Science Teacher

Milton Keynes
£180 per day
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Science Teacher
KS3, KS4 and KS5
Ofsted rated "Good" School
QTS is essential

I am currently recruiting a General Science Teacher for a school based in Milton Keynes.

About the school -

The school are committed to making personalised learning a reality. Their flexible and varied curriculum is an essential foundation to achieve this, providing personal learning pathways which are challenging, relevant and significant. Their commitment is to ensure that all learners reach or exceed expectation.

As a community they are extremely proud of their students achievements, whether these are academic, practical, artistic or sporting. They aim to bring out the very best in every young person across the curriculum and if their statistics are anything to go by they are doing extremely well. They are a team with a very positive outlook, willing to embrace change as a constant, whilst at the same time dedicated to getting the basics of education right for their young people. The school have a commitment to the curriculum being taught by subject specialists.

The school makes extensive use of ICT for teaching, learning and administration. All teachers have use of a personal laptop. As staff they champion academic, practical, creative, musical and sporting skills and seek to challenge fixed notions of ability.

There are eleven purpose-built and fully equipped, flexible spacious laboratories where all science teaching is carried out. These are supported by 2 well-equipped prep rooms and a separate office. There are easy access to the well-resourced ICT rooms with scientific software and data-logging equipment. The school have a dedicated ICT room in the science curriculum area as well as every laboratory having its own interactive whiteboard.

The role -
There are 16 teaching members of staff in the department, who are supported by a team of 6 technicians. The team is led by a Director of Science, assisted by two Leading Teachers of Science and three subject leaders.

You will teach Key Stage 3 modules from across the sciences and year 7 and 9 is taught in mixed ability groups with class sizes between 25-30. At KS4 the aim is to match subjects taught with staff background and expertise. At Post 16 as expected of a thriving and successful department, there is a healthy interest. Typically the school have around 35 students studying AS Biology, 35 for AS Chemistry and around 25 AS Physics.

As a Teacher of the school, you should aim to plan interesting and engaging lessons that allow all students to make progress. You should inspire students and set challenging targets whilst supporting them in reaching those goals. Give students feedback on their work and develop students enquiring minds.

The science team make a major contribution to the schools enriched curriculum. Advanced Learning Days involve Whipsnade Zoo, Space Centre Trip and a CSI Murder Mystery along with a well-attended Science Club which runs weekly.

If you are an inspiring General Science Teacher looking for their next role, please call Rhys today on 01923 884 804 or email your CV to

Skills Required

Teaching Biology, Chemistry and Physics to KS3, KS4 and KS5

Qualifications Required



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