Prep Science Teacher
Holme Grange School
Outstanding opportunity to join Holme Grange independent school set in 21 acres of beautiful Royal Berkshire. We are seeking to employ a dynamic & enthusiastic teacher who is willing to teach all three Sciences to pupils in KS2 & KS3 and up to year 8
Holme Grange is a successful, traditional Independent School with a real soul. We aim to stimulate intellectual curiosity and encourage pupils to embrace challenge. We have waiting lists in most year groups. We have high expectations, setting high standards for ourselves and our pupils. Pastoral care is the responsibility of every member of staff and is one of the many strengths of the School. We are at an exciting stage of our development, with our school having recently extended our excellent provision up to GCSE at Year 11. We are looking for someone to join us, who is willing to contribute and adapt to our changing and developing school.
We are seeking to employ a dynamic and enthusiastic teacher who is willing to teach all three Sciences to pupils in Key Stage 2 & Key Stage 3 with the ability to teach all three sciences up to year 8.
The position would appeal equally to a new qualified teacher or an experienced professional seeking a new challenge. Our teachers set high standards of themselves and their pupils. If you are dedicated and energetic we offer a delightful working environment. Our fully resourced science laboratories and extensive outdoor facilities support a varied and exciting curriculum. Professional development opportunities are available and encouraged.
Science is an energetic and growing department led by the Head of Science. The successful candidate will have a genuine enthusiasm for all the sciences and be well placed to generate and sustain a high degree of motivation in all pupils. Science has a high profile in the school and investigative work forms a large proportion of lessons.
Biology, Physics, and Chemistry are the core subjects and teaching will take place in a one of three well- resourced laboratories.
A willingness to play a full part in the extra-curricular and pastoral life of our happy and vibrant school is essential. Holme Grange has its own salary scale. The salary depends on age and experience.
Holme Grange School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Prohibition Check.
Full details and application form available at www.holmegrange.org or by telephoning 0118 978 1566. Submissions will only be accepted by completion of an application form which should be submitted with a hand written letter to the Headteacher – Mrs C Robinson.
Candidates will be invited to attend an interview at the School to meet the Headteacher and Deputy Head as well as the Head of Science. Candidates will be asked to teach a lesson as part of the selection process.
The closing date for applications is Friday 8th February 2019 and interviews will take place week commencing Monday 11th February 2019.
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