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Job Description:

 

Head Of Department Science Teacher

Full-time

Permanent Contract

Islington Secondary School

Salary: L16 (Inner London)

We are currently working with a large secondary school Islington who are looking for a Science Teacher to join their school on a full-time permanent basis from September 2024 or sooner. 

 

The Role

In this role you will be teaching combined science across KS3, KS4 with the potential of teaching some classes in KS5 and will be part of the schools Science department. You will join a supporting a hardworking and dynamic Science faculty in which you can continue your professional development. The students follow the AQA syllabus at both GCSE and A-Level so previous experience of this exam board is preferred although not essential. You will also take on Form Tutor responsibilities.

 

The school are looking for a teacher with the following:

- Lead and manage a team of enthusiastic and committed staff

● Secure top grades in both GCSE **and BTEC level 3 Science**.

● Be an outstanding reflective classroom practitioner and a strategic thinker.

● Be able to assist with the development of strategies to ensure every pupil makes good progress in accordance with the schools’ targets and expectations

● Have a commitment to ongoing professional development.

● Be committed to inclusion and well-being of all pupils irrespective of their ability or background

● Be an outstanding role model in your own professional practice including teaching and learning.

● Have the capacity and skills to manage workload and to meet deadlines.

● Be able to assist with the development and delivery of our SEND and intervention strategies.

● Have the knowledge and skills to take responsibility for maintaining up to date curricular intent as directed by your line manager which includes curriculum maps, plans schemes of work and assessment plans.

● Have the knowledge and skills to plan and deliver outstanding lessons that inspire and enthuse pupils.

● To set and mark homework and assessments as per school systems.

● Be expected to play a full part in the extra – curricular activities of this forward-thinking school.

 

The School 

 

This school is a high performing Roman Catholic Boys secondary school with a Mixed Sixth Form in the Borough of Islington. It has provided the local community with over 140 years of high-quality education. The College is on a journey to Outstanding having received a “Good” Section 5 OFSTED report in June 2022. It is a highly regarded school in the local community, based in a vibrant location in North London with excellent transport links.

It is a friendly and supportive school community with a focus on excellence and high expectations of all. Staff development is a priority on our journey to Outstanding. We are now looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed HOD Science to help us deliver outstanding educational opportunities and outstanding outcomes for all of our pupils. Results in Science are **very strong both at GCSE and at A-level**.

 
If this sounds like the position for you, please send forward you CV and availability for an interview and we will be in touch!

We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

 

We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.

 

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info

    Depending on Experience and Qualifications

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)

  • Educational level

    Professional

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