TEACHER OF SCIENCE (Biology Specialist)
Maternity Cover expected to be for a year
To commence January 2021
We are seeking an outstanding Science teacher, with a Biology specialism, to cover maternity absence from January 2021 for up to one year.
Hinchley Wood School is an inclusive and high achieving school on the borders of SW London, celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement. We are one of the top 200 performing schools in England and Wales in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs, and highly sought after.
The successful candidate will teach across the age and ability range in this oversubscribed co-educational academy, with over 1,400 students on roll including 290 in our 6th form. You would be joining a supportive, committed and experienced team who work hard to deliver innovative and enjoyable lessons. In return for your hard work and commitment we offer exceptional support and training, and the rewards that come with teaching science to students who really want to learn.
The results in 2019 and 2018 placed us in the top 10% of science results nationally for GCSE and the sciences are a popular choice at AS and A Level with students studying the three subjects following the AQA specifications. The 2020 results were centre assessed grades (CAGS) and were in line with the outstanding results in previous years. The department achieves high academic success with many of our A-level students going on to higher education courses in Science, Technology and Medicine.
The role is suitable for either a newly qualified teacher or an experienced practitioner. We offer:
• a competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale);
• professional development support and an extensive CPD programme.
• Two-week Autumn half term and a minimum two week break over the Christmas period;
• interest free travel/relocation loan;
• free use of our on-site gym.
We would welcome pre-application visits or further queries. Please call the HR department or contact via email. Contact details and Application packs are available here or via our website.
Latest closing date for applications: Wednesday 7th October 2020 (noon)
We reserve the right to shortlist, appoint and interview prior to the closing date - early enquiries and applications are encouraged.
Hinchley Wood Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.
Hinchley Wood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check.