Science Teacher (full-time and permanent) Winchcombe School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Job description

Full-time and permanent specialist Teacher of Science (preferably physics) required from September 2019, teaching pupils of all abilities in KS3/KS4.

The ideal candidate will, in addition to having the necessary teaching qualifications, be enthusiastic and an excellent communicator to motivate students to achieve their best. NQTs are welcome to apply.

The ability to teach a second subject will be desirable. Please indicate, in your application, any other subjects you can teach and at what level.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in Science subject

Essential qualifications

Teaching qualification BEd or PGCE

Essential skills and experience

Good communication skills and ability to teach pupils of all levels in KS3 and KS4 to GCSE.

Employee benefits

Training and CPD opportunities. Staff well-being support.

About Winchcombe School

Winchcombe School is a successful and thriving academy for students aged 11 to 16 years. We are a tight-knit and caring school, set in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Winchcombe is an attractive small historic town approximately 7 miles from Cheltenham Spa and with regular bus links. Our pupils’ attitudes to learning are highly positive and they participate willingly and with interest in all aspects of school life. We are a vibrant and forward-thinking school with well-established community links and strong partnerships with parents. The School is rated ‘good’ by Ofsted and on a secure improvement trajectory. Our staff also enjoy being part of a supportive community and feel valued for the part they play in the school; we currently have around 70 members of staff in leadership, teaching, support, admin and premises roles. Staff Professional Development and Welfare: Our Senior Leadership Team is committed to supporting professional development and where budget allows, will endeavour to fund training courses which will help staff to complete their job in a more effective manner. Teaching staff are encouraged to undertake visits to other Gloucestershire schools and to share best practice. For more information about our aims, ethos and school in general, please see our website.

Greet Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 5LB
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