Step-down services for children and young adults

At Young Foundations, we specialise in residential step-down services, and specialist education, for children and young people with complex needs.

Senior Teacher of Science

Howard House School, Bedlington

Permanent - Full Time
£42,707.87 - £54,527.39 per annum (DOE)

Senior Teacher for Science

Howard House School, Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22 6BB

Salary: £42,707.87 – £54,527.39 per annum (DOE)

Hours of Week: 40 – Term Time Only

Contract Type: Permanent


  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Ability to teach across either the Primary/Secondary phase
  • Knowledge of developments in teaching and learning
  • Ability to teach outstanding lessons to all ages and abilities- lessons that challenge and ensure the progress of all learners
  • Ability to lead a team and deploy staff effectively
  • Ability to lead CPD both within your subject specialism and potentially in the wider context motivate others, to lead change, to think clearly, calmly and to complete tasks successfully

As a Senior Teacher of Science you will:

  • Plan, monitor and evaluate the curriculum provision and enrichment for all year groups within the subject
  • Lead and coordinate effective collaborative planning for every year group and ensure the team’s collective experience feeds into improvements in the curriculum
  • Monitor, evaluate and continually improve the quality of planning, teaching and assessment in your team
  • Monitor your subject’s provision for pupils with individual needs, and develop differentiated learning and teaching methods and schemes of learning as necessary
  • Be accountable for pupil progress across the school at all key stages, ensuring that every pupil achieves results in line with, or better than, their individual targets based on their starting points
  • Track pupil progress and make intelligent use of data to identify underperformance, plan appropriate support and achieve excellent outcomes for our pupils
  • Set ambitious pupil targets in line with the schools ambition
  • Keep up to date with any changes in learning and teaching related to their curriculum expertise, including DfE guidance and curriculum changes and ensure staff are kept informed
  • To undertake leadership responsibilities, commensurate with the role, as instructed and delegated by the head teacher
  • Set high expectations so that all pupils are inspired, motivated and challenged to reach their full potential
  • Nurture every pupil’s intellectual curiosity, asking pertinent questions to deepen pupils’ understanding

About Howard House School:

Young Foundations is an award-winning organisation, providing step-down services, and specialist education, for children and young adults. Howard House School is an independent day special school catering for pupils with SEMH. It is co-educational and can accept up to 22 pupils aged between 10 and 18 years.

Benefits of Working for us:

  • A rewarding career you can be truly proud of
  • A supportive environment that is committed to helping you flourish
  • Competitive pay
  • Career development and training
  • Progression Opportunities
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity packages
  • Refer a friend scheme

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now!

Young Foundations are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. We adopt fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across the company in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, satisfactory reference, right to work checks and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.


Howard House School Grounds

About Howard House School

Howard House School aims to encourage intellectual curiosity, critical perception and respect for learning. We strongly encourage individual responsibility, self-esteem and confidence as well as care, concern and respect for others.

We believe it is our duty to promote the development of personal values to help meet the challenges of a complex world and to encourage a commitment to contributing positively to the community and wider society.

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