19 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    20 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

FTE £48,935 – £53,880pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated and innovative Lead Practitioner of Scienceto join our Sciencefacultyat Thomas Knyvett College. We are looking for an inspirational teacher with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment; a commitment to ‘Bringing out the Best’ in every student; and a genuine passion for their subject.

Teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do at Thomas Knyvett College. We prioritise planning time for teachers with 16% PPA compared with the 10% national average. Thomas Knyvett College is a place where you really do have the space to teach. We encourage colleagues to try new things, take risks and have fun in the classroom. Our teachers are encouraged to be themselves whilst reflecting on the latest developments in pedagogy and how they can be applied. Central to our ethos are the positive relationships and personalised approach which we take with all our students.

We are a very lively and supportive faculty of six subject-specialist teachers with a vast range of experience and expertise in the field of Science Education and two science technicians.

All members of the team work closely together and collaborate fully with our planning and in other areas to share best practice. The 8 labs are equipped with relevant specialist equipment and an interactive whiteboard. We make full use of science specific online platforms and Microsoft Teams to encourage independent learning both within and beyond the classroom.

We follow the AQA GCSE specification for both Combined Science,which presents Biology, Chemistry and Physics in separate teaching and learning unitsfor current Years 7- 10. Current Year 11 follow the Excel GCSE specification.

What the school offers its staff

Thomas Knyvett College is a welcoming, creative and community-based school where through our values of being proud, respectful, open-minded, unified and determined we set high standards which enable our students to develop into confident and responsible members of the global community. We have a real focus on collegiality and staff wellbeing.

Students at Thomas Knyvett enjoy, and are reflective about, their learning. Teachers develop and explore the passions for their subjects. We offer a broad and rich curriculum which allows our students to thrive whatever their interests, and we also provide a wealth of enrichment opportunities beyond the curriculum. Ours is a school where students are celebrated and supported as individuals to have the very best experiences.

We are proud to ‘Bring out the Best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and therefore increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

More on how to apply (opens in new tab)

About Thomas Knyvett College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
741 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Thomas Knyvett College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email helen.sullivan@thpt.org.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teacher of Science (Physics Specialism)

West London Free School

241 King Street, London, W6 9LP

Teacher of Science

Uxbridge High School

The Greenway, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 2PR

John Roan Teaching Staff (Science)

The John Roan School

Westcombe Park Road, London, SE3 7QR

Science Teacher

Rowhill School

York Road, Aldershot, Hampshire, GU11 3JG

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in Surrey