Secondary Science Teacher - January 2019 - Hillingdon

Job Title: Secondary Science Teacher - January 2019 - Hillingdon
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hillingdon, London
Industries: Secondary
Salary: £27000 - £43000 per annum
Start Date: January
Reference: Hk67890_1539344401
Contact Name: Huma Khan
Contact Email:
Job Published: Oct 12, 2018

Job Description

*Science teacher
*January 2019 - Permanent
*££27-43 k

"A Good School with Outstanding Behaviour and Safety and Outstanding Leadership and Management." Ofsted

An exciting opportunity has arisen to appoint a dynamic suitably qualified teacher of Science, preferably with Chemistry specialism, who has a real passion for the subject and is capable of teaching across all key stages, with the capability of inspiring, challenging and stimulating students. Leading a specific key stage / Chemistry this role will provide an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to help lead one of the core school departments, develop their knowledge of strategic curriculum development, learning and continue to raise standards in Science / Chemistry at KS3-5. The ability or willingness to teach Chemistry at GCSE and A Level is desirable but not essential.

The Science Department is hard working, committed and flexible. The department is well-resourced and has excellent ICT resources to support learning. In KS4 students currently follow one of two pathways; GCSE Triple Science or GCSE Double Science. Science is a very popular subject at A Level with a high proportion of students continuing with one of more sciences in the sixth form and a strong tradition of progression to Higher Education.
The is a very popular and oversubscribed mixed six form entry, 11-18 comprehensive school, situated in a pleasant residential area in North West London, bordering Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire. The school has a track record of real success at all Key Stages. 79% of students achieved grades 9-4 in both English and Maths at GCSE in 2018 and we have been ranked in the top 20% of all schools nationally for progress measures and attainment over the past three years. At A-Level 30% of all grades were A* - A and 55% A* - B. The school converted to academy status on 1 November 2011 and is part of the Vanguard Learning Trust which also includes one other secondary and one primary school.

We are well known for high academic standards, good behaviour, and our strong community spirit including a strong house system with students leading their peers. "Behaviour and attitudes are exceptional" (Ofsted 2013). Many students are involved in extracurricular sport, music and drama, performing at a high level including prestigious public events and performing in our own school productions.

The school will offer you:
*A well established and well respected Continual Professional Development program.
*Creative opportunities and mentoring for continual career progression.
*A friendly, innovative and exciting community in which to work.
*A lively, friendly and supportive team of specialist Science teachers achieving excellent results.
*A comprehensive and first class new employee induction programme.
*An annual two day Staff Conference with excellent keynote speakers.
*Excellent facilities including Interactive whiteboards, onsite gym, ample car parking and access to local transport.

Please contact us no later than October 16th 2018 in order to submit your application

If you are a Science Teacher looking for a fresh start in a fantastic school, please apply here or contact us directly on 0207 272 7070 or via email:

* You must have the legal right to work in the UK
* You must hold QTS or a UK recognised equivalent teaching qualification
* This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks

It is A* Star Teachers' policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, due to the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to each applicant individually. If we have not contacted you within three working days, your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may feel suitable for in the future. A* Star Teachers is a Quality Marked Agency (continuously since 2002) and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

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