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Teacher of Science - Highdown School

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8LR

This job expired on 14 August 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    14 August 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 July 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£25,714 - £36,961 Per Year

Teacher of Science - Highdown School job summary

Main Scale, Full time/Permanent - (Chemistry Specialism Preferred)
Required for September 2022

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a very popular, oversubscribed and successful school set in 28 acres of parkland in Caversham to the north of Reading.

We are seeking an outstanding and enthusiastic Teacher of Science, with a specialismin Chemistry is preferred, to join an established team of specialists in a well-resourced, successful department of 17 staff.

A willingness to teach across all years and abilities is essential. We welcome applications from ECTs, for whom we have a superb induction programme.Why Highdown School?
• We are a Good School with many outstanding features which continues to rapidly improve
• We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels
• We provide highly regarded ECT induction and coaching for Excellence Programmes
• We are able to offer on-site accommodation for ECTs with competitive rent
• We have adopted a ‘Fair Workload Charter’
• Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities
• Staff benefit from being members of the PiXL Club and the Princes Teaching Institute

We are on a journey to becoming a ‘regional centre of excellence’. Why not join us?

For details and an application form visit our websitewww.highdown.reading.sch.uk. Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, by emailhnb@highdown.reading.sch.ukor call 0118 901 5800

Closing date: Sunday 14th August 2022
Interviews: TBC

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are also trained in safer recruitment and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a ‘Prohibition from Teaching’ check.

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About Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1571 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Highdown was awarded academy status in 2010 and was judged to be a good school by Ofsted in April 2015.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a thriving school where all students are challenged to reach excellence every day.

Our most important resource is our staff. Therefore, we aim to create the conditions and culture within the academy that make Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre a rewarding place to work. We are committed to investing in staff professional learning and leadership development, taking action to rationalise workload, promote mental and physical health and wellbeing, and encourage collaboration and peer support.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, teaching and support staff (including temporary and supply staff), governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

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