candidate will be able to teach Science to pupils of all abilities across Key Stages 3 to 4, bring enthusiasm, meticulous standards and a commitment to achieving the highest levels of academic success.  There are approximately 96 Year 7-11 pupils on roll.

All staff at Long Close are actively involved in the pastoral life of school. The role will also offer the opportunity for further contribution to the varied and vibrant array of extra-curricular clubs and enrichment

You will:

• Be highly motivated and an excellent classroom practitioner who can ensure good progress for all

• Inspire pupils to succeed in Science

• Have in depth subject knowledge and be able to teach Biology, Chemistry and Physics to GCSE

• Have excellent organisational skills

• Have a positive attitude and approach to change and development

We offer: 

• A pleasant working environment with good resources

• Supportive colleagues and community 

• Enthusiastic and motivated pupils that are taught in small class sizes

• Excellent professional development opportunities within the school and wider Cognita group 

• Competitive salary and contribution to the Teacher Pension Scheme

• Fee remission for children educated at Long Close School 

• Complimentary meals in the Dining Hall during term time

Closing date:  Wednesday 22nd January
 Interviews: w/c 27th January

Please return your completed application form along with your CV and covering letter to:  carolyn.andrews@longcloseschool.co.uk

Mrs C Andrews

Long Close School

Upton Court Road

Slough

Berkshire 

SL3 7LU

Cognita Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

www.cognitaschools.co.uk



More about Long Close School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 16 years
Address: Upton Court Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 7LU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1753 520095
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Long Close School is a co-educational, independent school for children aged 2-16, situated in Slough, Berkshire.

The school was founded in 1940 and after a series of developments over the decades was bought by Cognita, the largest independent schools...