Teacher of Science Christ The King College, Newport, Isle of Wight

Job description

We are seeking a well-qualified and experienced teacher to join our well-resourced Science department. You would be joining a large group of experienced and friendly, specialist staff, who all contribute to the department's teaching at KS3 and work together to ensure our good GCSE results. We offer a wide variety of enrichment trips and STEM activities and believe these are important for our students.

For the right candidate, there would be the possibility of A level teaching, especially in chemistry or physics. Our students make exceptional progress at A level but we welcome applications from teachers from any discipline.

The successful candidate will have the ability and motivation to inspire our students and to enthuse a passion for their subject in them. Through the continued development of outstanding teaching and learning, you will ensure that our students achieve the highest possible outcomes.

A determination for our students to achieve the highest standards are essential. Experience within the secondary school sector and an understanding of the distinctiveness of a Christian College are desirable.

Our ideal candidate will:

be well qualified in their subject
be passionate about their subject and a committed team player
be able to teach their subject at Key Stage 3 to 5
be able to motivate and inspire students
have the desire to continuously develop to be an outstanding teacher
be committed to our Christian ethos and values and our high expectations

In return, we offer the opportunity to join a school who:

offers the opportunity to work within a successful church school community
offers the opportunity to further develop your unique skills and talents for the good of our students
has a successful and thriving sixth form
is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty with the idyllic countryside, breathtaking coastal scenery, an abundance of outdoor activities to enjoy and a peaceful island atmosphere
offers a wide range of staff benefits, including Lifestyle Package with many retail and holiday discounts, a Green Car Leasing Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other benefits.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicants will be expected to undertake enhanced DBS checks.

Essential educational requirements

experienced graduate with appropriate teaching qualification; equivalent HE/FE and/or overseas qualifications will be considered

Essential qualifications

QTS or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

experience in teaching Science across Key Stage 3 to 5

Employee benefits

staff benefits package, which includes retail discounts, gym membership, Cycle to Work Scheme, Greener Car Leasing Scheme and discounted ferry tickets

About Christ The King College

11-18 Voluntary Aided School; Combined Church of England and Roman Catholic school located on the Isle Wight; 1600 students including approximately 280 in the Sixth Form

Wellington Road, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5QT
LA Maintained School
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