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Teacher of Science

Thamesmead School, Shepperton, Middlesex

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subjects
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science
Working pattern
Full-time only
Salary
£26,948 - £38,174 MPS Fringe

Job summary

We are looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to join our highly successful and supportive Science department.

Employee benefits

• We have a comprehensive NQT programme that ensures new teachers have a lighter timetable, a dedicated subject mentor and timetabled weekly mentor slot, a professional induction programme to the role, and school, as well as access to the training we offer through our SCITT provision.
• Staff wellbeing is of upmost importance at Thamesmead School. Strategic decisions are made to support staff in obtaining a good work life balance: consideration has been given to timings regarding marking load, assessment logging and meeting schedules to ensure staff are not overloaded. There is a wellbeing day in December to help break up the long autumn term, every effort is made to accommodate absence for special occasions such as graduation or nativity plays. Finally, with the school day ending at 2.30, there is time in the afternoon for staff to complete lesson preparation or take part in student or staff based extracurricular activities. Thamesmead celebrates the successes of staff on a weekly basis via the ‘Start of the Week’ award; gives mindfulness advice weekly via email and provides frequent break and lunch time treats for staff!
• At Thamesmead we place a high emphasis on Professional Development and provide a full and varied CPD programme for all teachers. Through a combination of independent pedagogical research and a structured programme, our aim is for all staff to be informed and reflective practitioners, leading and developing best practice that ensures successful outcomes for all students. There is an ethos of support in the school, where everybody’s principal aim is to provide the best education for the students as we can.

Applying for the job

To apply for this exciting opportunity please complete an application form. These can be downloaded via this site or by emailing z.midwinter@thamesmead.surrey.sch.uk

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1013 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01932 219 448

About Thamesmead School

The school is situated to the West of London with good rail and road access. Our location means our staff enjoy living in areas such as West and South West London, Surrey and Berkshire making fantastic choices for city, suburban or rural living available.

Thamesmead is a vibrant and successful school. In 2019 our students gained strong GCSE results. 85% of students gained a 4 grade or higher in English and Maths and 58% of students achieved a grade 5 or higher in English and Maths. 83% achieved 5 GCSEs or more graded at 4 or above.

"Pupils behave well, are co-operative and respectful towards their teachers and each other. Strong leadership aims to ensure that the school provides the best possible standards of teaching and learning."- Ofsted.

School location

Manygate Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 9EE

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