Gillingham School, Gillingham, Dorset


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Required from September 2020, Gillingham School in Dorset are looking for an enthusiastic, well-qualified TEACHER OF SCIENCE to join a large department in a modern 13 laboratory Science block which offers exceptional facilities. This is an opportunity for an ambitious candidate to play their part in the continued success of this thriving and dynamic department in a vibrant and supportive school. All three sciences are popular and successful at A-Level and opportunities are available for a suitably qualified candidate to teach at this level. The post is ideally suited for either a newly qualified teacher or for a teacher with experience looking for a fresh challenge.

Gillingham is an ambitious and happy school which offers excellent resources and outstanding facilities and a special, particular ethos both amongst pupils and staff. Closing date 9 December 2019. Please apply on line via the school web-site (https://www.gillingham-dorset.co.uk). We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and will require the disclosure of any criminal convictions. We look forward to receiving an application form from you.

Essential educational requirements

• A good degree level qualification and strong subject knowledge
• Suitability to work children and support their development and welfare
• Outstanding teaching ability
• Effective classroom management skills
• Ability to prepare stimulating, relevant and appropriately challenging lessons
• A good understanding of marking, recording and Assessment for Learning
• Effective ICT skills in the class and to support their professional role
• Ability to manage others, for example teaching assistants
• A commitment to continued professional development
• Good organizational and time management skills
• Ability to work within a team as well as independently
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• High expectations and professional standards
• Perspective, balance and a sense of humour

Essential qualifications

• A good degree level qualification and strong subject knowledge

Essential skills and experience

• Ability to form and maintain appropriate relationships and personal boundaries with children in accordance with safeguarding practice
• Emotional resilience in working with challenging behaviours

Employee benefits

An excellent induction programme exists for new colleagues and opportunity for further career development is a real priority for our school. All colleagues who join our school are entitled to rich professional learning and ongoing professional development.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 1756 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Gillingham School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email astickland@gillingham-dorset.co.uk

About Gillingham School

School location

Hardings Lane, Gillingham, Dorset, SP8 4QP