Teacher of Science

Job Title:
Teacher of Science

Contract Type:
Permanent

Hours:
Full-time (part-time and flexible working will be considered)

Level & Salary:
MPS/UPS

Description:
Biddenham International School is a thriving, inclusive, multi-cultural, 11-19 school of 1200 students which is rated ‘Good’ in all areas by Ofsted in March 2019.

Biddenham is a school with high expectations and a clear improvement strategy for continuing to raise attainment and is working towards becoming an outstanding school. Candidates must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our goal of ‘Opening Minds, Transforming Lives’.

To start September 2020 or sooner if possible, we are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, enthusiastic and engaging Teacher of Science who can offer Biology, Chemistry or Physics.

We offer a creative Key Stage 3 Science curriculum, as part of our unique project based learning connected curriculum. We deliver both combined and separate science GCSEs across years 9, 10 and 11, with results improving yearly. We have good numbers moving from Year 11 into Post 16 Sciences, where we deliver a high quality programme of Biology, Chemistry and Physics A-levels.

All departments work collaboratively to provide high standards of learning and teaching for every student. The school has a student centred focus and chromebooks are used by all staff and students to support daily learning.

The school offers a wide range of provisional development opportunities and continued support for career progression, including NQTs beginning their teaching careers.

The successful candidate will be:

Teachers of other subjects will be considered, alongside a commitment to retrain into a Science specialism. Visits to the school are most welcome.

Application and Contact:
Job description and application forms are available to download from the School’s website at www.biddenham.beds.sch.uk. Please email applications for the attention of Julie Shepherd at hr@biddenham.beds.sch.uk.

Closing date: Monday 10th February 2020. We reserve the right to close any vacancy and appoint earlier than the stated closing date should a suitable candidate apply.

Interview date: Promptly upon application.

Biddenham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

Science 2020 – Advert

Subject Teacher Job Description and Person Specification 2019

BISSC Application Form (Teachers) (2019)