Teacher of Science Gordano School, Bristol

Job description

We are seeking an inspirational, well-qualified and highly motivated and Teacher of Science on a part time, temporary contract to work within our talented and successful science team. Achievement in Science is a real strength of the school and progression to A Level is very strong. Teaching at GCSE and A Level is by subject specialisms, Biology, Chemistry or Physics. We hope to appoint someone who is ambitious and as committed to creative and compelling teaching as we are.

This role is suited for an NQT or more experienced teacher.

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We are looking for a motivated and hard-working teacher of Science to develop strong relationships with students and to be an enthusiastic member of the Science Faculty. Interested candidates should display the following:-

 Be a strong classroom teacher with a real commitment to high quality teaching and learning
 Be able to enthuse, engage and motivate students
 Be a reflective practitioner and always be willing to improve
 Be a strong team player
 Commitment to using ICT as a teaching tool
 Commitment to high expectations and standards of work
 Willing to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours of Gordano School
 Passionate about the role of Science in the curriculum
 Able to enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students and staff to raise standards achievement to all levels.
 Be willing to be involved in the extra-curricular life of the school

About Gordano School

Gordano School is a large and highly successful 11-18 comprehensive secondary school approximately eight miles outside Bristol. We are very proud to be the sole secondary school serving the thriving town of Portishead, and benefit greatly from being a central part of our community. We were judged Outstanding by OFSTED in all categories in our last inspection in 2012. We view education as something bigger than just academic achievement. We are proud of our considerable academic success, but believe that an education should be about preparing young people for their future lives in a complete sense. As well as consistently positive Progress 8 and Level 3 Value Added outcomes at GCSE and A Level respectively we place great emphasis on student leadership, an unparalleled extra-curricular programme and student progression to their next steps in a wide range of academic or vocational routes. We value our membership of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership, the North Somerset Teaching Alliance and our role as a Teaching School in delivering high quality support and development for colleagues, both new to the profession and more established. Our size allows regular opportunities for progression into leadership roles.

St Mary's Road, Bristol, BS20 7QR
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