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Science Teacher

Job Description

Science vacancy at an Outstanding Independent School.

I have included below the details of this Independent School and their current Science vacancy.

They pride themselves on delivering exceptional education and fostering a supportive and enriching learning environment for our students.

Job Description:
A vacancy has arisen for an enthusiastic Science Teacher (Biology and/or Physics) from September 2024 ensuring the highest standards in delivery of Science teaching across the curriculum. The ability to teach Maths would also be an advantage.
For the right candidate there could be an opportunity to become an Assistant Houseparent within our Boarding community.

Department Overview:
The Science Department teaches Biology, Chemistry and Physics to GCSE. All three sciences are offered at both IB and A level, as well as Environmental Systems and Societies (EVS) as an option in the IB only. GCSEs and A levels follow the AQA exam board. Box Hill School also has a thriving International Study Centre (ISC), and all sciences are offered at GCSE level in the ISC. A willingness to get involved in the delivery of science to students with English as a second language would be highly advantageous. The Science Department comprises nine teaching staff, who are supported by three excellent technicians as well as a highly devoted and organised SEND department.

Job Title: Science Teacher (Biology/Physics)
Start Date: September
Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: MPS/UPS

The Role
We are looking for a Science Teacher who can:

  • Deliver GCSE Science (Biology or Physics) to children of varying abilities and SEND requirements. The ability to teach Maths is an advantage
  • Potentially teach all three sciences at key stage 3 and be able to teach another science to GCSE level
  • Be prepared to deliver IB/A level Biology or Physics to years 12 and 13
  • (experience of the IB would be an advantage but not essential)
  • Show excellent teamwork skills and be willing to contribute to the wider development of the department
  • Convey their subject matter with skill and enthusiasm, considering the specific needs of the students
  • Develop and share good practice
  • Follow departmental and school policy as regards discipline, monitoring and Intervention strategies
  • Help to raise the level of achievement and enthusiasm for biology
  • Prepared to work hard to achieve the department goals
  • Instill a passion for learning for the subject

Many thanks,

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