Teacher of Science (Chemistry) Hampstead School, London

Job description

• To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students in accordance with the Conditions of Employment of School Teachers, the National Teachers Standards, the School’s aims and policies of the Governing Body and all Standard Operating Procedures.

• To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students

• To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to fully achieve their individual potential

• To contribute to raising standards of student attainment and to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth

• To support colleagues in maintaining a high level of professionalism and contribute to a shared sense of purpose and positive emotional climate

Essential educational requirements

• Relevant degree/ PGCE or equivalent
• On appointment, enhanced DBS check associated with ability to promote safeguarding of children

Essential qualifications

• Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Successful teaching experience at:
(i) a school or
(ii) on teaching practice

• Imaginative and able teacher with the ability to engage and relate to students of all ability

• Evident skills of communication both verbal and non-verbal

• Knowledge of how students learn and the range of teaching and learning styles that may facilitate effective curriculum delivery

Employee benefits

• As a people-centred organisation we offer an outstanding employee support package

• As a long standing Investor in People, Hampstead School has an amazing record of professional development leading to rapid career progression at all levels.

About Hampstead School

Hampstead School is a Camden authority maintained comprehensive school. We have students (including 240 in the Sixth Form). The school is oversubscribed with a waiting list in all years, admitting 7 forms of entry. Founded in 1961 as a mixed comprehensive school, Hampstead School has remained firmly committed to inclusively educating its entire young people. Ofsted noted that “Staff really like working at the school. They feel valued and well supported. This is an exciting, dynamic place to work, and its vitality greatly benefits the pupils,” reflect our Investors in People status. Challenge Partners recognized our “exceptional climate for learning.” The first secondary school in London to achieve both UNICEF Rights Respecting School Award at Level 2 and Achievement for All ambassador status, in 2015 Hampstead School was the recipient of the Pearson Shine a Light Outstanding School of the Year award. A combination of fabulous new buildings and major refurbishment works was completed in 2018. This allows us to build on what Ofsted already recognized as providing a “well organized and inspiring education” where “pupils behave well and safely across the school,”

Westbere Road, London, NW2 3RT
LA Maintained School
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