Teacher of Science, Reading

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Little Heath SchoolReading

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Start date: September 2018 (or earlier)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher of Science to join an exciting, dynamic and successful department. The post is suitable for either an NQT or an experienced teacher with a strong Biology background. 

Student attainment is good within the Science GCSE courses and there is a substantial cohort of students taking the Triple Science course and making great progress within Biology, Chemistry and Physics. Science also has a successful post-16 uptake, with A Level courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Applied Science, Psychology and Health and Social Care. 

The person we are seeking will be:

  • passionate about Science and have the desire to share that passion with students
  • an innovative and inspiring classroom teacher
  • able to work collaboratively in a large and diverse team
  • reflective and eager to develop their teaching skills.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1650 on roll, including 380 in the Sixth Form) situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting to the west of Reading, with good access to road and rail links. As a school, we pride ourselves on our strong Professional Development programme, believing that teachers need to be able to develop their own practice collaboratively with others. We have been awarded the prestigious Research Mark award in recognition of the quality of evidence-based research in our work. 

For an application form and information pack please contact Emma Tedstone at Little Heath School on 0118 942 7337 or recruitment@littleheath.org.uk Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher 

Closing date: 19 February 2018

Interviews: w/c 19 February 2018

Little Heath School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Little Heath School Governing Body is an equal opportunities employer. Appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks and the successful applicant will be required to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at www.homeoffice.gov.uk



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Little Heath Road, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG31 5TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 942 7337
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