ACS International Schools are looking for a Science Teacher/High School Biology Teacher to join their team from August 2022 at their Hillingdon Campus!
Please note you must be available to start the role from August 9th 2022
ACS International Schools offer an education that is rich in experience and opportunity for each child to be the best they can be in a truly international environment.
Our students and staff come to us from every corner of the globe. The result is a wonderfully open-minded, outward-looking culture, with a genuine curiosity about the world. Internationalism is at the very heart of the ACS philosophy; we’re proud of our multicultural identity and commitment to diversity, tolerance and choice. At the heart of our approach is the idea of readiness – we empower our students with the skills and knowledge to thrive in a world that is changing fast.
With this role you will teaching General Science to students at Key Stage 3 – 4 Level and also IBDP & High School Diploma Level Biology. You must have experience teaching all three sciences to GCSE level and Biology to A Level. The school will help train the successful candidate to teach the new curriculum.
You will also be expected to
- Set academically stretching goals and provide a safe, stimulating environment for students, rooted in mutual respect and modelling the behaviour required, to challenge and inspire students of all backgrounds, abilities and dispositions.
- Promote good student progress and outcomes
- Assess, plan teaching accordingly and feedback/ report on student attainment to individual students, their parents, the Head of Department and Principal so that all are well informed of progress and that any issues are addressed in a timely manner.
- Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge
- Keep abreast of developments in his/her own subject, use of information technology in the classroom and the broader curriculum and ask for feedback on own practice to improve performance so that lessons, resources and materials are current and of a high academic standard and support colleagues through mentoring and coaching programmes to share best practice.
- Plan and teach well-structured lessons, adapting teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students
- Work collaboratively with colleagues to develop teaching and learning resources for students at different levels, including on-line Virtual Learning Environment-based resources and materials, to address the students’ learning needs and the agreed curriculum for shared use in the department.
- Teach and present well planned lessons with differentiating instructions to meet the needs of students so that all students are engaged by the lesson content and the planned learning is delivered as well as promoting a love of learning.
- Offer extra help to all students who need additional learning support, working with Resource teachers, including EAL and learning differences specialists, to support students with specific learning needs.
- Make accurate and productive use of assessment
- Use assessment and evaluation of students’ learning to inform own teaching, student learning and curriculum development so that the students and the School achieve academic excellence.
- Pastoral care
- Undertake training, keep up-to-date on requirements and work as an advisor in (HS/MS/LS) Pastoral Care programme, overseeing the day-to-day wellbeing of students in their advisory group to identify any student issues then problem-solving with the pastoral care team and liaising with parents to resolve problems.
- Participate in the extra-curricular programme including (for example - running a weekly club and chaperoning dances throughout the year) to enhance the extra-curricular programme.
- Fulfil wider professional and administrative responsibilities
- Make a wider contribution to the ethos and life of the School, including sharing best practice and gaining good feedback from pupils, colleagues and achieving good exam results, to ensure that good relationships are built with students and parents and act as a good ambassador for the School.
- Undertake other duties including covering lessons for colleagues in spare periods, study halls and lunch-duty, and complete reports and other administrative tasks as required by Head of Department, administration and others to assist with the smooth running of the School.
- Relocation allowance of £2000 for anyone relocating in the UK from more that 45 miles from the campus
- Relocation allowance of £3000 for anyone relocating from overseas
- 3 personal days
- Private medical insurance
- Medicash Scheme which covers part dental and opticians
- Pension Scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Life Assurance
- Professional Development
- Access to the sports centre and gym
- Full visa support if needed for the employee and their family
If this role is of interest to you please click apply!
ACS International Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.