Teacher of Science, West Berkshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Little Heath SchoolWest Berkshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
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;
  • be an innovative and inspiring classroom teacher;
  • be able to work collaboratively in a large and diverse team;
  • be reflective and eager to develop their teaching skills.

Little Heath School is a highly successful comprehensive school (1610 on roll, including 320 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 Continuing Professional Development Programme. Our CPD programme offers a choice of Teaching and Learning themes and staff are encouraged to become involved in leading training. Our personalised twilight programme follows an action research model. We encourage our teachers to engage with and share research and new ideas in education, as well as seeking out opportunities to showcase good practice and to collaborate with other members of staff in order to develop their practice.

For an application form and information pack please contact Emma Tedstone at Little Heath School on 0118 9427337 or recruitment@littleheath.org.uk Please address supporting letter of application to the Headteacher.

Closing date: 22 March 2019

Interviews: w/c 25 March 2019

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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More about Little Heath School
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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