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  • Full Time
  • Chesham, UK
  • £100 - 250 per day £ / day


Job Description: Science Teacher

Job Title: Science Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Location: Chesham, Buckinghamshire

Primary Industry: Education and Training

Salary: £100 – £250 Per day (Main and Upper pay Scale, Fringe, plus TLR)


Start date: April 2024 (This is a MATERNITY COVER TEMPORARY role) 

Job Duties:

  • Deliver engaging and comprehensive science lessons to students
  • Create and implement effective curriculum plans aligned with the national standards
  • Utilise various teaching methods and resources to ensure student understanding and engagement
  • Evaluate and assess student progress through regular assignments, tests, and examinations
  • Provide constructive feedback to students and parents on academic performance
  • Manage classroom behaviour and maintain a positive learning environment
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop and share best practises
  • Participate in professional development activities to enhance teaching skills and knowledge
  • Stay updated with advancements in the field of science education

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or a related field
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent
  • Proven experience in teaching science at the secondary level


  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or a related field
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) or equivalent


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching science at the secondary level
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively engage and inspire students
  • Experience in curriculum development and lesson planning

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of scientific concepts and principles
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of diverse learners
  • Proficiency in using educational technology and software
  • Organisational and time management skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Science Education or a related field
  • Experience in teaching science at the A-Level or equivalent
  • Additional certifications or specialisations in science education

Working Conditions:

  • Full-time position with standard working hours
  • Teaching in a classroom environment
  • Occasional participation in extracurricular activities or school events
  • Collaboration with colleagues and interaction with students and parents
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