Teaching Staff Vacancies

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Full Time Permanent Teacher of Science
Required as soon as possible


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of Science.  The successful candidate will have the capacity to raise attainment through motivating and inspiring students and will contribute to a culture of high expectations and innovation within the school.  You must have excellent communication skills, tremendous drive and great enthusiasm for teaching and learning.

We offer:

  • A full time contract in a high achieving Science department

  • Teaching Key Stages 3 – 4

  • Friendly, supportive and professional colleagues

  • Excellent CPD training including a comprehensive induction programme

  • Own laptop

You will have/will be:

A passionate and highly motivated teacher
The ability to inspire high achievement in all young people
Presence, dynamism, approachability and a good sense of humour
A proven track record of successful outcomes for pupils through own teaching experience
A committed and generous team worker willing to go above and beyond expectations

A preference will be given to teachers of chemistry and/or physics.

 

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

 

Closing date: 31st January 2019

Interviews: TBC

 

Great Torrington School is a successful and popular 11-16 school.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.   We are an equal opportunities employer.

Teacher of Maths

 

This is a full-time, permanent post.  We are looking for a fully qualified, enthusiastic teacher of Maths to join a successful department.  The successful applicant will have the ability to confidently teach all aspects of the subject at both Key Stage 3 and GCSE at Key Stage 4.  Applications from NQTs are welcome.

The Maths department are a team of forward thinking and dedicated staff whose enthusiasm for Mathematics inspires pupils to learn. We are a Growth Mind-set department and we embrace the latest pedagogical theories of learning, this leads us to constantly reflect on and adapt our practice.

We promote Numeracy across the school, and effectively use the Numeracy Ninjas strategy to enthuse pupils and develop progress. To celebrate problem solving we run a maths challenge club and pupils from years 7-11 participate in the UKMT maths challenge and beyond.
We have close links with Exeter Mathematics School and Plymouth University where our students have further opportunities to explore Mathematics in a fun environment with other pupils from the area.

 

Great Torrington School offers excellent CPD training and an extensive enrichment programme.

 

 

Application Form

Job Description

Person Specification

 

Closing date: Thursday 31st January 2019 at 9am

Interviews: Week beginning 4th February 2019

 

Great Torrington School is a successful and popular 11-16 school.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.   We are an equal opportunities employer.

Great Torrington School is a successful and popular 11-16 school.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.  Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service Check.   We are an equal opportunities employer.