Chemistry and Physics Teacher

The Highcrest Academy, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP13 7NQ

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS/UPS plus £1,000 bursary for direct applications

Chemistry and Physics Teacher job summary

Required for September 2022

The Role

We are seeking an enthusiastic teacher to join our successful Science department to teach Chemistry and Physics to KS4 and General Science to KS3. The ability to teach KS5 Chemistry would be an advantage but is not essential.. You will join a leading department in a heavily over-subscribed academy. The Science department is staffed with a mixture of experienced teachers, ECTs and two technicians, all with a commitment to continuous school improvement. We have a suite of dedicated Science laboratories, all with newly installed up to date technology, plus a recently refurbished lab and Sixth Form facilities.

You will be keen to promote the Science department and improve upon the opportunities available to our students.

Applying for the job

How to Apply

Are you a team player, passionate about education and social mobility? Do you want to be a pivotal part of improving opportunities for students, increasing their learning and social experiences? Do you want to work in an environment which prioritises staff and student health and well-being? Then please apply now!

We will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and reserve the right to close the advert early.

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About The Highcrest Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1000 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About Us

A thriving and friendly academy in the heart of the community, with staff recognition schemes, free gym and staff sports teams, to counter the free breakfast, “Friday Treats” and on-site coffee shop! We also offer the possibility of shared staff living accommodation and on-site parking.

“Staff feel very well supported by senior leaders. According to staff, they feel valued because senior leaders are approachable..” ... Ofsted 2020

Highcrest offers both an excellent induction and support programme for ECTs and an innovative and extensive CPD package for ECTs and more experienced teachers. In addition as an ECT, you will have weekly CPD meetings with experienced members of staff, weekly time-tabled and protected Mentor Meetings, and subject knowledge time with departments.

“The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere” and “Pupils at The Highcrest Academy happily live up to the school’s motto of ‘aspire and achieve’.”. Ofsted 2020

Situated in the leafy Chilterns and within easy reach of Central London, Highcrest is culturally and academically diverse and is the only academy in Buckinghamshire that caters for students of ‘all abilities’. Some of our students need all your support, whilst others need to be challenged and stretched. Our inclusive and successful House system, a wide range of clubs, visits and trips helps to bring our whole school community together.

There are approximately 1000 students on roll, including the Sixth Form. Recent additions to our site include a gym and restaurant/coffee shop for both staff and students, as well as a purpose-built Sixth Form Centre.

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