Salary: MPS or UPS (suitable for NQTs)
Required for September 2021
A permanent Teacher of Science in a ‘good’ school (Ofsted 2017).
Your new school
Kingsway Park High School opened in September 2010 in a purpose built, state of the art building with high quality facilities and resources. The school is a forward thinking and reflective learning community which ‘successfully brings together pupils from a wide range of backgrounds, races and cultures’ (Ofsted 2017).
Leadership is strong and effective within the school and there is an established ethos where ‘every pupil is valued’ (Ofsted 2017). The students’ behaviour is good and positive attitudes to learning are evident throughout the school ensuring that staff can focus on delivering excellent teaching and learning, and ensuring students continue to make good progress.
The staff members work collaboratively and strive to achieve outstanding, high quality teaching that provides a safe, supportive and encouraging environment for all students.
Your new role
The science department is a large, supportive, and ambitious team. It is extremely well-resourced with 9 specialist labs over two floors, a department workroom, and preparation rooms. We are proud of our high-quality facilities and resources; the team is supported effectively by two highly competent science technicians who provide excellent support to our 9 full-time and 2 part-time science teachers. The Head of Science was promoted from deputy curriculum leader into post in April 2020 following the promotion of the previous HoS to the Senior Leadership Team. We invest in staff training and development at Kingsway Park High School and are delighted with the many colleagues who have been successfully appointed to new roles and responsibilities to enhance their careers. The successful candidate will have a full-time teaching load (80% timetable) and a tutor group. They will be supported with high-quality structured induction programme in order to support their professional development needs.
What you’ll need to succeed
Applications are welcome from experienced Science teachers or newly qualified teachers who are wishing to have a new challenge. It is extremely important that all staff members have high expectations of themselves and the students they teach, and share our ethos that every student is valued. Staff at Kingsway Park High School, need to be the VERY best that they can be.
What you’ll get in return
As a new member of the team you will be joining an inclusive school where staff morale is high. A quality induction, appraisal and development programme is offered to all staff members and future leaders are often grown internally making it an excellent place for career development.
We are confident that new teachers joining our school will feel welcomed and happy.
To have an informal, confidential discussion and to find out how to apply, please contact Paula Read at Hays Education on 01132 003710 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for all applications is 12 noon on Monday 17th May 2021
Interviews will be held w/b 24th May 2021
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring and background check.