Teacher of Science – Leading on Post 16 provision  + STEM

Holly Lodge Girls’ College has a strong record for developing the leadership skills of its teachers resulting in internal and external promotions to a variety of roles. We are seeking to appoint a teacher of Science eager to develop their own skills of leadership in a supportive environment, taking responsibility for progress at KS5 in Science alongside the coordination of STEM clubs across the school.
About the Role

The governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher of science, with a TLR 2a allowance.

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead and co-ordinate STEM club across school.
  • Monitor the progress of 6th Form students across all science disciplines and exam boards.
  • Be Lead internal verifier for the BTEC L3 Applied Science course and ensure standardisation and verification is carried out successfully each year.
  • Report on progress in all sixth form science subjects to the Curriculum Leader.
  • Co-ordinate intervention for any sixth form students not making sufficient progress.

GRADE MPS/UPS + TLR 2a[ £2613]

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and therefore the appointed person will be expected to support the life of the school. Appointment for this post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and references will be sought for shortlisted candidates in advance of an interview.

Job description, person specification and application forms may be found on our school website at www.hollylodge.liverpool.sch.uk

Completed applications should be returned to Sandra Moran at s.moran@hollylodge.liverpool.sch.uk

Closing date: 12 noon Wednesday 4 May 2016

Interviews: Week commencing 9 May 2016

This post is classified as having substantial access to children, and appointment is subject to an enhanced police check of previous criminal convictions (DBS). Applicants are required, before appointment, to disclose any conviction, caution or binding over including ‘spent convictions’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar individuals from employment – this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.

All teachers aged between 16 and 75 will be enrolled into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme and contributions of salary are deducted from monthly salary payments at the current rate of deductions. Once enrolled, if you do not wish to be in this scheme you will need to complete the necessary “opt out” forms which can be obtained from the teachers’ pensions scheme website on www.teacherspensions.co.uk.   Further information about the teachers’ pension scheme can also be found on the website.