Science Teacher

Science Teacher – Independent School

Location: Swaffham
Start Date: September 2024
Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Our client, an independent school in Swaffham, is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Science Teacher to join them on a full time and permanent basis. Experience in teaching all three sciences to KS4 level is essential.

The school believe in fostering a vibrant and supportive educational environment. They seek to inspire students to become self-directed learners and responsible citizens. The school are seeking a Science Teacher who shares their commitment to high-quality education and the holistic development of the pupils.

The school offers state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technology that support both online and in-person learning. With a small school atmosphere and a student body of just 110 pupils from Year 3 to Year 13, they provide personalized attention and a nurturing environment where innovation and future-readiness are at the forefront.

Person Specification:

  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and a relevant degree or equivalent qualifications.
  • Have recent experience teaching the National Curriculum for GCSE Science
  • Are proficient in modern teaching methods, including the use of technology, video conferencing, and online resources.
  • Are adept at working with students from KS3 to KS4.
  • Are enthusiastic about stepping away from traditional teaching practices to embrace an innovative, technology-enhanced learning approach.
  • The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of the National Curriculum for Science including exam specifications.

Salary will be determined on the school’s own scale and is dependent on experience, candidates can expect remuneration above the main teacher pay scale.

The school also offer:

  • Enthusiastic and motivated students: Enjoy teaching students who are eager to learn, with fewer behavioural issues.
  • High-quality learning environments: Teach in classrooms equipped with the latest technology and resources.
  • Competitive salary: Benefit from London Fringe pay scales and a 3% enhancement after the probation period.
  • Pension Scheme: Join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme for financial security.
  • Professional development: Access free, ongoing professional learning through their dedicated Teacher Academy.
  • Work-life balance: Enjoy a focus on well-being with no after-school or weekend sports, and limited out-of-hours activities.
  • Global collaboration: Connect and collaborate with teaching colleagues across the UK and internationally.

If you do have the relevant requirements and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please send through your CV, or call Joseph at Connaught for more information.

Connaught Education – The Independent Schools Specialist

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.

Job Information

Job Reference: JASCS110724_1720698580
Salary From: £32000
Salary To: £49000
Job Industries: Education and Training
Job Locations: Breckland, Norfolk
Job Types: Permanent

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