Science teacher (KS3)

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1341309774-2
  • Date Posted: 31 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Hays
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Paid to scale
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Marketing, Project Management
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Interim Science Teacher (KS3) - Summer Term

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Are you passionate about shaping the minds of tomorrow? Do you believe in the power of education to transform lives? An exciting opportunity awaits you at a renowned high school dedicated to fostering academic excellence, personal growth, and community spirit.
At the High school, they are more than just educators; they are mentors, motivators, and guides for the next generation of leaders. Every day, they inspire students to reach their full potential, encouraging curiosity, critical thinking, and a love for learning that lasts a lifetime.
Imagine stepping into a vibrant, collaborative environment where your ideas are valued and innovation is encouraged. Here, you'll have the chance to be a part of a dynamic team of educators, each committed to creating a positive impact on young minds.
With state-of-the-art facilities and a supportive network of staff and parents, the high school provides the perfect setting for you to excel in your teaching career. Whether you're an experienced educator looking for a new challenge or a fresh graduate eager to make a difference, we welcome individuals who are dedicated to educational excellence.
Discover the joy of teaching, the satisfaction of making a difference, and the excitement of being a part of something truly special. Apply now and embark on an unforgettable adventure at the esteemed high school.
Role Overview:
As a Science Teacher, you'll play a pivotal role in shaping young minds, fostering curiosity, and igniting a passion for scientific exploration. Your mission? To inspire the next generation of scientists, thinkers, and innovators.
Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Degree in Science or a Related Discipline: A solid educational foundation in a scientific field is essential. Whether it's biology, physics, chemistry, or earth sciences, your expertise will be the bedrock of your teaching.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS): This certification demonstrates your competence and readiness to lead a classroom. It's typically included as part of a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) course.
  • In-School Teaching Experience: Practical experience gained during your teacher training is invaluable. It's where theory meets reality, and your classroom management skills take flight.
  • Fluent Level of Spoken and Written English: Effective communication is key. Your ability to convey complex scientific concepts clearly and engage students is paramount.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Plan and Deliver High-Quality Science Teaching:
  • Prepare engaging lesson plans that cater to a range of levels and qualifications.Create an environment where pupils thrive, achieve excellent outcomes, and develop a genuine love for science.
  • Assessment and Verification:
  • Implement assessment procedures in line with policies and awarding bodies.Participate in internal and external verification and moderation processes.Maintain accurate course and learner records.
  • Curriculum Development and Review:
  • Collaborate with the Senior Leadership Team to shape and evaluate the curriculum.Stay abreast of national trends in education and science, adapting your teaching methods accordingly.
  • Student Support and Discipline:
  • Work closely with pastoral teams and parents/carers to support learners.Maintain consistent discipline in accordance with school policies.
  • Professional Development and Training:
  • Engage in staff training, sharing insights and best practices.Cover classes for absent colleagues when needed.
  • Administrative Duties:
  • Attend meetings and carry out administrative tasks related to courses.Provide statistical data and information as required.
  • Promote equality and diversity:
  • Champion equality of opportunity and challenge discrimination.Support marketing efforts both within and outside the school.

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