Teacher of Biology (Full Time) Langley Park School for Girls, Beckenham, Kent

Job description

This role is open to applications from both newly qualified and experienced Science teachers.
Job Purpose:
Through effective teaching and consistent adherence to the school’s educational aims and policies, to be responsible for helping pupils to realise their learning potential :
Duties and Responsibilities:
• To value and contribute to the school’s culture of achievement and to its commitment to raising standards of performance
• To champion all whole-school policies so that pupils’ learning, health and safety are consistently supported
• To be committed to the progress of all students, whatever their starting points
• To attend and participate in all scheduled meetings in accordance with the school’s published calendar
• To plan and deliver dynamic and engaging learning experiences and provide meaningful feedback that supports students’ next steps
• To share in supervisory duties in accordance with the school’s published rotas
• To be conversant with all published school information
• To keep lesson registers and to record details of classwork and homework set for pupils
• To participate in public and internal examination arrangements together with any other review or assessment programmes and to report on these in accordance with published schedules
• To contribute to the formulation and implementation of departmental and faculty policies
• To be responsible for your teaching room with regard to its good order, appearance, health and safety
• To be responsible for the best use, supervision and security of any resources allocated to you
• To share in the responsibilities of your faculty and of your own specific subject/s
• To comply with the school’s Health and Safety Policy

Essential educational requirements

You will need to be flexible and open, resourceful and positive.
In particular you must have:
• good Science Degree
• the ability to provide outstanding classroom teaching throughout the age and ability range
• a commitment to empowering young women as 21st century leaders
• the ability to work as part of a team
• the ability to use ICT effectively in all aspects of your work
• a knowledge of current issues and educational developments, specifically in relation to the teaching of Science
• a desire to take on extra responsibilities and to innovate
• a desire to contribute to our varied enrichment programme
• good communication and inter-personal skills
• the ability to work hard, remain positive and effective under pressure and see projects through to completion

Essential qualifications

Good Science Degree

Essential skills and experience

In particular you must have:
• good Science Degree
• the ability to provide outstanding classroom teaching throughout the age and ability range
• a commitment to empowering young women as 21st century leaders
• the ability to work as part of a team
• the ability to use ICT effectively in all aspects of your work
• a knowledge of current issues and educational developments, specifically in relation to the teaching of Science
• a desire to take on extra responsibilities and to innovate
• a desire to contribute to our varied enrichment programme
• good communication and inter-personal skills
• the ability to work hard, remain positive and effective under pressure and see projects through to completion


About Langley Park School for Girls

Address
Hawksbrook Lane, Beckenham, Kent, BR3 3BE
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Langley Park School for Girls website (opens in a new window)