Teacher of Chemistry

St Ignatius College, Enfield, EN1 4NP

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 0022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

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Teacher of Chemistry job summary

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic Ofsted rated ‘good’ school where all can thrive. We value our staff and want to develop them to the full in a supportive environment. We are looking for a candidate who has a deep passion for Chemistry, is forward thinking, innovative and committed to achieving excellence in all areas. As a department, Science is leading on the implementation of a knowledge-rich curriculum. In KS3, students study a knowledge-rich curriculum that focuses on the ten big ideas of Science education in order to develop the understanding required for all students to become well-rounded scientists. In KS4 pupils can study either the separate Science or combined Science specifications which offer pupils the opportunity to follow their academic passions at an appropriately challenging depth. The successful candidate will work closely with the existing specialists within the department and play a key role in the further development of the Science curriculum in addition to their teaching responsibilities. Student outcomes are continuously improving, with a P8 of 0.51 in combined science in 2019. Our separate Science Chemistry class also achieved a 2019 P8 of 0.51. We also run a highly successful and popular A Level Science programme with recent leavers going on to study engineering and medicine at top universities. Chemistry students regularly achieve over 50% A*-B and positive L3VA scores at A Level. Students are given opportunities to further develop their interested through a wide range of enrichment activities which include our Science club at KS3, Science challenges at KS4, and Olympiads at KS5. This enrichment offer is something the successful candidate will play a vital role in moving forward.

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About St Ignatius College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1045 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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St Ignatius College is:

• A well-respected, oversubscribed Jesuit Community committed to the spiritual, personal and academic development of each individual: the formation of the whole person
• A warm friendly community where all are respected and valued
• A school where teachers are developed ‘’through a strong programme of ongoing individualised support’ and where leaders are ‘’without compromise in their continuing programme of improvement’’
• A school where students are courteous, respectful and keen to succeed
• Teacher testimonial: “I feel that I have really grown professionally at St Ignatius College. Teachers are encouraged to take risks with their practice and the CPD is second to none. It is an incredibly supportive environment.”

Arranging a visit to St Ignatius College

All applicants are strongly encouraged to visit our school. To arrange a visit please contact Ms Serbetli (HR Administrator) on serbetlii@st-ignatius.enfield.sch.uk

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