Teacher of Science with Social Studies, Sutton

Closing date:This job has expired

Overton Grange SchoolSutton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


SALARY: Teachers’ Outer London Pay Scale

 Required for September 2019

We are looking for an enthusiastic, well-qualified teacher of Science to join a strong, successful and committed Science Department.  The post will involve teaching Science full time to GCSE, and across the ability range, with an opportunity to teach ‘A’ level when possible. At ‘A’ level we offer all three Science subjects and our results are in the top 25%.  The successful candidate will also be required to teach some Social Studies classes which may include Psychology or Sociology. The application pack includes job descriptions for both subject areas. This post is suitable for both newly qualified and experienced teachers.

Last year Overton Grange School won The Big Bang UK Young Scientists & Engineers Competition in the Intermediate Science category for 2018.  This was a fantastic achievement and reflects the hard work, enthusiasm and innovative approach to Science by our teachers and students.

 Overton Grange is a popular comprehensive school, with around 1250 students on roll and has enjoyed consistent academic success; rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted in both 2016 and 2019. We have recently started working in partnership with the University of Brighton Academies Trust. The school is fully committed to inclusion and has a Hearing Support Department.

The school is committed to the CPD of its staff; ‘Staff speak highly of the support and mentoring they receive. Middle leaders participate in a range of professional courses. They share good practice and support each other well to develop strong professional links. Middle leaders are actively engaged in the professional development of teachers and support those who are experienced or new to the profession.’  (Ofsted 2016) 

Overton Grange School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Candidates will be required to undergo the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure process.

Full details and an application form are available:

via the school’s website – www.overtongrange.sutton.sch.uk 

via email to l.owens@overtongrange.sutton.sch.uk    or

please telephone: 020 8239 2383 

Closing date: 24 May 2019*

* We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date should a suitable candidate apply.

Interview Date: To be confirmed   

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More about Overton Grange School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stanley Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM2 6TQ, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8239 2383
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