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Head of Science

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  • Sector:

    Primary Teaching , Secondary Teaching

  • Job type:

    Permanent Contracts

  • Salary:

    £41230 - £51235 per annum

  • Contact:

    Bonnie McLean

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

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Head of Science Teacher - Independent Prep School - Kensington & Chelsea

One of London's top day school are looking to recruit an experienced Preparatory Head of Science Teacher to join their fantastic team from Sept 2022. This role is to Teach and Lead Science across KS2 as Head of Department.

What the Preparatory Science Teacher role entails:

  • To teach Science to groups of students from all abilities across years 3 - 6 and beyond through fostering intellectual curiosity.
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise the Science curriculum, lesson content, materials and methods of teaching from Reception and in line with Senior school requirements.
  • To take into account the differing ability lessons of students and differentiate work accordingly.
  • To encourage all students to be actively engaged in their own learning and in reviewing their progress against targets.
  • Introduce and teach correct use of a variety of science equipment.
  • Keep up to date on all curriculum aspects through internal and external insets.
  • To ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the laboratory, which is changed frequently.
  • To ensure that all experiments are trialled beforehand and risk assessment used with all experimental work.
  • Take the CARE and STEM clubs
  • Ensure enrichment and HLP activities are catered for.
  • Organise activities for Science Week
  • Review and update annually the Science Policy.
  • Select, review and maintain relevant resources.

This is a Head of Science Middle Leadership role working with SLT and staff in creating an enriched and balanced Science curriculum for high ability KS2 pupils.

Ideally the school will find a Head of Science Teacher who:

  • is passionate about Science Teaching with the ability to inspire students
  • can demonstrate excellent teaching and classroom management skills
  • can build good relationships with all students and adults
  • has a commitment to developing curriculum activities within the Faculty
  • can promote and maintain the highest standards in all aspects of the work in the school

This fantastic Independent Prep school are able to offer small class sizes and a welcoming and driven staff team. Their pupils are keen to learn and reach their potential. To apply for this fantastic Head Preparatory Science Teacher opportunity within KS2, please do not delay in contacting Bonnie at REESON Education ASAP to arrange trials and interviews. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Reeson Education:

REESON Education is London's Premier Recruitment Agency. Established in 2006 by experienced teachers, education professionals and recruitment specialists, we have built our business and reputation on the cores values of honesty, integrity and excellence.

We care about education and the provision of education and have established an excellent reputation with schools and teachers alike.

At REESON Education we work closely with a large network of Nurseries, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools and Colleges across London. Our client base provides us with an abundance of available daily supply, long term and permanent opportunities across all age groups in all areas of London.