Physics Teacher – Chester Le Street

Setting: Large Academy

Location: Chester le Street

Salary: Starting daily rate of £110 – £180

Contract type: Temporary

Contract term: Long term, Full- time

Job starts: ASAP

Innovation is at the heart of this large Academy in Chester Le Street. The Governors and Head Teacher are looking to appoint a Physics Teacher who will enjoy working within their forward thinking Science faculty. This post is to teach Physics from KS3 – KS5 and will commence ASAP. A successful candidate will be able to competently complete the full role of a Physics teacher. The faculty is warm and welcoming and happy to be supportive in introducing the successful candidate to their new role. Potential candidates will need to QTS qualified and have experience teaching Physics A-level.

Key responsibilities and requirements for this role will include:

> Preparing and delivering lessons to a range of classes of different key stages and abilities;

> Marking work, giving appropriate feedback and maintaining records of pupils’ progress and development;

> researching new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devising and writing new curriculum materials;

> Selecting and using a range of different learning resources and equipment, including podcasts and interactive whiteboards;

> Preparing pupils for qualifications and external examinations;

> Managing pupil behaviour in the classroom and on school premises, and applying appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehaviour;

> Undertaking pastoral duties, such as taking on the role of form tutor, and supporting pupils on an individual basis through academic or personal difficulties;

> Communicating with parents and carers over pupils’ progress and participating in departmental meetings, parents’ evenings and whole school training events;

> Liaising with other professionals, such as learning mentors, careers advisers, educational psychologists and education welfare officers;

> Supervising and supporting the work of teaching assistants;

> Undergoing regular observations and participating in regular in-service training (INSET) as part of continuing professional development (CPD)
An enhanced DBS check will be needed for the successful candidate (can be applied for on application) as well as two satisfactory references which will be sought upon application for this post.

If you are interested in applying, please contact Adam Pringle on 0191 383 7386 or by email to

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