Teacher of Science - maternity leave cover Chapel-en-le-Frith High School, High Peak, Derbyshire

Job description

Would you like to work in a highly successful school, in an exceptional department, with excellent prospects for professional development? Ours is a school in which students enjoy science and in which science results are consistently well above national average.
We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly committed and innovative teacher of science to join a strong and dynamic team for a period of maternity leave cover. The post would be equally suitable for an experienced teacher seeking a move, or a strong NQT looking for a first teaching post.

We are lucky to work in modern well-equipped accommodation, with superb facilities, situated on a beautiful site on the edge of the Peak District National Park. We are within easy commuting distance of Manchester, Sheffield, Chesterfield and East Cheshire.

The successful candidate must have a genuine interest in raising the aspirations of all young people and an absolute commitment to inclusive education and outstanding progress for all.

In return, we offer a highly supportive environment, well-motivated students and a chance to join a school at a very exciting time in its development. The school is noted both for its inclusive approach and its high academic standards.

Essential educational requirements

Appropriate degree

Essential qualifications

QTS (or working towards for Sept 2019)

Essential skills and experience

 Experience of teaching science at KS3 and KS4
 A track record of delivering good to outstanding progress in science
 A good understanding of using data to identify underachievement and areas for improvement
 A good knowledge of teaching and learning strategies in science and the ability to communicate them to others
 Ability to relate positively to all pupils and show a fundamental commitment to them and their development
 Experience of working with students with SEND
 Commitment to achieving high standards
 Enthusiasm for science

About Chapel-en-le-Frith High School

Long Lane, High Peak, Derbyshire, SK23 0TQ
LA Maintained School
Chapel-en-le-Frith High School website (opens in a new window)