Science Teacher

Chichester Free School, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 1NP

This job expired on 10 January 2022

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    10 January 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    1 December 2021

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£25,714 - £36,961

Science Teacher job summary

The Governors and Principal are seeking an exceptional teacher with the energy and vision to teach Science KS3 & KS4 at Chichester Free School. This is an opportunity for a full time position, for either an April 2022 or September 2022 start. We are looking for strong academic credentials but also experience of working in a school committed to our values and ideals, where the co-curricular offer is as vital as the rigour of the taught curriculum. The role will be an outstanding educator with the ability and drive to offer the highest quality of teaching and learning. As an all through school there may be opportunities to teach across all phases, for the right candidate, but this is primarily a Secondary post. CFS follows national pay scales; this role would be equally suitable for a newly qualified or more experienced teacher. The Upper Pay Scale would be considered for the right candidate and on the agreement of a whole school responsibility in addition to the role outlined below. The Science Department Our highly qualified and successful Science department consists of a six strong team with six dedicated classrooms and strong leadership from both a Head of Department and 2i/c. Our results have been increasing year on year with last year’s 4+ results well above national average. As a department we are committed to parallel set teaching, allowing flexibility of setting and small class sizes in all year groups. Pupils are entered for AQA Science GCSE. Our more able pupils have the opportunity to complete additional GCSEs in Biology, Physics and Chemistry. The Role The person appointed to this post will be expected to teach Science across all abilities from at least Years 7 to 11. They will also be expected to take a proactive role in the extra curricular life of the school. The ability to teach KS3 maths would also be welcome. The successful candidate will: be a well-qualified, enthusiastic graduate of Science, or complimentary subject be a highly-skilled and competent teacher who is energetic and totally committed to the ethos of the School readily establish excellent relationships with both staff and students have an up-to-date awareness of current issues relating to Science teaching, especially the new curriculum and GCSE requirements enjoy pioneering new developments in pedagogy embrace the use of new technologies in the classroom be skilled in behaviour for learning value creating an inspiring learning environment explore opportunities to further participation and achievement in their subject, eg debating, creative writing etc possess drive, expertise and enthusiasm be well-organised and disciplined when it comes to administrative duties possess an optimistic and resilient style when faced with pressure be able to communicate well with children and young people, having an understanding of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people All teachers at CFS commit themselves to contribute fully to the ethos and life of the School in and outside the classroom.
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About Chichester Free School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
School size
1015 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
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CFS is a non-profit making, state-funded school, established in response to real demand within the local area for a greater variety of schools. We have been open since 2013, and are now fully established in our state of the art facilities on the Carmelite Convent Site on the Hunston Road in the south of Chichester. We are full in all year groups from Years R to 11, with waiting lists in most phases of the School. Our PAN is 60 in primary, and 120 in secondary.

Arranging a visit to Chichester Free School

Please contact Susan Moon on hr@chichesterfreeschool.org.uk or on 01243 792690.

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