Teacher of Science, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Willink SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Full Time, job share considered

We require a committed colleague with a real passion for the provision of quality and imaginative teaching to join an experienced, supportive and high achieving Science Department (80% of students achieved a 5 or above in their Science GCSEs in 2018 and  2019). We are looking to appoint a teacher of science; the ability to teach chemistry to GCSE would be desirable. 

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to teach their subject specialism across the age and ability range up to A-Level. As a Teaching School we warmly welcome applications from ITT colleagues and we can offer the successful candidate excellent support and professional development. 

The Willink is a high performing (P8 +0.4) and oversubscribed school, listed in the top ten non-selective schools in Berkshire in 2019. The school is a DfE designated Maths Hub. The school has 1130 students on roll including 180 in the Sixth Form, and is situated in a pleasant semi-rural setting south west of Reading. The school’s Ofsted judgment in June 2018 was exceptionally strong. 

For further information and an application pack please visit the school website or contact Mrs Lin Bailey, Business Support Manager, lbailey@willink.w-berks.sch.uk , Tel 0118 983 2030. For an informal conversation contact Head of Science Ruth Kellaway rkellaway@willink.w-berks.sch.uk or Head Teacher Peter Fry pfry@ willink.w-berks.sch.uk 

The closing date is Wednesday 22nd January 2020.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicants 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 



More about The Willink School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: School Lane, Burghfield Common, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 3XJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 118 983 2030
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