Lead Science teacher

Richmond upon Thames, London
Date Posted:31 Mar 2020
  1. Secondary Teacher
  1. Long-term

Lead Science teacher

Richmond upon Thames, London
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Lead Science teacher required at 'Good - Outstanding' school for September 2020

Full Time, Permanent

Main - Upper Pay Range - Outer London

Tradewind are currently recruiting for a Science teacher in the SW London area for a Secondary Academy on the border of Richmond and Kingston.

The student body and staff at this school are diverse, talented and exciting. They put huge emphasis on career and professional development, mostly in-house, and are noted for their 'can do' attitude.

In recent years, a rebuild and refurbishment programme has been completed, including the introduction of a 6th form. Facilities at this modern school are among the best in Richmond and OFSTED agree that the school is 'Good' school in all categories - with outstanding features.

If you are an outstanding teacher looking for an exciting opportunity, this role could be for you! We are looking for a Lead Practitioner to join our friendly, supportive and dedicated Science department.

We need you to inspire and collaborate within the department to help colleagues develop and improve their practice to ensure the continued success of this department on the school's journey to 'Outstanding'.

You will be working within a high-profile department with a varied and exciting programme of extra-curricular activities. You will be an outstanding Science specialist with a passion for the subject and excellent subject knowledge in all three areas - Physics, Chemistry and Biology. You will be an ambitious, committed and hardworking team player who can inspire and motivate.

The school offers..

More opportunity to grow your career

More tailored support

More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others' experience via the Academy's vast network.

More technology so you can make more impact - Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when required. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.

More time - We strive to minimise unnecessary distractions so you can have energy for your job and a good work-life balance

This position is required to commence 1 September 2020

Closing date: 01/05/20


In line with the Government's announcement, our client is currently operating on a rota basis to allow vulnerable children and those children of workers critical to the COVID-19 response the opportunity to attend. During this period they will continue with essential recruitment for this and other key positions starting in September 2020.

Please rest assured that effective measures will be implemented to ensure your health and wellbeing and in most cases we will use a virtual recruitment process.

To join us and be successful in this Humanities Teacher role you will need to have:

QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification

Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks

CV which covers the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained

The legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a Science Teacher in Richmond, SW London. Or for more information about the role, contact Carlo Randazzo on 0207 845 5450 / carlo.randazzo@twrecruitment.com

We look forward to hearing from you and assisting with the next, exciting step of your teaching career!

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