Teacher of Science The FitzWimarc School, Rayleigh, Essex

Job description

Required from January 2020. This post is suitable for either an NQT or a more experienced professional.

Due to the continuing growth of our VI Form and the expansion of lower school numbers we are seeking to appoint a high quality, enthusiastic and ambitious Science specialist to join our dedicated and successful department. You will have the opportunity to teach across the full age and ability range. You will enjoy working with our motivated, well-behaved pupils and with a supportive and hard-working team who have a proven track record in pupil achievement at both GCSE. and A level

The FitzWimarc School is a heavily over-subscribed 11 - 18 mixed comprehensive school with an excellent reputation in the local area due to pupil achievements, the school’s ethos and its commitment and involvement with the community.

The successful candidate will be an excellent classroom practitioner and able to demonstrate strong results at KS3 & KS4, an ability to teach A level would be an advantage. You will have good interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire motivate and challenge pupils. A strong team player, self-motivated and committed to continuing professional development. NQT’s will benefit from our well-developed support programmes.

The FitzWimarc School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree in a Science based subject.Consideration will be taken of applied degrees and for relevant industrial experience.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

Evidence of continued professional development
The ability to raise pupil achievement across the full age and ability range
Ability to use a range of teaching and learning strategies which match the pupils’ ability and stage of development
Commitment to raising achievement in cross curricular skills such as literacy, numeracy and ICT
Excellent communication skills
High expectations of pupils and a commitment to raising standards
Work effectively under pressure and maintain self-motivation
Able to adapt to changing circumstances and ideas
Ability to take initiative and accept responsibility
The capacity to listen, empathise and resolve conflict
knowledge of current educational issues
Ability to work with colleagues on whole school and departmental initiatives
An open, enquiring mind
Competence to create and maintain a lively yet disciplined learning environments
Commitment to high quality extra-curricular provision and curriculum extension

About The FitzWimarc School

The FitzWimarc School is a mixed 11 – 18 comprehensive of 1600 pupils. It is extremely proud of its excellent reputation, not only within the town of Rayleigh but across the county of Essex. Our traditional values, where a caring, supportive environment is reinforced by high standards of behaviour, allow each and every child to develop a lifelong love of learning. We foster a creative environment where all our staff are supported in developing reflective and innovative classroom practice. We believe in a balanced curriculum that introduces and develops a wide range of skill areas. A modern education at FitzWimarc prepares young people to be thoughtful and responsible members of society in an ever changing world, ensuring that they are equipped for lasting success.

Hockley Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8EB
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