Teacher of Science

The Beaconsfield School, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire

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Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main Pay Range 1 to Upper Pay Range 3 - £25,543 to £41,635

Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and focused individual who has a passion for teaching and wants to help create scientists of the future.

The science department at TBS is thriving and expanding. We offer both A level and BTEC qualifications in the sixth form with groups increasing in size. At Key Stages 3 and 4 the top two sets in each year group follow separate sciences with all others following the combined science route. An increase number of students take part in the Crest bronze and silver awards developing their all-round scientific knowledge and skills. There is a dedicated suite of 6 well-resourced science laboratories, all with interactive whiteboards and projectors. The department make full use of the fact we are a ‘bring your own device school’ widely using the opportunities this technology gives us as a department. We benefit from excellent schemes of work, digital resources, two technicians and a well resources prep room. The science department is an enthusiastic and friendly team, which is dedicated to high quality teaching and learning.

At TBS, you will be part of a welcoming, supportive and dedicated staff team. You will be provided with your own teaching room, have a subject mentor within the department. You will also have access to professional development through a series of CPD activities, with a whole school, departmental and individual focus. Our school is vibrant with extra-curricular activities and opportunities, and we encourage getting involved in existing clubs and societies or starting your own.

You will be joining TBS as we continue our exciting journey into Visible Learning using the research of John Hattie. Visible Learning aims to develop our pedagogy, as teachers become evaluators of their own teaching. Considering what has the biggest impact on student learning using the simple concepts of; impact, change, challenge and learning focus.

If you have excellent communication skills and passionately believe in putting student learning first then we would like to hear from you.

For further information about the school, the role and application details, please visit the school website www.beaconsfield.bucks.sch.uk. The vacancy section can be found under Contact Us.

Employee benefits

We have a substantial employee benefit programme including an EAP programme, discounts at local businesses, on-site nursery offering discounts to staff and more.

Applying for the job

Please visit our website for an application form. Application form can be found under "Contact Us"

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 832 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Beaconsfield School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email office@beaconsfield.school

About The Beaconsfield School

The Beaconsfield School is a co-educational secondary school in Buckinghamshire with 870 students, a growing Sixth Form and just fewer than 100 staff.

As a school we are creative in our curriculum and we treat each child as an individual; because of this, learning and progress is at the centre of everything we do. We work towards making the selective system irrelevant.

We want every student who attends the school to reach their full potential academically. We also put great value on extra-curricular clubs and activities. During any one week there are over 50 clubs or activities running for students. We believe that this complements their academic studies, helps them to develop into well rounded individuals and enables them to make a positive contribution to the community.

We have wonderful facilities including a purpose built drama studio, 2 Apple Mac suites, a ratio of 1 computer to every 2.5 students, interactive whiteboards in each classroom, specialist technology classrooms and a sports hall. We are a well-equipped school that gives our students every opportunity to engage in their learning. Our school environment is maintained to the highest standard and students are expected to respect this at all times.

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School location

Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1SJ