Teacher of Science Frederick Gent School, Alfreton, Derbyshire

Job description

The role:
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a successful Science Department starting September 2020, or earlier if possible. This role will be responsible for inspiring students through your passion for teaching and for driving and maintaining a high standard of results.

The Person:
The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, resourceful and keen to ensure that the highest possible standards of pupil achievement, personal development and well-being are achieved. The post would equally suit a confident and ambitious NQT or an experienced teacher with excellent subject knowledge.

Essential educational requirements

Degree in a relevant subject.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status or completion of training programme.

Essential skills and experience

Relevant teaching experience in secondary education, either through a training programme or current post.
Experience of using data to inform planning, target setting and to secure improvements.
Experience of successfully implementing successful teaching and learning strategies.
Excellent subject knowledge with a passion for the subject area.
Knowledge of the National Curriculum including latest developments, initiatives and current issues.
Knowledge of effective assessment strategies.
Clear understanding of successful strategies for raising achievement.
Good knowledge of pedagogy, how students learn and teaching styles.
Understanding and commitment to social inclusion.
Ability to communicate effectively with students’ and parents.
Flexible and imaginative with the ability to solve problems creatively.
Good IT skills with the confidence to exploit new technology.
Ability to effectively manage behaviour.
Ability to motivate and inspire students to achieve.

Employee benefits

Why join us?
At Frederick Gent our aspiration is to ensure that every student has a happy, successful and memorable time at our school. We are proud of our achievements and we are confident that together as a school and the wider community we will continue to make a difference to our students and enable our provision to become outstanding.

Our academy is part of The Two Counties Trust. This Trust has a forward-thinking HR strategy with all the professional benefits that this brings for staff. We are easily reached by public transport, and for those who drive, there is a large free staff carpark. We have some excellent facilities for staff and our students really want to learn and achieve.

We offer:
• Competitive pay scales.
• An increasing array of employee benefits and lifestyle options.
• Career-Average pension scheme.
• A full induction and a strong commitment to your professional development and career.
• Opportunities to experience and share practice in our partner schools across the Trust.
• A stimulating and supportive working environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
• Excellent opportunities to develop your skills and experience and to progress your career.

About Frederick Gent School

Mansfield Road, Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 2ER
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