TEACHER OF SCIENCE (Biology)
To commence January 2023
Full time or part time applications considered (please state clearly on the application)
If you are a talented, highly motivated practitioner with the ability and enthusiasm to deliver innovative and enjoyable lessons to students from Key Stage 3 to 5, we would love to hear from you. We ideally want a biologist with A-level experience, but we would consider a physicist. Science is a strong and thriving department, staffed by a committed, collaborative and supportive team of 13 teachers and six Technicians.
Hinchley Wood is an inclusive, high achieving and highly sought after school with 1,400 students on roll including 275 in our Sixth form. Located on the borders of SW London, we pride ourselves on celebrating student progress and development as well as academic achievement.
We are one of the top 150 performing schools in England and Wales in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs. Our Progress 8 figure has been significantly positive: +0.87 (2018); +0.74 (2019); and +1.0 in 2020 and in 2021.
2022 A-level results - Our 2022 A-level results 48% of all grades achieved are at A/A*, a school record, 75% of all grades achieved are at A*-B and 88% of all grades achieved are at A*-C. Overall, an incredible 94 A* grades were achieved, another school record. 88 students achieved 3 or more A*-B grades.
2022 GCSEs results - 90% of students achieved 5 or more GCSEs at grade 4 or above, and 87% achieved this benchmark including GCSE English and Maths. 47.7% of all GCSE grades achieved were grades 7 to 9. The number of students achieving the highest grades is particularly impressive; 213 grade 9s were awarded which is 12% of all grades achieved.
You will teach across the age and ability range in this oversubscribed co-educational academy supporting students from 11-18 years. In return for your hard work, we offer exceptional support and training and the rewards that come with teaching science to students who really want to learn. You can see the 2022 results for science within the application pack.
If you are an outstanding, inspirational teacher with a strong desire to help students of all abilities to achieve the best they can, whilst fulfilling your own potential, then we would be very pleased to hear from you.
- A competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale)
- Professional development support and an extensive CPD programme;
- Two week Autumn half term and a minimum two week break over the Christmas period;
- Friday afternoon non-contact time;
- Interest free travel/relocation loan;
- On site gym and cycle to work scheme.
Deadline for applications: 9am, Monday 3rd October 2022
Interviews will take place the same week. Early enquiries and applications encouraged.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Staff and governors have also established a code of conduct, included within this pack, which applies to all members of the school community.