Teacher of Science Stretford High School, Manchester

Job description

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Science to teach across the school to GCSE level.
We are looking for candidates with a passion for their chosen subject and the ability to deliver an innovative curriculum at KS 3 & 4.

A start for January 2020 or sooner is anticipated and the application date is indicative.

To be successful, you will need to demonstrate the following characteristics:
• evidence of good quality teaching and subject knowledge;
• a commitment to high standards and outcomes;
• an understanding of how to use assessment to inform planning for excellent teaching and learning;
• the ability to differentiate materials to meet the needs of the learners;
• evidence of good classroom management skills;
• the ability to work with the needs of the students and parents in our culturally diverse community;
• a willingness to contribute to enrichment activities;
• the ability to organise and prioritise your own workload whilst working alone, and as part of a team;
• a confident and competent approach to the use of ICT to engage students in their learning.

Essential educational requirements

Will hold relevant first degree/equivalent with PGCE and QTS or education degree/equivalent with QTS.

Essential qualifications

Will hold relevant first degree/equivalent with PGCE and QTS or education degree/equivalent with QTS.

Essential skills and experience

Will have evidence of skills in engaging, motivating and inspiring young people to learn, progress and achieve.
Will have evidence of skills in learning, teaching, assessment methods in line with those set out in core standards expected of a professional teacher.
Will have knowledge and experience of learning and teaching within the subject for young people aged 11-16, preferably to GCSE/BTEC level.
A good or better track record in recent teaching observations, demonstrating significant learning impact is desirable.
Will be a successful team player who can articulate aims, plan objectives, and have the organisational skills to reach them.
Will have evidence of personal commitment/be able to offer to develop students in an extra-curricular learning capacity.

About Stretford High School

Stretford High School is a non-selective 11-16 School based in the selective Local Authority of Trafford. The School serves a richly diverse local community and is recognised for its excellent practice supporting vulnerable students. The delivery of a broad and rich Curriculum ensures that students access learning which is relevant and in the best interests for all. An array of extra-curricular activities enrich and supplement classroom learning. Student outcomes have improved steadily and securely in recent years and are now significantly above National Average. The School is proud to be the Growth Company Lead School for Careers in the North West, having been awarded School of the Year in recognition of the quality of careers and enterprise opportunities made available to students. The student led newspaper is also a national award winner, having gained the accolade of First News Secondary School Newspaper of the Year for 2018- 2019. Stretford High School enjoys strong working relationships with close neighbours Manchester United Foundation and Lancashire County Cricket Club. Staff are valued highly and wellbeing is a priority. Colleagues benefit from the provision of bespoke CPD and access to external training opportunities. There are a range of financial benefits through the Perkbox scheme, access to gym membership, access to professional counselling and numerous day to day provisions in place.

Great Stone Road, Manchester, M32 0XA
LA Maintained School
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