Head of Chemistry - Easter 2020 or September 2020 start
Secure knowledge and understanding of the knowledge, concepts and skills in teaching Science at KS3 and Chemistry at KS4.
Ability to teach A Level Chemistry.
Able to give positive and targeted support to students with special educational needs.
Applications are welcome from well-qualified ambitious teachers with leadership skills as well as those currently running a department.
Essential educational requirements
Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in Chemistry or a related subject
- QTS status
- Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in Chemistry or a related subject
Essential skills and experience
Good classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to promote learning and to engage and motivate students
Ability to use strategies that improve understanding of Science
Ability to encourage and maintain a good standard of discipline in the classroom through well focused teaching, positive relationships and good classroom management
Ability to use appropriately a range of teaching and learning strategies for whole classes, individuals and groups which stimulate, challenge, engage and motivate students
Ability to set clear and appropriate targets, feed back to students and make use of assessment information to promote each student’s attainment and progress, and to plan future lessons
Ability to reflect on one’s own practice
Ability to differentiate tasks appropriately
Main or upper pay range, plus responsibility allowance of £3,000
About Walsall Academy
Walsall Academy in Bloxwich, Walsall opened in September 2003. The student enrolment is around 1300 with approximately 320 students in the Sixth Form. The School is one of a number of City Academies established in England prior to the expansion of the Academies Programme in 2010 and was originally sponsored by The Mercers’ Company of the City of London and Thomas Telford School. We are now a founder school in the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust.
- Lichfield Road, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3LX
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