Teacher of Science

Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College, Hexham, Northumberland


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

We are looking to appoint a talented and enthusiastic colleague with a proven track record of driving standards across the 11-18 age and ability range within our Science Department. You will be a excellent practitioner and possess energy, enthusiasm and a real passion for your subject. If you feel you can match our expectations then we would love to hear from you. Our students are delightful and deserve to be taught by staff of the highest quality who have a demonstrable record of good or outstanding results, you will have a commitment to raising aspirations and supporting the wider school community.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate (or equivalent qualification)
DfES Teaching qualification

Essential qualifications

Recognised teaching qualification/Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Recent successful experience in teaching the 11 – 18 age range
Ability to form professional relationships with both students and colleagues
Familiarity with developments in the National Curriculum and Post 16 Curriculum
Ability to teach all science subject to GCSE and a science to A Level, it would be desirable for the right candidate to have experience of BTEC delivery
Ability to produce high quality lessons and resources to support learning
Commitment to raising student achievement
High expectations and standards for all students
Ability to engage, challenge, motivate and enthuse students of all abilities
Excellent classroom management skills
Keen to try out new ideas in the classroom and be reflective on their effectiveness
To be able to work as part of a team
Able to take initiative/seek advice as appropriate
Experience in teaching in secondary school(s) in the state sector
Willingness to share expertise and curricular techniques with colleagues

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 355 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Haydon Bridge Community High School and Sports College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hbhs@hbhs.co.uk

School location

Haydon Bridge, Hexham, Northumberland, NE47 6LR