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Science Teacher

The North School, Ashford, Kent

Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Chemistry, Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS / UPS (dependent on experience)

Job summary

SCIENCE TEACHER (Required for January 2021)
The North School are looking for an enthusiastic and successful teacher to join our successful Science department teaching students from KS3 to KS5.

The Headteacher wants to recruit a teacher with a good grasp on good and outstanding teaching in both Chemistry and Physics, confident in their ability and able to consistently deliver effective lessons and learning with a positive approach. In return we offer candidates access to our excellent internal CPD programme, outstanding teacher programmes; outstanding leadership programme and our shadow leadership scheme.

Applicants should possess excellent communication and organisational skills, be hard working, flexible and professional. They should have high expectations of students, colleagues and self, displaying energy and enthusiasm in and out of the classroom, contributing to the school’s overall success. A willingness to contribute to other areas of school life would be welcome.

Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

Further details about the school can be found on our website www.north.kent.sch.uk and further information about the vacancy can be obtained via email at recruitment@north.kent.sch.uk

Applying for the job

Via The North School Website or Kent Teach online.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Local authority maintained school
Education phase Secondary
School size 1067 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The North School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@north.kent.sch.uk
Contact phone number 01233 614600

About The North School

We are proud that The North School is a happy and improving school where students and teachers enjoy learning together. An experienced team of colleagues provide all students with the best possible opportunities, both inside and outside of the classroom. Our teachers encourage all students to develop their resilience and independence.

Our students are expected to treat each other and staff with care, courtesy and consideration. They are taught to always try their very best at whatever they do and to value the progress they make as individuals. We value a community approach to education to ensure that there is a broad range of expertise within the school. This enables our students to be supported in all areas, so that they may strive to reach their full potential in school and in their future lives.

At The North School we recognise that the students are at the centre of the learning experience and that they all come with different needs and abilities, not to mention interests and strengths. Therefore, we continually review the curriculum diet available to ensure that it best reflects the national picture and the needs of the students. This enables us to make the learning experience as skills-based as possible with a broad range of subjects and an emphasis on personal achievement.

Working in partnership with parents and the local community is important to us. Collaboration with parents to ensure that every student in our care reaches their full potential is highly valued. We encourage all parents to get involved in the life of the school. The well-established Parents' Forum offers an excellent opportunity to influence the developments at The North School.

Our classroom practice and academic achievement is supported by a wide range of facilities that include a highly successful Basketball Academy, excellent sports facilities and clubs, a climbing wall and even a full working farm, with a very committed Young Farmers' Club, that has achieved great success at agricultural shows through Kent and Sussex. All these elements contribute towards our safe, positive and varied learning environment that enables our students to achieve their full potential and enjoy their time with us.

Arranging a visit to The North School

Visits can be arranged by contacting the Recruitment Manager at recruitment@north.kent.sch.uk.

School location

Essella Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 8AL

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