Teacher of Science, Surrey

Closing date:Expiring soon

Therfield SchoolSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,543 - £41,635MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic and dynamic classroom practitioner able to engage students with their passion for Science. Either an NQT, or someone who is looking for opportunities for career development. The ability to teach Physics is desirable and there may be a TLR position for a suitable candidate. 

With 11 laboratories, each teacher has their own classroom to assist the personalisation of their learning environment. This includes a separate block of labs resourced for 6th form teaching. All classrooms have interactive whiteboards and we are well resourced to cover all needs for a broad curriculum coverage. Students achieve well at GCSE where both Separate and Trilogy award qualifications are made available and A-level where all three Sciences are offered. 

Attributes and Experience.  

• An enthusiastic and motivated teacher with a record of outstanding classroom practice

• An ability to teach A level is desirable 

• Potential to be a strong leader and team player

• An innovator with drive and determination

• All staff will be given the opportunity to be a tutor and thereby support student progress and character development.

• A commitment to providing outstanding opportunities for all young people to develop the character and resilience they need to succeed in modern Britain.

Therfield is a mixed 11-18 Community School where “there are strong relationships between staff and pupils that underpin a positive atmosphere in which pupils want to learn.”  Ofsted 2019. Our School Vision and Aims reflect our ethos, which is to strive for the highest possible academic standards in an environment of exciting learning opportunities, where individuals can develop their talents in safe and friendly surroundings. These aims are reflected in our ethos of “The Best for All: Excellence, Leadership, Opportunity.”  Leadership development for staff and students is a key focus of the school and we have a highly positive reputation for staff development.  

Therfield was selected as one of the first 3 schools in South East England to receive the prestigious National DfE Character Awards.  This award celebrates excellence and diversity in this field, recognising that character is already being encouraged, nurtured and developed alongside academic rigour through a variety of programmes in and outside the school.  This means that the successful candidate will need to be able to deliver high academic standards, but also a commitment to providing outstanding opportunities for all young people to develop the character and resilience they need to succeed in modern Britain.

The next steps:

If you are interested in the post, please contact the school for further information.  If you believe you can meet our requirements, please apply.  We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

You can download an application pack from www.therfield.surrey.sch.uk, or alternatively email gabramson@therfield.surrey.sch.uk  for more information. 

Closing date for applications is 9am Thursday, 12th December 2019

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection training and screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Therfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Dilston Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7NZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1372 818123
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