Science Teacher

Hillingdon, London
Date Posted:31 Dec 2020
  1. Science
  1. Long-term

Science Teacher

Hillingdon, London
Part-time position; 0.6 timetable/0.8 timetable
Are you a General Science Teacher interested in teaching in an OFSTED rated 'Outstanding' School based in Hillingdon? Are you available to start a part-time, long-term role from January 2021? If so Tradewind Recruitment may have the role for you, so please send your CV to for immediate consideration.

This OFSTED graded 'Outstanding' school in the borough of Hillingdon have contacted us to urgently assist them with the recruitment of a Key Stage 3 and 4 General Science Teacher to join their highly successful department from January 2021; the role offers a very competitive salary available in line with experience (Main Pay Scale Inner London - £28,660 - £39,006) and can be on a long-term contract through Tradewind Recruitment or an immediate permanent assignment. The reason for the last-minute vacancy is due to a long-term sickness absence, however, due to the planned expansion of the department in the forthcoming year the school are, as mentioned, in the position to be able to offer a permanent contract if required from the end of the academic year.
The position will be teaching 3 or 4 days per week starting immediately.
Based in Hillingdon, West London, the school is easy accessible on many modes of transport with the main overground station being only 15 minutes from Central London. The current cohort of staff travel from across London to access the school due to the school's prestigious nature so even if you are not currently living in the borough, or have not previously considered it as a location, please still submit your CV to for consideration as you will be presently surprised at how easy it is.

The school is the highest achieving school in the borough. It is a Catholic School with no issues whatsoever with behaviour, OFSTED rated 'Outstanding', but more so just an 'Outstanding' place to work. It is a co-educational school that runs from Key Stage 3 to A-level. Tradewind Recruitment have provided staff to the school for the last 18 years on long-term and permanent contracts and regardless of department, the feedback is unrivalled.
Responsibilities for this Key Stage 3 and 4 General Science Teacher Role include:
This role will involve teaching small, co-educational classes of around 25 motivated boys and girls with an almost 50/50 timetable split across both Key Stages.
*To follow the school's curriculum and assessment methodology (which are largely based on the National Curriculum)
*To assess prospective pupil applications
*To do at least one duty a week (paid additional)
*To attend staff meetings and parents' evenings as required out of school hours
*To contribute to 'house' and other whole school activities (e.g. sports day)
*Occasional internal cover of absent staff

The school adopts a policy of supportive rigour when developing the student's academic and extra-curricular performance. Small class sizes mean that teachers have the opportunity to pay close attention to their pupils and develop each child.
The ideal candidate for this Key Stage 3 and 4 General Science Teacher role will:
*be experienced and/or qualified to teach Science successfully at Key Stage 3 and 4
*be empathetic to the students and contribute to the school's friendly, enthusiastic atmosphere.
*be familiar with the national curriculum and assessment methodology
*A sense of warmth and having a caring outlook.
*Any other skills or subject expertise may be helpful.

More information for this General Science Teacher role:
*Excellent departmental support, working under an award-winning Head of Department who has successfully led the department
*Free lunch and gym is provided by the school
*The school has very low staff turnover; with a number of the SLT
*A school allowance is paid on top of Inner London Main Pay Scale
Based in the borough of Hillingdon; based near both the Piccadilly, Metropolitan and Overground stations.
By working with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants
To join us and be successful in this General Science Teacher role you will need to:
*Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification
*This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
*Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
*You must have the legal right to work in the UK

For more information about the role, contact Eamonn Molloy on 0207 845 5450 option 2/

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