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Teacher of Science - Highdown School
  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: SCH/22/204875
  • Published: Fri 15/07/2022, 13:21 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 14/08/2022, 23:19 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,714 - £36,961 Per Year
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Highdown School, Berkshire

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Teacher of Science - Highdown School

Main Scale, Full time/Permanent - (Chemistry Specialism Preferred)
Required for September 2022

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a very popular, oversubscribed and successful school set in 28 acres of parkland in Caversham to the north of Reading.

We are seeking an outstanding and enthusiastic Teacher of Science, with a specialism in Chemistry is preferred, to join an established team of specialists in a well-resourced, successful department of 17 staff.

A willingness to teach across all years and abilities is essential. We welcome applications from ECTs, for whom we have a superb induction programme.

Why Highdown School?
• We are a Good School with many outstanding features which continues to rapidly improve
• We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels
• We provide highly regarded ECT induction and coaching for Excellence Programmes
• We are able to offer on-site accommodation for ECTs with competitive rent
• We have adopted a ‘Fair Workload Charter’
• Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities
• Staff benefit from being members of the PiXL Club and the Princes Teaching Institute

We are on a journey to becoming a ‘regional centre of excellence’. Why not join us?

For details and an application form visit our website www.highdown.reading.sch.uk.  Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, by email hnb@highdown.reading.sch.uk or call 0118 901 5800

Closing date: Sunday 14th August 2022
Interviews: TBC

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We are also trained in safer recruitment and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and a ‘Prohibition from Teaching’ check.