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Science Teacher

Post Title:     Science Teacher

Salary and Scale:   Main Scale

Hours: (including any pattern of working if appropriate)           Full Time

Established or Temporary contract:    Established

Required from September 2019

The Governing Body are looking to appoint a talented and inspirational teacher of science to join our team with effect from September 2019.  An earlier start may be available.

The Science Department is located at the centre of the school in well-resourced laboratories. Our faculty work together to deliver inspiring lessons and all members of the team teach across the age and ability range.

A comprehensive programme of support and training will be made available to the successful applicant. Should a NQT be appointed they will be supported with a reduced timetable, a mentor and a strong commitment to his/her professional development.

The successful candidate will be:
A dynamic, inspirational and enthusiastic classroom practitioner with high expectations in your own classroom.
Fully committed to learning, high quality teaching and raising standards of all students.
Passionate about your subject; able to inspire and motivate students and staff.
Committed to ensuring all students reach their potential.
Able to recognise opportunities and face challenges, whilst maintaining your sense of humour and care for young people.
Capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working.
A role model for our students and staff.

We Can Offer You:
A good school and a highly supportive Senior Leadership Team
An opportunity to develop your leadership skills with an eye towards further leadership.
A well-resourced, hard-working and supportive team.
Excellent care and support for all staff.
Comprehensive induction and on-going opportunities for Professional Development.
A positive and stimulating learning environment, which values the contribution of all staff.
Enthusiastic students, willing to learn. The successful candidate will demonstrate strong teaching skills and an ability to motivate, enthuse and challenge students to produce the highest quality work and make above expected progress in science up to GCSE. The students and staff at Whittington Green School enjoy state of the art learning and teaching facilities. Learning relationships at all levels are positive and our teachers are developed through a dynamic and innovative CPD model. The science faculty is well equipped and resourced and is at an exciting point in its development.

The post holder will be expected to undertake duties in line with the professional standards for qualified teachers.

Whittington Green School:-

  • welcomes applications regardless of age, gender or religion
  • is committed to the protection and safety of its students
  • undertakes enhanced DBS checks on all applicants
  • only accepts applications submitted on approved application forms

For an informal discussion regarding the above posts or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Catherine Swain on 01246 450825

An application pack is available online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/jobs or via the application form attached, please return to info@wgs.derbyshire.sch.uk

Closing date: Wednesday 6th February 2019

Interviews: Thursday 14th February 2019

Science – JD Person Spec

DCC teacher-application-form