Teacher of Science and STEM leader Garth Hill College, Bracknell, Berkshire

Job description

Garth Hill College are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and committed classroom practitioner to the post of teacher of Science and STEM Leader from January 2020. This is a great opportunity to someone looking to take on additional leadership responsibility for the first time.

The successful applicant will lead on the College’s STEM work including organising enrichment activities and projects and promoting the importance of STEM across the College community.

We offer a positive, friendly and supportive atmosphere, a strong team ethos, a strong staff association, modern facilities and the very best programme of professional development together with opportunities for career development.

• OFSTED ‘good’ (May 2019)
• Excellent facilities
• Visits prior to application are very welcome

Garth Hill College is a happy and vibrant place of learning. We are proud to be a genuinely comprehensive school and offer a wide and diverse range of excellent opportunities, inside and outside the classroom, that we believe enable our young people to develop exceptionally well both academically and personally.

Garth Hill College is committed to safeguarding children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a full disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Essential educational requirements

A degree in a relevant STEM related subject
QTS.
Good experience working in a secondary school (ideally at
least three years experience).
Some experience of being involved with the STEM
programme at Garth Hill College or similar outreach working
in the wider College community.

Essential qualifications

A degree in a relevant subject
QTS or about to complete a course leading to QTS (for example Bachelor of Education degree, PGCE etc.), or eligible for QTS.

Essential skills and experience

To lead on the College’s STEM and ‘specialism’ work in and across the College community
including community partnership work and outreach with other local primary partner and
secondary schools, businesses and other organisations.
STEM and ‘specialism’ work is an important part of the College’s distinctive culture and ethos and this
role is crucial to the successful development of that work across the College community.
A clear and good understanding of current educational issues, theory and practice, with particular regard to the National Curriculum, relevant subject area, learning and personal development.
Subject knowledge sufficient to challenge learners of all abilities and achieve high outcomes.
A developing range of successful teaching strategies, including the ability to use resources, including new technology, effectively to enhance pupils’ learning and progress.

Employee benefits

TLR


About Garth Hill College

Garth Hill is a happy and vibrant place of learning. We are proud to be a genuinely comprehensive school and offer a wide and diverse range of excellent opportunities, inside and outside the classroom, that we believe enable our young people to develop exceptionally well both academically and personally. Success has been built upon high standards and expectations. We expect pupils to take responsibility, to work as hard as staff, always try their best, and to reflect upon, and learn from failure and success. We also expect our young people to demonstrate good behaviour, self-discipline and respect. We praise and reward good citizenship, but there are clearly understood sanctions for unacceptable conduct. Garth Hill College serves the community of North Bracknell and surrounding areas for pupils aged 11-19.

Address
Bull Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 2AD
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Garth Hill College website (opens in a new window)