Teacher of Physics Gordano School, Bristol

Job description

For September 2020, we are seeking a qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of Physics to join our dynamic and highly successful Science Faculty on a full time and permanent basis.

This post would be equally suitable for NQTs and teachers with more experience.

The successful candidate will be able to work successfully with students across the Key Stages and will have the opportunity to teach to A Level. They will be expected to make a contribution to the extra-curricular life of the school and be prepared to be a creative and inventive member of the Faculty team, and demonstrate leadership skills developed to date.

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Essential skills and experience

We are looking for a motivated and hard-working teacher of Physics to develop strong relationships with students and to be an enthusiastic member of the Science Faculty. Interested candidates should display the following:-

 Excellent teaching skills
 Good relationships with pupils and staff
 Commitment to using ICT as a teaching tool
 Commitment to high expectations and standards of work
 Willing to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours of Gordano School
 Passionate about the role of Science in the curriculum
 Able to enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students and staff to raise standards achievement to all levels.
 A specialism in Physics

About Gordano School

Gordano School is a large and highly successful 11-18 comprehensive secondary school approximately eight miles outside Bristol. We are very proud to be the sole secondary school serving the thriving town of Portishead, and benefit greatly from being a central part of our community. We were judged Outstanding by OFSTED in all categories in our last inspection in 2012. We view education as something bigger than just academic achievement. We are proud of our considerable academic success, but believe that an education should be about preparing young people for their future lives in a complete sense. As well as consistently positive Progress 8 and Level 3 Value Added outcomes at GCSE and A Level respectively we place great emphasis on student leadership, an unparalleled extra-curricular programme and student progression to their next steps in a wide range of academic or vocational routes. We value our membership of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership, the North Somerset Teaching Alliance and our role as a Teaching School in delivering high quality support and development for colleagues, both new to the profession and more established. Our size allows regular opportunities for progression into leadership roles.

St Mary's Road, Bristol, BS20 7QR
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