Teacher of Science, Wells, Somerset

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The Blue SchoolWells, Somerset

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Part Time, Temporary role from September 2018, any discipline. Approximately 0.6FTE, although applications would be considered from those able to offer less than this 

We are seeking an innovative part time Science Teacher.

Main features of the department:

The Science Department enjoys an excellent reputation for high quality science education for all its students. Examination results in science at A level and GCSE are above the national average.

The personnel within the department consist of 12 teaching staff who are led by a Team Leader and 3 Deputy Team Leaders of Science, 4 Technicians, and a Teaching Assistant.

The school is striving to develop innovative learning opportunities and to increase the diversity and range of courses for the benefit of our students and the wider community. In essence, we aim to promote and inspire enjoyment and understanding of science and mathematics.

In Years 7 and 8 all students follow a KS3 science course as the start of a 5 year SOW that has been created by AQA, for 12% of their timetable. In Year 9 students start their GCSE science course for 12% of their timetable in sets according to ability, following the Combined Science Trilogy course that is offered by AQA. 

The majority of students will continue with the Combined Science course during years 10 and 11 for 12% of their timetable, with the remaining students in the cohort being selected to follow the Triple Science course also offered by AQA.

At A level students are able to study Physics (Salters), Chemistry (Salters), Biology (AQA - specification A) and Psychology. All the sciences are extremely popular choices in the sixth form.

Areas for development

We aim to provide the highest quality science education for all our students and to work with our partner primary schools and the wider community in promoting science. We are playing a leading role in the professional training of new teachers and aim to become a centre of excellence in the training of science technicians.


For further details and application form please see our website www.theblueschoolwells.co.uk

or email Miss J Biggadike at Jobswiththeblue@educ.somerset.gov.uk 

Closing date: Tuesday 19th June 2018

Interview date: w/c 25th June 2018 

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More about The Blue School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Wells Blue Sports Centre, Kennion Road, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2NR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1749 678799
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