Teacher of Science

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
MPR (Fringe) Relocation assistance will be considered if required
Location:
Easthampstead Park Community School
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
Hours:
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
31/05/2017 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
EPS/17/5001
Vacancy Description

This post would be suitable for an ambitious and effective experienced or newly qualified teacher wishing to broaden their experience and work in a supportive, dynamic department, striving to raise standards through developing outstanding learning and teaching, across all key stages including Sixth Form.

You will need to have enthusiasm, commitment, a creative passion and excellent organisational skills. You will be a key part of the exciting journey of this department in meeting the current and future needs of our students.

The staff in the Science Department are diverse, dynamic and are all committed to taking the subject forward and making it even more successful. They are dedicated to shaping their teaching to how our students learn best. They are also supportive of each other and work collaboratively.

The department is well-resourced and each member of staff has their own teaching room and desktop PC.  Focused and tailored CPD is integral to the school’s development plan and all colleagues are encouraged and supported to develop their pedagogical skills through action research and collaborative work.

Easthampstead Park Community School is a co-educational, community comprehensive serving Bracknell South.  As a school we strive to give our students every opportunity to be happy, healthy and successful. We aim to deliver the best quality teaching and learning in a school where staff and students have respect and pride in themselves, their school and their community.

We work with our students to develop their aspirations and talents to achieve their full potential in a safe, caring and supportive environment. We have a friendly and supportive staff who enjoy working with a student body that fully reflects our community. There is a strong sense that the school is moving forward and we believe that this is an exciting time to join us.  Easthampstead Park Community School values diversity and promotes equality.

Our vision is to deliver a school judged as outstanding, that lives up to its values and beliefs. Our sense of community is built around the quality of relationships between staff, students and parents with the emphasis on respect and pride. 

Please note that applications will be considered upon receipt, therefore early submission is recommended.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Visit the recruitment page for all vacancies; http://www.epschool.org/content/vacancies



Equal Opportunities
Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
How to apply
Easthampstead Park Community School, Ringmead, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 8FS Tel: 01344 304567

Please apply online. For enquiries please telephone our Personnel Officer on 01344 390836 or email recruitment@epschool.org for an application pack. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Find out more about working in our Schools.

Equal Opportunities
We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.

Disability
We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Safeguarding
Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/application-process-for-working-with-children-and-adults-at-risk.pdf

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/safeguardingchildrenboard

Pre–employment medical check
You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.

References
On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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