- Teachers' Main/Upper Pay Range
Teacher of Science (for September 2022) job summary
The Headteacher and Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding, highly skilled and ambitious Science teacher to join Robertsbridge Community College. We welcome applications from both experienced and early career teachers. You will play a key part in supporting the development of the College in moving from good to outstanding.
Science at Robertsbridge Community College aims to give students a chance to investigate ‘why’ and ‘how’ the world and universe are shaped the way they are. We want to students to enjoy their Science lessons from the first moment they arrive for their induction day. We aim to inspire students through a curriculum with observational science at its core. Fundamental to this is the idea that students will have the opportunity to watch demonstrations or video clips, experiment practically themselves, make predictions, observe, record, and analyse data, before finally using this information to develop their understanding of why natural phenomena occur.
We aim to encourage students to develop a curiosity about natural phenomena and how natural and manmade substances interact. Not only do we want students to develop their curiosity for the natural world, but we also want to develop them as critical thinkers, using evidence to make decisions as they go into later life. We aim to help our students apply Science to their interests, whether that be their hobbies or their chosen career interest. We would like students to understand the role that Science plays in news and current affairs (such as the current pandemic, extinction rates or how Brexit might impact on different species and farming). Our success will be measured by how many students enjoy their Science lessons and would like to study Science post-16, whether that be an A-level in Biology, Chemistry or Physics, Forensic Science, Animal care or Psychology.
Visited by Ofsted in February 2017, the College maintained its ‘Good’ status, with the official report stating the following; “New teachers feel very well supported and all staff value the helpful opportunities for professional development in a culture of encouragement.”
Applying for the job
To apply, please complete an application form and write a covering letter explaining what you can bring to Robertsbridge Community College.More on how to apply (opens in a new tab)
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About Robertsbridge Community College
- School type
- Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
- School size
- 733 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
Robertsbridge Community College is a popular, energetic and welcoming all-inclusive 11-16 school situated in a thriving village. It is a College where we are as passionate about developing our students as we are about developing our staff.
Our vision at Robertsbridge Community College is clear: to ensure that we constantly challenge ourselves and our pupils to aspire to be our very best, enjoying learning and being active members of the College. We offer a wide range of subjects, ensuring that we cater for a diverse range of interests and aptitudes. We expect the highest standards of behaviour, respect and tolerance for others. In addition, every pupil is expected to work hard to make the best of everything that the College has to offer through our curriculum and our enrichment opportunities.