Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Wimbledon College Payscale/UPS Inner London

What skills and experience we're looking for

• You will be suitably qualified to teach in Science with a PGCE and QTS

• You will be able to teach Science at KS3,KS4 and KS5

• You will be able to teach either Biology, Chemistry or Physics at KS4 and KS5

• You will strive to deliver a high quality learning experience for all students

• You will believe all students can achieve to a high standard

• You will have energy, enthusiasm, flexibility and determination to succeed

• You will have good interpersonal and organisation skills

• You will be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

• You will have a strong commitment to the school’s Jesuit ethos and values

• You will have a strong commitment to your own Continuous Professional Development

• Your administration and communication are efficient and positive

What the school offers its staff

  • A warm friendly community where all are respected and valued.
  • Staff laptops and individual docking work stations.
  • Classrooms with interactive touch digital screen smart boards.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities for sustained success.
  • Free access to employee assistance programme.
  • Situated minutes from Wimbledon Common and Village, with exceptional facilities on site for staff including swimming pool and gym.
  • Onsite refectory serving staff all day
  • Great transport links with Bus, Train, Tube and Tram stops nearby.
  • A cycle scheme
  • Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students without limitations.

Further details about the role

The school is seeking to employ a well-qualified, enthusiastic and motivational teacher to teach Science. The successful candidate will have the capacity to bring innovative ideas to the classroom and show a strong record of raising student attainment through their teaching.They will also be able to teach either Biology, Chemistry or Physics at GCSE and A Level.

Science has a consistent record of outstanding results with both Attainment and Progress significantly above the national average. Progression into Sixth Form is consistently high, with large numbers of pupils choosing to study Biology, Chemistry and Physics at A Level.

Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified teachers able to teach throughout the age and ability range.We will withdraw the advert if a suitable candidateis found in advance of the deadline so please apply as soon as possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Wimbledon College we recognise our moral and statutory responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all pupils.
We make every effort to provide an environment in which children and adults feel safe, secure, valued and respected, and feel confident to talk if they are worried, believing they will be effectively listened to.

We are alert to the signs of abuse and neglect and follow our procedures to ensure that children receive effective support, protection and justice. Child protection forms part of the school’s safeguarding policy.

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About Wimbledon College

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1248 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
02089462533

Wimbledon College is a popular and oversubscribed school which prides itself on its exam results at both GCSE and A level with results significantly above national averages. As a Jesuit school, our ethos can be summed up by St Ignatius Loyola’s vision for Jesuit schools as being “for improvement in living and learning for the greater glory of God and the common good.” Central to St Ignatius’ vision and to the College is the education of the whole person, providing each pupil with the opportunity to strive for excellence in all that they do.

The school is accommodated in striking Grade II listed buildings on Edge Hill, above the parish church of the Sacred Heart, on a spacious green site in a conservation area. Private and public funds have facilitated a substantial development of the facilities of the College over the last fifteen years.
The College currently has close to 1300 boys on roll including 270 in the Sixth Form. It is a great place to work with a supportive, committed staff who share the school’s high expectations. All teachers are specialists in their subjects and there is a well-established CPD programme which encourages staff to work collaboratively on self-identified areas of research and pedagogy.

Wimbledon College has a strong system of pastoral care and discipline. All teachers are form tutors and work with Heads of Line in ensuring every boy is supported, cared for and challenged to progress academically and become involved in the wider life of the school. The school’s intake is truly comprehensive academically, socially and economically and ethnically. It draws from across southwest London and from Surrey and north of the Thames also. Last year saw boys join the College from over 40 different schools. Places in Y7 are regularly oversubscribed threefold.

We encourage all of our boys to be involved in extra-curricular clubs and activities and we offer over 80 different such opportunities to the boys. The school has a strong tradition of drama and music as well as a very extensive sports programme in the school, financially supported by parents’ donations to the School Fund.

Arranging a visit to Wimbledon College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@wimbledoncollege.org.uk.

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