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Teacher of Chemistry

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/11/2016 12:00
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Whitburn Church of England Academy

Job details 

Closing date:
7 Nov

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

An Academy with Specialist Status in Maths and Computing

NOR: 1,118

11-18 Mixed Anglican Comprehensive


Maternity Cover Required for February 2017. Fixed Term Post.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the North East’s highest achieving schools; our motto ‘Excellence for All’ is at the heart of our work. Our most recent Ofsted report graded every aspect of our school “outstanding”. We are at an exciting stage in our development with a newly opened Sixth Form (2015) and having recently been designated as a Teaching School. Our ethos as an Anglican academy is entirely inclusive and no faith based pupil admission criteria are applied.

The Governors seek to appoint an energetic, imaginative and forward-looking teacher who is an outstanding classroom practitioner to join the highly effective Science Department. The ability to teach Chemistry to all Key Stages is essential, as are energy and commitment. We are happy to receive applications from newly qualified and experienced teachers. This post will terminate on the return of the current post holder which is anticipated to be December 2017 in the first instance.

The successful candidate will have:

• excellent teaching and classroom management skills
• drive, high expectations and a commitment to excellence for all
• a commitment to active learning techniques
• the ability to differentiate effectively across the age and ability range
• an absolute commitment to pupils and their learning above all else
• outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
• strong ICT skills used to enhance learning

The closing date is 9am on 7th November 2016

Application packs are available from the academy website www.whitburncofeacademy.org or main office. Hard copies should be returned to Whitburn Church of England Academy, Whitburn, Sunderland, SR6 7EF, Tel. (0191) 529 3712, Fax. (0191) 529 5569, e-mail office@whitburncofeacademy.org

Whitburn Church of England Academy is an equal opportunities employer and the Academy is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and be subject to a range of other pre-recruitment checks. Please note that, without exception, written references will be taken up and made available to the Governing Body BEFORE the final selection stage.

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