To teach Science to groups of students from all abilities across years 7 – 11, with a particular emphasis on the delivery of Biology from year 9. To ensure that all lessons are planned with clear aims and objectives. To ensure that all lessons are delivered in line with the departmental schemes of work and school policies. To take into account the differing ability lessons of students and differentiate work accordingly. To encourage all students to be actively engaged in their own learning and in reviewing their progress against targets. To ensure that all students are known by name and that the classroom atmosphere is positive at all times. To encourage and foster intellectual curiosity. To deal with inappropriate behaviour quickly and effectively according to the school behaviour policy. To check that all subject matter is effectively communicated and understood by all groups of students. To set appropriate tasks and challenges for homework according to the published timetable, and ensure that it is regularly marked with constructive feedback. To keep careful records of student progress in line with departmental and school policy. To ensure that there is a high standard of display work in the laboratory, which is changed frequently. To keep work areas tidy and organised to promote safety in the laboratory. To attend scheduled meetings in the Science Department and school. To work with colleagues in the Science Department to formulate plans which have coherence and relevance to the needs of the individual students and to the aims and objectives of SVCS. To ensure that all work in the Science Department reflects the distinctive ethos of SVCS. To help develop Science resources for the school VLE. To keep well up to date with safety issues through regular checking on CLEAPSS. To ensure that all experiments are trialled beforehand and risk assessment used with all experimental work.