Teacher of Chemistry Ellesmere Port Catholic High School, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire

Job description

The successful candidate will be expected to:

• accept responsibility for delivering the scheme of work

• have high standards of teaching

• prepare lessons and homework

• help in the development of the Departmental scheme of work, policies and Initiatives, assess and record pupils’ performance and achievement and plan interventions where required

• set, mark and record homework and classwork in accordance with School and Department policy

• teach across the whole age range and across all ability groups, therefore, setting appropriate work according to the needs of the children from their respective starting points

• accept responsibility for the resources given including textbooks and exercise books and to accept joint responsibility for maintenance of the science area

• follow the Staff Handbook on matters regarding professional requirements including Assessment/Recording and Reporting on Achievement and Attainment

• undertake any other associated and appropriate teacher duties as required by the Headteacher, including attendance at meetings

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed candidate who can work effectively with all levels of ability.

The successful candidate should demonstrate an ability and willingness to reflect evaluate and develop their teaching and leadership skills and be keen to try new initiatives.

Essential educational requirements

Degree or equivalent qualification and a teaching qualification
Up-to-date in-service training in subject and whole school issues

Essential qualifications

Recent experience of teaching the 11-18 age range
Involvement in the professional development of staff
An outstanding classroom practitioner
Experience of producing examination results to a high standard
Experience of working in more than one previous school

Essential skills and experience

Strong working knowledge of the National Curriculum, issues and developments
Highly effective interpersonal, communication and presentation skills; the ability to lead and enthuse others; the ability to co-operate and co-ordinate with other departments

Excellent administration, organisation and management skills
Excellent information and communication technology skills
Knowledge of equal opportunity issues for students and staff

A flexible and open-minded approach to learning and teaching with an understanding and proven practice of differentiation


About Ellesmere Port Catholic High School

Address
Capenhurst Lane, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 7AQ
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Ellesmere Port Catholic High School website (opens in a new window)