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Science Teacher

Ada Lovelace Church of England High School, London

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £30,480 to £41,483

Job summary

As a new school within a highly aspirational and academically successful multi-academy Trust, Ada Lovelace CE High School offers comprehensive CPD, exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects for its teachers. The school, now in its second year, is currently co-located at William Perkin CE High School (Ofsted ‘Outstanding’), and moves to its brand new permanent site in north Ealing in September 2020.

This is an exciting role for an enthusiastic teacher as we prepare our students for GCSE and beyond (the school’s first GCSEs will be in 2023). Our oldest Year group will start Year 9 in September 2020 so this post is ideally suited to a teacher who is passionate about curriculum design and development, especially at KS4. You will be joining an innovative, ambitious and energetic staff group that seeks to deliver an outstanding curriculum, and will be well supported by an experienced Senior Leadership Team.

Ada Lovelace has an innovative curriculum model – core subjects including science are taught in the morning in 50-minute periods, and science is studied every day by every student. These lessons cover the academic core, with the Practical and Creative subject options, taking place in the afternoon. All students in Key Stage 3 have an afternoon a week of Applied Science session in which they explore the subject in a real world context.

Essential educational requirements

A good degree

Essential qualifications

QTS (or working towards this)

Essential skills and experience

• Ability to teach Science to at least KS4
• Knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum
• An understanding of recent curriculum / learning developments
• An understanding of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement
• An understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively
• Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
• Energy and enthusiasm
• A commitment to the ethos of the school

Employee benefits

• Exceptional professional development and career progression
• Positive working relationships at all levels
• A supportive Leadership Team
• Opportunity to gain experience within four different Trust schools with a common commitment to professional collaboration

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Free School, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 256 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Ada Lovelace Church of England High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk

About Ada Lovelace Church of England High School

School location

Park View Road, London, W5 2JX