Teacher of Science

Hours: Full-time Salary: MPS UPS

Teacher of Science – Full Time Temporary (Maternity Cover)

Required for January 2020 a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Science to join our successful department. The successful applicant should be able to teach across the full ability range in KS3 and KS4. The department makes a significant contribution to Post-16 teaching, so candidates with an appropriate specialism can expect to be offered A level teaching.

Camden is a successful and oversubscribed inner London comprehensive secondary school.   We have been identified five times by government ministers as one of the top 100 schools in the country.  The school has also been described as “outstanding” by Ofsted in all categories.

Application forms and details about the school and department are available on our website.  Completed application forms to be returned to the headteacher’s office at csg@csg.school NQTs welcome to apply.

The closing date for applications is Friday 25th October 2019

Interviews will take place w/c TBC

Job description: Science Teacher

The following duties and responsibilities of all teaching members of the Science department are in addition to the standard scale job descriptions for all teachers at Camden School for Girls.

i           Teaching Science to students in Years 7 to 9

ii          Teaching GCSE Science in Years 10 and 11

iii         Teaching your specialist subject/s to KS5 students

iv         Planning and preparing courses and lessons, including contributing to the work of the department by writing, reviewing and updating schemes of work

v          Updating topic tests and revision materials for particular topics

vi         Taking responsibility for the resources for particular topics

vii        Taking responsibility for students’ health and safety in your lessons as set out in the department’s health and safety policy

viii       Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of students in line with the department’s assessment policy

viii       Taking part in the pastoral system of the school

Our criteria for selection will be evidence of:

  • Good honours graduate with a qualification to teach Science at KS3 and KS4 level, and a specialist subject/s at A level
  • Successful experience of teaching GCSE Science and A Level in a comprehensive school
  • An understanding of current curriculum issues in science education.
  • The ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Sympathy with the aims and ethos of the school.
  • An understanding of, and a commitment to carrying out, equal opportunities policies
  • A commitment to participate in extracurricular activities

We do not accept CVs.

Camden School for Girls is committed to safeguarding students.  Appointed staff require an Enhanced Disclosure through the DBS.  The School is an equal opportunities employer.