Qualified Teacher, Science Teacher, Secondary Teacher, SEND Teacher, Unqualified Teacher
Central London, South East London, South London, South West London
Posted 2 months ago


Science Teacher – Permanent – Full-Time – Immediate Start – £23,000 – £65,000 per year – South London

Are you a Science Teacher (Unqualified or Qualified) who is looking for a new, exciting challenge in a specialist setting?

Are you passionate about supporting young people with social emotional mental health and behavioural needs?

We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Science Teacher to join a specialist school in Sutton. As a Science Teacher at this school, you will have a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of students with Social, Emotional, and Mental Health (SEMH) needs. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Science Technician, Unqualified or Qualified Science Teacher – the school is happy to be flexible for the right person.


About the Successful Science Teacher:

  • Will have QTS, be an ECT or be an aspiring qualified Science Teacher, wishing to become qualified in the future.
  • Will have solid experience in a similar role as a Science Teacher.
  • Will have strong experience and a good understanding of mental health, trauma and SEND.
  • Will have strong behaviour and classroom management skills.
  • Will have a confident yet empathetic and nurturing approach.
  • Will have an excellent understanding of the UK curriculum up to BTEC and GCSE level in all three Sciences.
  • Will have demonstrable organisational and time-management skills.


Responsibilities of the Science Teacher:

  • Deliver engaging and interactive science lessons to students with SEMH needs, fostering a love for the subject.
  • Support with planning and developing the schemes of work.
  • Develop and implement differentiated learning to address students’ individual learning needs and bridge any educational gaps.
  • Ensure a calm, safe and productive learning environment and manage all challenging behaviours using a trauma-informed, holistic approach.
  • Support students in understanding complex scientific concepts and theories, using innovative teaching methods and resources.
  • Assess and monitor student progress, providing regular feedback and implementing interventions when necessary.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including support staff and therapists, to provide a holistic approach to student development.
  • Stay updated with the latest developments in the science curriculum, ensuring the delivery of high-quality lessons up to GCSE level.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes positive behaviour and emotional well-being.
  • Build positive relationships with students and provide pastoral care, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met.
  • Work closely with parents/guardians, providing regular updates on students’ progress and addressing any concerns.


Important Information

  • Start date: ASAP
  • Working Days/Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30am – 4pm (the pupils have a shorter school day)
  • Contract: Temp to perm or immediately permanent for a Qualified Teacher
  • Salary: Outer London Unqualified/Qualified Teacher Pay Scale plus SEN Allowance


Interview Process

  • If shortlisted, you will be invited to a short phone call to assess your suitability for the role
  • If successful, your CV will be sent to the Headteacher for consideration
  • You will be invited to an interview and lesson observation, teaching a science class


I look forward to receiving your application. Good luck!

Job Features

Job Category

Secondary, SEND


£23,000 - £65,000 per year

Year group

KS3 / KS4 / KS5 / SEND

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