Are you passionate about shaping the learning of our future scientists? Enthusiastic about teaching your specialist subject of Biology? Familiar with the general science curriculum at up to GCSE? Then please consider an application to Randstad Education!
On behalf of our client school we are currently seeking a Biology teacher for a temporary opportunity at a school in Sefton Local Authority, full-time starting immediately. The role is ongoing but may continue until the end of the summer term 2019 to cover an absence. The role is in a Formby secondary school and involves teaching general science across Key Stages 3 and 4, with a particular emphasis on Biology, and if possible will also include some A Level Biology lessons if you can teach to KS5. The job will be term-time only and is a great opportunity to work as part of a committed department.
Our staff have a well-deserved reputation as being the best in Merseyside and as a reward for your hard work and commitment you will benefit from:
- a school with a community environment, a friendly, supportive department and great leadership
- a dedicated, professional and friendly consultant to support you and a branch with 24 hour on-call facility
- competitive rates of pay paid weekly, which are fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011)
- commitment to your continuing professional development through free training including safeguarding, prevent duty, and 'Team Teach'
- 'recommend a friend' bonus worth up to 300
- being part of a highly respected supply team and developing your own reputation within it, especially through various rewards like 'Candidate of the Term'
Your responsibilities will be to:
- Plan, prepare and teach appropriate lessons within your specialist subject area of Biology and General Science, enabling all student abilities to access the curriculum
- Support colleagues within your department as required
- Participate in and organise extra-curricular activities such as clubs, social events and outings
- Maintain discipline through employing various classroom management techniques in line with the school's behaviour management policy
- Monitor pupil's progress and keep records on their development, as well as preparing them for qualifications and external examinations
- Attend meetings, parent's evenings and in-service training days as required by the school, helping them in all areas to the best of your ability
As the successful Teacher of Biology you will have:
- A strong knowledge of the science curriculum, particularly Biology, from KS3 to KS4; KS5 knowledge would be advantageous
- A recognised teaching qualification (such as BA QTS, PGCE etc) NB NQTs, QTLS holders and overseas qualified teachers are welcome to apply
- Excellent behaviour management skills
- A strong work ethic and a professional attitude
- The motivation to achieve and add value to the school
Randstad Education is the UK Market Leader for recruitment within education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent roles in schools, colleges and nurseries for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2500 schools each week, our staff support over 135,000 children every day across the country, so we can find the right match for your skills. The Liverpool branch is one of the oldest and busiest in the country and has a dedicated team of consultants working across primary, secondary and SEN, and we now also have a dedicated section looking after School Support roles such as Technicians, Administration and Finance.
We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across Merseyside, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience, as we may have other roles available in schools, temporary or permanent, short-or long-term, full or part-time, which may be a better match. All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks including enhanced DBS and full referencing process.
We are open to receiving applications immediately so if you are interested please do not delay. Following a registration interview with your consultant here at Randstad Education, as the successful candidate you could expect an interview or trial day at the school, before being chosen to start soon after, or it may even be straight into an immediate start. Please email your CV to email@example.com or give the office a call on 0151 255 1666 and speak to Catherine Stockford, the specialist secondary education consultant for Sefton.
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