Teacher of Science

Longfield Academy, Darlington


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject General Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,720 to £39,406

Job summary

To provide the highest quality of education, preparation for life and care for all pupils in the school in accordance with the Teachers’ Standards and school policies working with the Head of Department and other colleagues in the development of appropriate syllabuses, materials, schemes of work and lesson plans, which should engage, stimulate and challenge pupils of all abilities, and should cater for all learning styles. This may include taking responsibility for particular courses.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate in relevant subject with Qualified Teacher Status able to teach Science at KS3 and KS4

Essential qualifications

Graduate in relevant subject with Qualified Teacher Status able to teach Science at KS3 and KS4
Recent relevant CPD

Essential skills and experience

Well presented letter outlining skills, experience and educational philosophy
Excellent, up-to-date subject knowledge
At least good classroom practitioner
Experience of tracking pupil progress and using data to inform lesson planning
Excellent knowledge of classroom practice, pedagogy and national policy around education
Ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences, both verbally and in writing
Commitment to raising standards and achieving the best outcomes for pupils
Ability to employ a range of teaching methods and adjust these to meet individual pupil need
Ability to promote a high standard of literacy, articulacy and proper use of standard English within lessons
Ability to provide effective and constructive feedback to pupils
Ability to create effective and positive working relationships with colleagues and senior staff
Ability to establish and maintain an appropriate environment for learning within the classroom

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 904 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Longfield Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email dwallace@swift.academies.org.uk

School location

Longfield Road, Darlington, DL3 0HT