Science Teacher

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Apple A Day
Shrewton, Wiltshire
Job Info
Job Status: Filled
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: January 5, 2018
Expiry Date: February 28, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 2
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Apple A Day are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of a wonderful specialist independant school for dyslexic pupils based in Salisbury. They are looking for a Science Teacher to join their friendly team as soon as possible on a full-time basis until the end of July 2018.

For the successful candidate we can offer:

  • MP1-6 depending on experience and 10% PPA time
  • Guarenteed for the rest of the school year
  • Work in a stunning country setting
  • Use of excellent Science facilities
  • Work with a friendly, supportive and professional teacher-run agency

You will need to have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Qualified Teacher Status or a NARIC equivalent
  • A DBS on the update service or be willing to have a DBS check completed
  • Experience of teaching Science and a passion for the subject
  • Confident in delivery lessons that will meet the needs of children with dyslexia

The job will require you to:

  • Use a multi-sensory approach suitable to meet the needs of the dyslexic child. Flexibility is necessary in discovering what works for each individual child.
  • The pupils should be taught in a way that allows them to work at their own level and pace.
  • Patience and encouragement is needed in helping pupils achieve success through carefully structured short term learning objectives; these should be set for each child, when necessary but at least once every term
  • Teachers should be flexible, sympathetic, efficient, willing to learn and keen to participate in the very busy and demanding life of a boarding school.
  • New ideas and initiatives are always welcome through the appropriate consultation procedures. At the same time, teachers are expected to conform to guidelines as laid down in the Staff handbook.
  • Pupils must be taught according to the agreed Programmes of Study.
  • Records must be kept up to date according to School Curriculum policy guidelines and guidelines from the appropriate heads of departments.
  • Full subject reports to be written twice yearly, at the end of the Autumn and Summer Terms. Grade Cards completed ½termly.
  • To attend Parents’ Day to report on pupil progress and attainment.
  • Full progress reports to be written according to the pro-forma for Annual Reviews as necessary.
  • Teachers should be available to liaise with parents, particularly at the end of school on a Friday.
  • Any concerns to do with the performance or behaviour of a pupil should be communicated to the Head of Pastoral Care as soon as possible.
  • Engage in appropriate Safeguarding/Child Protection training and qualifications.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to continuing professional development in relation to safeguarding/child protection and the development of their subject.

Please send a CV and covering letter to be considered for this position.