Qualified Science Teacher (Chemistry Specialist)

Job Type:
Job Title / Sector:
Secondary Teacher
Yorkshire & Humberside
Other - North Yorkshire
Salary Description:
Competitive pay rates
Principal Teachers
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Principal Teachers currently has a requirement for a Teacher of Science, specialising in Chemistry, to commence a full time role in a Ripon secondary school. The Head Teacher is seeking to appoint a creative and committed teacher to join the Science Department on a full time basis. The role is available to start in October or ASAP on a full time, long term basis. The successful applicant will need to have experience of teaching General Science (Physics, Biology and Chemistry) at KS3 and KS4 level and experience of teaching Chemistry at KS5 level would be advantageous. You will need to be able to demonstrate an ability to plan and assess to a very high standard to drive results forward in GCSE General Science and A Level Chemistry and ensure that all students within Years 9-13 are given the support and challenges required to succeed. You will also have pastoral responsibilities for a Year 9 form.

Based in Ripon, the school serves a diverse catchment area and has excellent facilities and a wealth of resources. The Science Department requires a motivated and enthusiastic teacher to become a part of the team and work collaboratively with fellow colleagues to drive results forward. You will be required to deliver an engaging and enriching curriculum to students of varying abilities within KS3 and KS4 and take GCSE groups. Behaviour across the school is good and you will need to uphold these standards and adopt the school’s ethos.

The successful applicant will have:

* Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) recognisable in the UK
* Strong behaviour and classroom management skills
* Previous experience of teaching in the UK
* Knowledge of the current Secondary National Curriculum requirements for Science
* Enthusiasm for the role and a creative flare
* The ability to form excellent working relationships with staff and pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds
* Experience of planning and assessment to a very high standard
* A commitment to improving attainment for all students
* A proven track record for raising attainment and achieving targets

The benefits of working with Principal Teachers:

* No umbrella companies, you can be paid PAYE as standard
* Investment in CPD opportunities
* Over 16 years’ experience providing premium standard staff to schools across Yorkshire and North East regions
* We are advocates of fair pay and conditions and work hard to offer competitive remuneration for supply staff
* We are proud to be reputable for our ethical and friendly service
* Supportive Recruiters who will regularly check how you are getting on and listen to your feedback

Principal Teachers are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS disclosure and a range of other recruitment vetting checks. Principal Teachers are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. Due to the high-volume of applications we expect to receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 3 days.

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Contact Details:
Principal Teachers
Tel: 01748352100
Contact: Kate Green

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