Science Teacher

Holmer Green Senior School, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,859 to £36,157

Job summary

Holmer Green Senior School is seeking to appoint an exceptional Science Teacher. The successful candidate will be a well-qualified, inspirational individual with an impressive track record of raising achievement. The ability to teach A Level courses may be an advantage.
The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner and fully committed to high standards and expectations. The school welcomes colleagues with a creative approach who are keen to contribute to exciting curriculum developments.
The postholder will be required to demonstrate a continual positive commitment to the school’s policies including those relating to safeguarding children, health & safety, and equal opportunities.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent in a Science subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Teaching degree or equivalent (BA, Bed, PGCE etc)

Essential skills and experience

• Ability to deal with challenging behaviour
• Ability to act on own initiative
• Ability to motivate and encourage students
• Ability to observe and monitor progress and maintain records
• Up to date and working knowledge of the teaching of Science etc and appropriate resources which delivers outstanding teaching and learning opportunities.
• Good knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching at KS3, 4 and 5.
• Excellent subject knowledge
• Excellent behaviour management skills

Employee benefits

Holmer Green is a popular 11 to 18 school with 900 students (100+ in the Sixth Form) and is expanding. As a school we are in the top 10% of schools nationally for KS4 progress and in the top 5% of schools nationally for KS5 progress. As part of our expansion plan we are also looking forward to a range of new modern facilities.

We can offer 8 staff training days (not the 5 you find in most schools), a two week October half term, professional development of a high standard. We take our staff well-being seriously and offer weekly activities, like team sports.

Main Pay Fringe Allowance payable (Plus TLR2a payment for a Department responsibility for right candidate)

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 892 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
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School website Holmer Green Senior School website (opens in a new window)
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About Holmer Green Senior School

Holmer Green Senior School is a popular 11-18 school with 900 students (100+ in the 6th Form). Relationships at all levels are excellent and we are committed to the professional development of all our staff.

School location

Parish Piece, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP15 6SP