Permanent Chemistry Teacher Job | Outstanding School | April 2017 or September 2017 start
Salary: MPS - UPS (Inner London Pay Scale)
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time
To Start: April 2017 or September 2017
Location: London Borough of Westminster
Westminster Academy specialises in International Business and Enterprise. It serves a multi-ethnic community in Central London, and at the heart of our approach is the personalised curriculum based on the International Baccalaureate Learner Profile.
At Westminster Academy we believe that education is success. By providing all of our students with a world class education, we prepare them to be competitive on the international stage. We strive to be the best in every field, as is demonstrated in achieving our 'Outstanding' status. As a member of staff at a fast paced, forward thinking organisation, you will genuinely be changing lives.
We are looking for a driven, innovative and organised classroom teacher to join a dedicated and successful Science department. The department achieves outstanding results, and in 2015 and 2016 it was ranked in the top percentile in terms of value added nationally. At KS3, the Academy are developing the use of technology in the classroom through using chromebooks. Our KS4 cohorts have benefitted from our forward-thinking and collaborative approach towards adapting to the new GCSE curriculum which has been recognised by exam boards. At KS5, the Academy offers IB Science courses to students on its vocational and academic programmes, including IB Diploma Programme courses in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and ESS as well as BTEC Applied Science as part of our IB Career Programme. The Science department prides itself in its unique relationships with Imperial College London and The Royal Society of Medicine which provide exciting opportunities for our students to enrich their learning.
The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and an excellent classroom practitioner who is committed to student success and development. Experience of planning and delivering GCSE lessons is essential, as the job will involve working closely with the Director of Learning Science to continue developing our existing provision, as well as plan for the new GCSEs for the first sitting in 2018. The willingness to contribute to extra-curricular activities is also desirable. Most importantly, there is a real opportunity to contribute to a team that is making a difference.
What we offer:
? an innovative educational concept
? excellent programme of continuing professional development
? be given the opportunity to develop personally and professionally
? have the chance to shape the future of the subject
To apply please email your CV or request an application form from Anna Mason at or you can contact Anna on for further information. Your application is a direct permanent application to our school, Hays is our recruitment partner for all permanent appointments.
Closing Date: 12:00noon Thursday 23rd February 2017
Interview Date: w/c 27th February 2017
You can also visit jobs/westminster-academy and www.westminsteracademy.org.uk for more information. We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.