Teacher of Science Heritage High School, Chesterfield, Derbyshire

Job description

Teacher of Science
Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale
Hours: Full time
Contract term: Permanent
Start date: 1 January 2020

The school
Heritage High School is a thriving 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of our community. Staff at the school are committed to enabling students to push themselves towards their aspirations, and in return students are developing into increasingly mature learners and young adults.

We are supported by a strong, effective and aspirational Governing Body. The key to successful education is to ensure that teaching is consistently high quality across all curriculum areas and that learning is focused and purposeful.

To make this happen we are working hard to develop effective, enquiring learners who have real aspiration and take ownership of their own learning.

We provide a core of traditional subjects from Y7 to Y11, and provide high quality guidance to all students on the next steps at post-16. Our facilities are of a high quality, boasting well equipped specialist areas housed in recently constructed buildings.

Regular after school learning activities are also offered together with wider enrichment opportunities, including residential visits abroad.

We are committed to providing the very best for the young people in our care.
I hope that together we can drive the school forwards to even greater success.

Richard Marlow
Headteacher

The role

Students are at the heart of everything that we do and this is an exciting opportunity to join our established Science Department from January 2020. As supportive and friendly team, we are looking for someone who can deliver student focused teaching through challenging lessons and whose passion for teaching and their subject is evident for all to see.

The person
This role is perfect for an individual who likes a challenge and is committed to learning. Our ideal candidate will be self-motivated, patient and caring and someone who will place the quality of our students learning and progression at the heart of what they do every day.
This post would equally suit a confident and ambitious NQT or an experienced teacher.

Why join us
Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. The Trust has a forward thinking strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for our staff. We make a significant investment in all of our employees to ensure we can recruit and retain the most talented people.
We offer:
• Highly competitive pay and pay progression opportunities. Our salaries for leadership and teachers on the Upper Pay Scale and in receipt of a TLR are above national pay scales.
• All NQTs are supported by our own programme which offers structured development and support throughout the NQT year.
• Our RQTs participate in our Trust development programme, building on the NQT year and acting as a stepping stone to further professional development opportunities.
• We also offer development programmes for aspiring middle leaders including our own Middle Leadership programme and the SSAT Leading Practitioners course.
• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high street retail discounts.
• The ability to request flexible working.
• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development.
• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
• A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.

The closing date for applications is: Wednesday 16 October 2019

Interviews will be held on: Week commencing 21 October 2019

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children and young people. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS disclosure, receipt of references and successful completion of vetting procedures.

We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates who meet the minimum job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified Teacher Status and have met the Teaching Standards

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status and have met the Teaching Standards

Essential skills and experience

• Is able to teach National Curriculum Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 including the full GCSE specification in the subject advertised.

Employee benefits

Employee Assistance Scheme


About Heritage High School

Information about Heritage High School Heritage High School is a thriving 11-16 comprehensive school in the heart of our community. Staff at the school are committed to enabling students to push themselves towards their aspirations, and in return students are developing into increasingly mature learners and young adults. We are supported by a strong, effective and aspirational Governing Body. The key to successful education is to ensure that teaching is consistently high quality across all curriculum areas and that learning is focused and purposeful. To make this happen we are working hard to develop effective, enquiring learners who have real aspiration and take ownership of their own learning. We provide a core of traditional subjects from Y7 to Y11, and provide high quality guidance to all students on the next steps at post-16. Our facilities are of a high quality, boasting well equipped specialist areas housed in recently constructed buildings. Regular after school learning activities are offered together with wider enrichment opportunities, including residential visits abroad. We are committed to providing the very best for the young people in our care.

Address
Boughton Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S43 4QG
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy