Teacher of Physics or Chemistry The Cherwell School, Oxford, Oxfordshire

Job description

Teacher of Physics or Chemistry

Main Scale/UPS
Full Time
Permanent
Start Date: September 2020

The Cherwell School is a high performing and oversubscribed comprehensive school in Oxford (1990 students on roll, including 620 in the Sixth Form). We achieved GCSE progress results in the top 5% of all schools in 2018. We are pleased that we hold an ‘Outstanding’ rating by Ofsted as we feel this is a fair reflection of the school, not least as we recognize that we have the capacity to develop and improve further. We consider ourselves to be a school which has at its heart “opportunity, responsibility, excellence” and we aim to make this a deeper reality for all of our students and staff in the years to come. Our aims are supported by our designation as a National Teaching School and as a School Centred Initial Teacher Training provider. We are committed to the professional learning and career development of our staff and work in conjunction with the River Learning Trust to raise standards.

We are seeking to appoint a qualified teacher (holds, or will hold QTS by September 2020) who has a genuine excitement for excellence in the teaching and learning of Physics or Chemistry. The successful candidate will enjoy working with young people and be able to make a positive contribution to our successful Science faculty.

Given the Teaching School status of the school and our commitment to staff development, the successful candidate will have ample opportunity to develop their own professional learning. This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the provision of a rich learning experience for students. Should you wish to be part of our future, we welcome your application.

For further information and to apply please visit the website:
https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/the-cherwell-school-1030426

You are welcome to contact Mary Maguire on 01865 558719 if you would like to know more about the role or the application process.

The closing date for applications is Thursday 27th February 2020 at 9.00am

Interviews will take place on Monday 2nd March 2020

The Cherwell School and the River Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff are expected to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The Cherwell School is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of ethnic backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our school community.

The Cherwell School is an academy managed by The River Learning Trust, which is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales with a registered company number 7966500. Registered Office: The Cherwell School, Marston Ferry Road, OXFORD OX2 7EE United Kingdom

Essential educational requirements

Degree from University

Essential qualifications

QTS (or will have obtained by September 20)
Suitable for NQT's

Essential skills and experience

Teaching of Physics or Chemistry at secondary level

Employee benefits

Great staff development opportunities (CPD, training)
Cycle scheme
Computer/technology scheme
Discounted use of local leisure centre


About The Cherwell School

Address
Marston Ferry Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX2 7EE
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
The Cherwell School website (opens in a new window)