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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - September 2024 - June 2025

Pay scale

M1 to U3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main duties:

To prepare and teach lessons to the teaching groups assigned by the Head of Science using methods appropriate to the age and ability of each individual student.

To undertake assessment of student progress, setting targets and monitoring performance in line with school and departmental policies.

To participate with the Head of Science and other colleagues in the development of appropriate syllabuses, materials, schemes of work and lesson plans, which should engage, stimulate and challenge students of all abilities, and should cater for all learning styles.

To set and assess meaningful homework on a regular basis according to the school homework policy.

To maintain an up to date knowledge of the subject, and to use a range of teaching methods in line with currently acknowledged best practice.

To play a role in the effective promotion of Science at Open Days/Evenings and other events, and in the development of effective curriculum links with partner schools and the community.

To ensure effective communication/consultation as appropriate with the parents of students.

To participate in the school’s ITT and CPD programme.

To maintain the highest standards of behaviour within the school community, based on mutual respect between students and staff.

To play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its distinctive ethos and to actively contribute to the wider life of the school by organising and participating in appropriate extra-curricular activities.

Person specification:

•Dynamic, professional, positive and resilient

•High expectations of self and students

•A capacity for sustained hard work

•Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

•Strong organisational and interpersonal skills

•An excellent classroom practitioner

•A passionate commitment to equality of opportunity for all students

•A firm commitment to Continued Professional Development

•A commitment to the ethos of the school

What the school offers its staff

  • Staff have access to the following programmes as part of their employee package:
  • Headspace, providing resources and research around mindfulness and meditation
  • Employee Assistance Programme through Health Assured
  • Free use of the fitness suite and sports facilities
  • Staff socials, where staff are free to join timetabled sports activities on site or social events off site
  • Wellbeing weeks, which include daily activities to encourage mindfulness, running or Tai Chi, a pot-luck lunch and musical entertainment
  • An email protocol which supports communications face-to-face or by phone call, in preference to email, and no expectation for staff to be available during non-work hours
  • A colleague recognition scheme
  • A commitment to support staff with personal issues and an empathetic approach to such issues.
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for bicycles and electric cars
  • Professional development - support, financial and time for some personal qualifications.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Skinners' School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1118 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01892520732

Arranging a visit to The Skinners' School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email wendy.dray@skinners-school.org.uk.

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