Chemistry Teacher - Burton-on-Trent

Prospero Teaching
90.00 - 190.00 GBP Annual
13 Jul 2018
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Prospero Teaching are currently looking for a Chemistry Teacher for a long-term role in a school in Burton-on-Trent. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding practitioner with the ability to achieve good external examination outcomes in Chemistry and in Science. We are looking for a teacher with the ability to teach Chemistry at both KS4 and KS5. The successful candidate will make a contribution to developing the highest possible standards of teaching in order to improve student outcomes, as well as making a dynamic and positive contribution to a department which has seen sustained improvement recently. The post represents an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified teacher although applications from more experienced teachers are also welcome.

The school is an 11-18 school serving Burton-on-Trent and the surrounding community. It is a continuously developing and improving school which is committed to providing stimulating, challenging and high quality teaching and learning. They have a wide range of extra-curricular activities in school and the successful applicant will be expected to play a major part in the broader life of the school.

The Science Department is made up of six full-time teachers supported by two Laboratory Technicians. The department is housed in 5 laboratories and 1 classroom with adjoining prep rooms, storage and work rooms co-located on the same floor. Each of the teaching rooms have Promethean IWBs, fixed ceiling mounted projectors and dedicated desktop computers for the IWBs and projectors. Two of the laboratories have fume cupboards and several of the laboratories are fitted with blackout facilities.

The department is a strong and united team determined to provide a quality Science experience to its students. Teachers are keen to share and adopt fresh ideas and good practice as part of the ongoing development of the department. The successful applicant will join the department at an exciting stage of its development with continued success at GCSE in 2017 with 66% of students achieving at least two Science qualifications at Grace C or above, setting a school record for the third time in the last four years with results again above national averages. Results at A Level were also again strong with 100% of students achieving an A Level pass and at least 50% achieving A*-C in all three Sciences - more than twice the national average.

If the above role is of interest to you, please apply by emailing us with a copy of your most recent CV or by calling Jason Berry on .