Teacher of Science (Chemistry) - Maternity Cover

South Wirral High School, Wirral, Merseyside


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,372 to £40,490

Job summary

The person appointed will join a staff with ‘an unswerving commitment to ensure that every student achieves their goals, whatever their circumstances’. South Wirral High School is a rapidly improving school, with average Progress 8 in 2018.

South Wirral High School is a co-educational foundation secondary school and sixth form located in Eastham, Merseyside, England. We pride ourselves on our community ties, working closely with nearby primary schools to aid in transition - shown in our motto "Raising Achievement in Partnership with Families and the Community". This declares a vision for our school where each student’s progress is remarkable. We focus on the whole educational experience for each student, aiming for success in examinations and the other aspects of school life - including sports, the arts, leadership and as contributors to our community.

The person appointed will teach across age and ability range at KS3, 4 and 5.

The Assessment Process will be:

student voice panel (25%)
lesson observation (25%)
interview (50%)

Essential educational requirements

Committed to safeguarding the welfare of young people

Satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure

Training, Experience and Qualifications:

Experience of successful teaching as evidenced by adding value to student achievements

Knowledge and Understanding:

Have a thorough working knowledge of the curriculum as it relates to this subject
Promotes literacy through lesson planning and delivery

Essential qualifications

Graduate with Qualified Teacher Status or PGCE

Essential skills and experience

Professional Skills and Abilities:

Demonstrate excellent classroom practice
Relate to and motivate students
Have commitment to raising standards and achievement of all students
Possess good behaviour management strategies
Uses assessment levels to plan lessons

Professional Skills and Attributes:

Demonstrate effectiveness in

• Use of ICT
• Verbal and written communication
• Interpersonal skills
• Attendance and punctuality
• Resilience
• Integrity
• Confidentiality

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 864 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website South Wirral High School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email headteacher@southwirral.wirral.sch.uk

About South Wirral High School

School location

Plymyard Avenue, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 8EH