Chemistry Trainee Teacher
A Crayford-based school is looking for a Chemistry Trainee Teacher to join their hard-working team and secure Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with their support. This is a long-term-to-permanent appointment to commence in either June or September 2021, although an earlier or possibly later start could be arranged for the right Chemistry Trainee Teacher.
-Chemistry Trainee Teacher role – QTS Awarded
-Crayford, Dartford / London Borough of Bexley
-Completely fee-free programme
-June 2021 or September 2021 start
-Good student behaviour
-Outer London Weighting – Salary upwards of £21,582
-Teaching Mentor and Personal Tutor support
As an academy that is part of a wider community with some outstanding leaders in education, this school strives to support trainees through a teacher training route that provides them with a salary and support across the year on programme. This is an excellent opportunity for a chemistry (science or similar) graduate looking to take on responsibility and support their own cohort of learners in the classroom.
The Ofsted report acknowledges the committed team of leaders within the school, rating leadership as good and notes that “Because of good leadership, teaching and an appropriate curriculum offer, students make good progress in the sixth form. The school prepares students well for their future lives and careers.” With this in mind, the right Chemistry Trainee Teacher will be well supported with a hard-working community to draw inspiration from. The Principal nods to this expressing that “expectations of our pupils are high from the start. We are a larger than average school and we take pride in getting to know pupils and parents, working in partnership to get the best possible academic results for children and providing an education for character…”
The successful Chemistry Trainee Teacher will be based in a department which welcomes innovation and new ideas. As a trainee working towards QTS, you will have your own timetabled classes in which you yourself will take on the responsibility of teaching. This will include teaching Science (specifically chemistry) across various key stages and years, with various ability.
In order to apply for this role of Chemistry Trainee Teacher, you will need to meet a few minimum requirements, without exception, including:
-Bachelor of Honours in Chemistry (or a similar field – 2.2 or above is expected for this position)
-GCSE C or above in English and Maths; preferably an A-Level in Chemistry also (ensure you check your GCSE qualifications are equivalent prior to interview)
-A passion for science and confident abilities in presenting/teaching/tuition
-Right-to-work in the UK full-time; you MUST have been ordinarily resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the last three years
-Experience working with students in some capacity is not required but is preferred
-You will also need to pass an initial stages phone call around your eligibility for this role; if you are not able to present in a manner that we feel meets our expectations here at TAP, we cannot put move your application forward to the next stage
Whether you’re a newly-graduated individual looking for an excellent programme to secure your QTS or an experienced school worker looking to do more with your degree and progress in your career – apply now for Chemistry Trainee Teacher!