Teacher of Science (full time) Portsmouth (SM/161017/STP) Portsmouth, England

Salary: GBP119 - GBP156 per day

Simply Supply are actively seeking an experienced Science Teacher in the Portsmouth area to join a very successful Science department. 

About the role of Science Teacher:

Teaching both key stage 3 & key stage 4 science lessons you will ensure that excellent standards of teaching are maintained.  This is a long term, full-time contract starting in January 2018 with the potential of it becoming a permanent position. You will be offered a daily pay rate, which is in keeping with your experience and job requirements between £119.67 - £162.11 per day.

Requirements for the role of Science Teacher:

  • Ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims, varied tasks and materials, and learning outcomes;
  • Support the school’s aims and objectives for teaching and learning;
  • Ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies;
  • Consider the differing needs of students and adapt teaching approaches to meet the behavioural, linguistic, and cultural challenges students may face;
  • Always support student-centred learning and autonomy;
  • Provide a positive role model for students, demonstrating and supporting the school’s positive behaviour management policies;
  • Know and meet the criteria of inspection bodies such as Ofsted and British Council;
  • Ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the classroom and school;
  • Keep up-to-date and accurate records of student attendance, progress, attainment and conduct in line with departmental and school policy;
  • Ensure that homework and other course work is marked and recorded accurately and punctually, to include effective learner feedback and guidance for improvement;
  • Perform a Tutor role to a small group of students, providing academic, pastoral, behavioural and developmental support;
  • Participate in the after-school clubs or detention duties when required;
  • Make a positive contribution to the efficient running of the Department, including attending meetings in the Academic Department as and when required;
  • Set and mark examinations, report writing, markbook management and academic assessment;
  • Keep work areas tidy and well-organised, and leave classrooms clean, neat and secure;
  • Follow absence procedures and to provide cover for absent teachers or staff as required;
  • Be onsite for the contracted hours and to arrive at school, lessons and other appointments punctually;
  • Always communicate with colleagues and students in a respectful and professional manner and uphold and demonstrate the school’s ethos and values.

Suitability of applications will be subject to our pre-employment checks which include providing details of three professional/academic references (including your most recent employer) and an up to date DBS check.

For further information and to apply, please contact Abi McDowell at Simply Supply.