Teacher of Science, Redbridge

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Caterham High SchoolRedbridge

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Start date: September 2019 or January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

This is an excellent opportunity for a bright and innovative individual to join a successful and committed department. The Science department is a large department with friendly and supportive colleagues. We are determined to improve student outcomes and to embed a love of independent scientific enquiry within all our young people. If you have a passion for demonstrating the wonders of science to young people, and a commitment to work with all ages and abilities, we would like to hear from you.

Newly Qualified teachers are welcome to apply. There is strong and valued CPD for staff, including an excellent programme for NQTs and trainee teachers. We are active participants of the Seven Kings Teaching School Alliance.

The successful applicant will be a highly committed, motivated and passionate teacher who loves to enthuse students. With the recent development of the curriculum there are opportunities to develop provision with the Subject Leaders so that students are motivated to fulfil and exceed their potential. There are lots of opportunity within this role and across the school to develop your professional profile and experiences.

It is an exciting time to join Caterham High School. We have new leadership, and a renewed energy as we strive for excellence in all that we do. There are opportunities to engage fully in the life of the school and bring your expertise and enthusiasm to make a difference to this wonderful community of children, parents and carers, staff and governors.

Caterham High School is a community school at the heart of the local neighbourhood. We provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. Our school serves a richly diverse area of East London, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. Each child is important and we do our utmost to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to learn and succeed. Our students are well behaved, polite and friendly. We enjoy very good relationships between students and staff.

We provide a rich and diverse curriculum at KS3, with students making choices from a wide range of options at KS4. We have recently improved our KS5 curriculum offer. There are good opportunities for staff to teach in all three key stages.

Caterham High School is a friendly, welcoming and dynamic environment for staff. We have good facilities for all subjects. Staff have free access to our gym, use of our swimming pool and free parking.

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application. You can also visit the website to view information videos about Caterham High.

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. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance. If you have not received a response within 2 weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted. References will be taken up for shortlisted candidates prior to interview unless you indicate on your application form that you do not wish your current employer to be approached prior to interview.

For more information and an application pack please see our website or contact Rebecca Bergin, (HR) on 0208 551 4321 or email hrteam@ecaterham.net.

Completed application forms should be returned by e-mail to hrteam@ecaterham.net by 10am on Thursday 20 June 2019. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 25 June 2019.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Caterham Avenue, Clayhall, Ilford, Essex, IG5 0QW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8551 4321
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Caterham High School is a non-denominational, co-educational secondary school with sixth form in Ilford, Essex. There are approximately 1,217 students on the school roll, 313 of whom are in the sixth form. The school can be easily accessed by public ...