Teacher of Science, Slough
Location: Slough SL2 5HW
Salary: Fringe Pay Scale
Working Pattern: Permanent • Full Time / Part Time
Closing date: 18 June 2020
We would like to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Teacher of Science to join a successful and committed team of professionals. The successful candidate will possess, or have the potential for, outstanding teaching skills and will be an asset to this core subject.
Recently designated “Outstanding” (Section 48) in November 2018 St Joseph’s is a school where “pupils make outstanding progress“ St Joseph’s is well known for being a great school to teach in, where the students are highly aspirational. We were judged ‘Good’ by Ofsted in January 2016 and in a further short inspection in December 2018 where consequently we’re expecting a further full inspection to assess our suitability for ‘Outstanding’. In 2016 the school was described as having a ‘deep seated conviction and moral purpose that all pupils have the right to an excellent education which drives a very positive culture in the school’. Our recent progress 8 score from 2016 to 2019 has been +0.6 +0.6 and +0.43 which places us regularly in the top 10% of schools nationally.
The Science Department is a committed and supportive team and the importance of achieving in the subject is clearly recognised by the pupils. The department boasts a track record of improvement and success and continues to build on this solid foundation.
The candidate should have knowledge of the Science National Curriculum at KS3 and at KS4 we offer double and triple Science (AQA syllabus). A warm, imaginative approach is required and the ability to maintain good classroom control. On-going formative assessment is very much a part of our practice and progress is regularly reviewed.
Our sixth formers study AQA A2 Biology, Physics and Chemistry, which builds on skills acquired at G.C.S.E.
St Joseph's is a successful over-subscribed and growing Catholic Secondary School within easy reach of both the M4 and M40 motorways.
Please download an application pack from our website or telephone the school for more information.
You are welcome to visit the school and have a tour at a time convenient to all.
Tel: 01753 524713
The school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of the children. The school complies with the DBS Code of Practice in regard to criminal record information, and will not discriminate unfairly against any applicant on the basis of a conviction or other information revealed. A copy of the school’s child protection policy is available on request.
All members of staff will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and this is a condition of employment at the school.
St Joseph’s Catholic High School
Shaggy Calf Lane, Wexham, Slough SL2 5HW