Science Teacher (specialism in Physics desirable)

Turing House School, Twickenham, TW2 6LH

21 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    1 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS1 to UPS3 (£29,915 to £45,766)

Science Teacher (specialism in Physics desirable) job summary

Are you passionate about teaching? Are you looking for an inspirational school that provides the rare opportunities that a growing school does? Do you want to be supported in your career development? Then come and join us at Turing House School.

Turing House School is seeking to appoint a highly motivated Teacher of Science to join our energetic team in October 2022 or January 2023. We have recently moved to our new permanent site with state-of-the-art facilities. You will join us at an exciting time, with our first full academic year on our new site.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be confident in teaching Science across Key Stages 3, 4, and 5. A specialism in Physics is desirable but not essential.
  • Be flexible, dedicated and passionate about delivering exceptional learning experiences and ensuring all students achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and share the school’s mission and ethos.

Why work for Turing House School:

  • In April 2022, we are moved into our new permanent site in Whitton with state-of-the-art facilities.
  • Friendly colleagues who are always happy to help each other.
  • All staff are proud to be part of the school and feel supported by the open-door policy of Senior Leadership who genuinely want to see you succeed and thrive.
  • Please see our website or this link for our virtual open evening/morning events: Turing House School Open Events
  • Excellent opportunities for ongoing professional development with cross trust support from RET and training catered to support your individual career.
  • Great support for ECTs including your own dedicated mentor, reduced teaching timetable and a successful induction programme.
  • Staff wellbeing is at the forefront of the school’s priorities. Happy teachers make a happy school.
  • Staff benefits include a laptop for all teaching staff, free flu jab, staff exercise sessions, regular social events, weekly staff bulletins and staff appreciation shout out board.
  • To be part of an 11-18 provision with opportunities to teach in the sixth form in many subject areas. Our sixth form opened in September 2020.
  • Free tea and coffee in the staffroom as well as free delicious meals from our catering company on days where you carry out break or lunch duties.

Here’s what Ofsted have to say:

“Staff morale is exceptionally high. Staff are enthusiastic and enjoy working in the school. There is strong sense of teamwork across the whole school community.”

“Leaders have established an open culture at the school where there is a clear sense of teamwork and community across staff and pupils alike. Everyone takes pride in the school. It is a welcoming and vibrant place. High expectations across the school have secured high standards of behaviour.”

Teachers’ Testimonials:

“Behaviour is exceptional. Motivation is high. There is a lot of enthusiasm and aspiration to do well in class. Most students are following expectations and are caring about their work outside of the classroom. I get to eat lunch and have time away from screens. This has had a huge improvement on my own health and my lessons.”

“Staff are incredibly supportive and positive. Expectations are made clear and help is always at hand. Students are incredibly self-motivated and behaviour is minimal.”

Parent Testimonial:

“I think Turing House is a fabulous school full of hard-working, dedicated and inspirational staff and students. Thank you for everything you do for the school, it is very much appreciated”.

Choosing the right new school to work in is as important to you as choosing the right new staff is for us. Please visit our website to find out more about us and to download a recruitment pack.

The closing date for all applications is midday on Thursday 1st September. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the arrangements by email and telephone. Interviews will take place week commencing 5th September.

We are completely committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and references. Turing House School is an equal opportunity employer. Those who work for us are expected to share this commitment, which will be fully tested as part of the selection process. Our policies, procedures and practices reflect our commitment to equality and diversity. Individuals will be selected for appointment based purely on their suitability for the post.

Applying for the job

Please visit our vacancies page and download a recruitment pack. Please send your completed application and supporting statement to vacancies@turinghouseschool.org.uk

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Turing House School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
729 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number
02080696100

Turing House School is an inspirational growing 11-19 secondary school. This September we welcomed our second cohort into our sixth form and we now have years 7 to 13. Our first six years have established us as a successful and exceptionally popular school, being oversubscribed for every intake. In May 2018, we were delighted when Ofsted judged us as good overall with outstanding leadership and management as well as personal development, behaviour and welfare. In April 2022, we moved into our new permanent in Whitton site with state-of-the-art facilities.

To continue to develop the vision for Turing House School, we need the very best staff who are able to embed our ethos into their teaching and wider school life. We have already created a wonderful environment for young people to learn and mature in and we continue to develop this as we settle into our permanent site. Our aim is that all our students can be equipped to progress to the jobs, training and higher education most suited to their talents and abilities, irrespective of their social or economic circumstances and ultimately have high aspirations for themselves and their future.

You will join us at an exciting time with the first full academic year on our permanent site, providing a rare opportunity for an inspirational teachers to make a mark on the school and develop their careers with us.

Arranging a visit to Turing House School

As it is the summer break. Please email us at vacancies@turinghouseschool.org.uk and we can arrange a visit when their are staff on site.

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