Posted: 05 April 201919/04/05 00:00:00
The opportunity to teach Science across Key Stages 3 – 5. You will liaise with other members of the science faculty to plan lessons, schemes of learning and assessments that inspire pupils to fall in love with science; your passion for your subject will be evident and you will share and explain the key concepts that underpin current scientific thinking. You will demonstrate the fundamental importance of science in understanding the past development of our planet as well as possible future directions.
Teacher of Science
DATES: Apply by midday on Tuesday 30th April 2019
TITLE: Teacher of Science
SALARY: M1 – UPS3
LOCATION: Nishkam High School – Birmingham
REPORTING TO: Faculty Leader
TO COMMENCE: 28 August 2019
CONTRACT TYPE: Full-time - Permanent
JOB DESCRIPTION: Teacher of Science Job Description
Nishkam High School, Birmingham
This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join a school that has emerged from its first two sets of GCSE results with outstanding outcomes for children:
*2018 Progress 8 = +0.74 (top 3% of all schools nationally)
2018 Attainment 8 = 54.8 (top 10% of all schools nationally)
2018 GCSE Results
% Grades 9-7
2018 GCSE Results
% Grades 9-4
Science ‘value added’ for all pupils at GCSE was in the top quintile of all schools nationally for the last two years.
(*Please refer to https://www.compare-school-performance.service.gov.uk)
We welcome applications from candidates still completing their Teacher Training programme.
You will be joining a vibrant faculty that is characterised by passion for their subjects and the support of students and each other. There will be a tailored support programme in place for the successful candidate.
Ideally you will be:
We will offer you
Nishkam High School opened in September 2012. The video footage on YouTube showing the ‘Building of Nishkam High School’ is an essential starting point for any interested candidate. The ‘new’ DfE built school opened in April 2014 and a visit to our truly inspirational building is highly recommended. Please contact the school on: 0121 348 7660 and we will be happy to make arrangements for you to have a look around.
OFSTED visited one day after the new school was opened. Read the details of their judgements at:
The Trust You will be working with a pioneering group, Nishkam School Trust, which is a flagship DfE Free School Trust, and the first multi-faith academy trust in the UK. At the core of Nishkam education is the triple pursuit of nurturing a strong values-led approach to life, academic excellence and creating a community that supports children throughout their lives
This is a key role within the school but the successful candidate will also be expected to work closely with the Trust Directors and contribute to driving the standards agenda forward in all Nishkam schools. A flexible, innovative and energetic approach is, therefore, an essential requirement, as is a commitment to being a team player.
Nishkam School Trust (NST) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.