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Science Teacher

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Start date: 03 Sep 2018
  • Category: Secondary
  • Job reference: PE11026022
  • Branch: Cambridge
  • Consultant: Michael Lumsden
  • Call: 01223 463 140
Job description
I am currently recruiting for an experienced Science teacher to teach KS3/4 in a large school based in Cambridge to start in September 2018.

Job Description

The responsibilities of the Science teacher include:
§ The promotion of effective learning and teaching of Science in Key Stages 3 and 4

§ Planning and teaching Science lessons that reflect the various requirements of the school

§ Preparation and delivery of lessons according to the School's agreed scheme of work

§ Ensuring that lessons are well prepared and appropriate to the ability level of the pupils. This will mean providing challenge for our most talented pupils and giving support to those with special educational needs.

§ Being an effective member of the Science Department and a supportive and reliable colleague

§ Using the principles of Assessment for Learning to ensure that all children make progress.

§ Regular and thorough marking and assessment.

§ Writing high quality end of term reports, and communicating effectively on an on-going basis with parents about the progress of their child

§ Attending and contributing to departmental and staff meetings


The Science Teacher needs to have:

§ An appropriate teaching qualification i.e. (BA (Ed), BEd or PGCE)
§ A sound knowledge of the Key Stage 3 and 4 Science National Curriculum
§ Skills and experience in providing differentiated teaching to meet the needs of the ability range
§ Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal
§ The ability to communicate effectively with and give direction to the Science Teaching Assistant and other teaching assistants who assist in lessons

§ Ability to form and maintain suitable relationships and personal boundaries with children and young people
§ The ability to use ICT in day-to-day teaching
§ The ability and desire to work as an effective member of a team
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