Being a Science Teacher

Do you have all the ‘elements’ of a good science teacher?

Have you had your ‘ion’ a science position? Can you inspire a love of science in your students?

Science education is about hands-on learning. Science can be the scariest or the most fun course a student can take depending on the teacher’s approach.

Teachers should aim to teach their content through hands-on activities as much as possible. No matter what your science discipline, give your students the opportunity to learn by doing. It’s so easy to do this in a science classroom.

Here at Castles Education we are looking for science teachers who are not only knowledgeable about their subject, but are also able to teach students to be observant critical thinkers. With a heavy emphasis on experimental design within the context of scientific subject areas, students should be encouraged to explore and ask questions.

As students grow and learn as scientists throughout their education, they will return to experimental design to help them understand the world around them. This is a skill that will be applied throughout their lives.  For this reason, what they learn through their science education can be essential to their future success in any field.

Science is a high-demand subject area, so teachers specializing in the sciences (particularly secondary physics and chemistry) will often find that they have the pick of several positions.

The most important thing is to specialize in an age level and area you are passionate about so you can bring that joy to your students.

You have the power to light a fire under your kids, not just the Bunsen burner!

Helping kids fall in love with science is one of the most important parts of the job.

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ASD Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Manchester

Salary: £60 - 75 a day

Posted: 7th November, 2018

Engineering & Resistant Materials Teacher

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Enfiled

Salary: MPS

Posted: 6th November, 2018

Media and Film Teacher

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Enfield

Salary: MPS

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Design Technology Technician

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Location: Oldham

Salary: £60 - 75 a day

Posted: 6th November, 2018

KS2/3 Transition Teacher

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Location: Manchester

Salary: MPS

Posted: 6th November, 2018

Primary SEND Teacher

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Croydon

Salary: MPS

Posted: 31st October, 2018

ASC Teacher

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Location: Lambeth

Salary: MPS

Posted: 31st October, 2018

Youth Worker

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Location: Croydon

Salary: £60 - 75 a day

Posted: 31st October, 2018

ASC Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Lewisham

Salary: £60 - 75 a day

Posted: 30th October, 2018

SEND Teaching Assistant

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Location: Greenwich

Salary: £60 - 75 a day

Posted: 30th October, 2018

Secondary Teaching Assistant

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Location: Lambeth

Salary: £60 - 75 a day

Posted: 30th October, 2018

Cover Supervisors

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Location: Bolton

Salary: £65 - 75 a day

Posted: 29th October, 2018

Business Studies Teacher

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Location: Bolton

Salary: MPS

Posted: 29th October, 2018

Supply Teachers

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Location: Bolton

Salary: MPS

Posted: 29th October, 2018

Learning Mentor

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Location: Stockport

Salary: £65 - 75 a day

Posted: 29th October, 2018

SEND Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Oldham

Salary: £65 - 75 a day

Posted: 29th October, 2018

SENDCO

Job Type: PermanentContract

Location: Southwark

Salary: DOE

Posted: 26th June, 2018

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Location: Luton

Salary: DOE

Posted: 6th June, 2018

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Location: Luton

Salary: DOE

Posted: 6th June, 2018

Core Subject Tutors

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Location: West Yorkshire

Salary: DOE

Posted: 6th June, 2018

Core Subject Tutors – Manchester

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Manchester

Salary: DOE

Posted: 6th June, 2018

Primary SEND Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Croydon

Salary: DOE

Posted: 4th June, 2018

Specialist ASC Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Lewisham

Salary: DOE

Posted: 4th June, 2018

English Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Oldham

Salary: DOE

Posted: 4th June, 2018

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Job Type: Permanent

Location: Kirklees

Salary: DOE (Pro Rata)

Posted: 8th February, 2018

Teacher of Science

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Kirklees

Salary: DOE

Posted: 6th February, 2018

Teacher of English

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Kirklees

Salary: DOE

Posted: 6th February, 2018

Teacher of Mathematics

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Location: Kirklees

Salary: DOE

Posted: 6th February, 2018

SEND TA

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Location: Croydon

Salary: £60 - £70/day

Posted: 26th January, 2018

SEND TA

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Greenwich, London

Salary: £55 - £65 per day / DOE

Posted: 26th January, 2018

Key Stage 1 Teacher

Job Type: Contract

Location: Oldham

Salary: £100 - £150/day

Posted: 26th January, 2018

Part Time Music Teacher (Primary)

Job Type: Part Time

Location: Rochdale

Salary: £100 - £150 a day

Posted: 26th January, 2018

Teaching Assistant – Mainstream SEN – Behavioral Support

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Oldham

Salary: £11,212 - £13,650

Posted: 26th January, 2018

Long Term Supply Teaching Opportunities

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Rochdale

Salary: £18,525 - £29,250

Posted: 26th January, 2018

Teaching Assistant – Mainstream Special Needs Support

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Middleton, Rochdale

Salary: £11,212 - £13,650

Posted: 26th January, 2018

ASD Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Greenwich, London

Salary: £23,400 - £27,300

Posted: 19th January, 2018

Head of Humanities

Job Type: Permanent

Location: London E16

Salary: DOE

Posted: 18th January, 2018

NQT Science Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: London E16

Salary: £25000

Posted: 18th January, 2018

Deputy Curriculum Leader for Maths

Job Type: Permanent

Location: London E16

Salary: DOE

Posted: 18th January, 2018

Speech and Language Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Lewisham, Greater London

Salary: DOE

Posted: 16th January, 2018

MFL Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Mansfield

Salary: £25000 - £50000

Posted: 16th January, 2018

Science Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Mansfield

Salary: £25000 - £50000

Posted: 16th January, 2018

English Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Kirklees

Salary: £25000 - £50000

Posted: 16th January, 2018

Maths Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Walkden

Salary: DOE £25000 - £50000

Posted: 16th January, 2018

Science Teacher (Experienced)

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Sheffield

Salary: DOE £25000 - £50000

Posted: 16th January, 2018

Science Teacher (NQT)

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Sheffield

Salary: 25000

Posted: 16th January, 2018

English Teacher (Experienced)

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Sheffield

Salary: DOE

Posted: 15th January, 2018

English Teacher (NQT)

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £24000

Posted: 15th January, 2018

Maths Teacher (Experienced)

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Sheffield

Salary: DOE

Posted: 15th January, 2018

Maths Teacher NQT

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Sheffield

Salary: £22917

Posted: 15th January, 2018

Experienced Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Lambeth, Greater London

Salary: £60 - £75 a day

Posted: 15th January, 2018

Subject Specialist Teachers

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Stockport

Salary: DOE

Posted: 15th January, 2018

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Tameside, Greater Manchester

Salary: £55 - £65 per day

Posted: 15th January, 2018

Special Needs Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Didsbury, Manchester

Salary: £55 - £65 per day

Posted: 15th January, 2018

Behaviour Mentor

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Tameside

Salary: £55 - £65 per day

Posted: 15th January, 2018

SEND Teaching Assistants

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Greenwich, Greater London

Salary: £60 - £70/day

Posted: 15th January, 2018

Art Teacher

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Southwark, Greater London

Salary: £125 - £160

Posted: 15th January, 2018

English Teacher

Job Type: Temporary

Location: Southwark, Greater London

Salary: £125 - £150/day equal to MPS

Posted: 15th January, 2018

SEND Primary School TA

Job Type: Contract

Location: Croydon

Salary: £11,700 - £13,650

Posted: 6th December, 2017

School Experience for Graduates

Job Type: Contract

Location: South London

Salary: £12500

Posted: 4th December, 2017

Supply Teacher

Job Type: Contract

Location: Manchester

Salary: £90 to £140 per day

Posted: 23rd November, 2017

SEN Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Contract

Location: Lewisham

Salary: £12,000 - £15,000

Posted: 23rd November, 2017

SEN Teacher

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Lewisham, South London

Salary: DOE

Posted: 23rd November, 2017

Supply Teacher

Job Type: Contract

Location: Oldham

Salary: DoE

Posted: 22nd November, 2017

Teacher Training

Job Type: Contract

Location: Manchester

Salary: £300 per week

Posted: 10th September, 2017

Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Manchester

Salary: £15,000 to £19,000

Posted: 10th September, 2017

Teaching Assistant

Job Type: Contract

Location: Stockport

Salary: £12,000 - £15,000

Posted: 27th August, 2017

"Castles Education are a great agency. The staff there are very professional. Kim and Annabel are two lovely people who are always ever so helpful. I highly recommend working for these guys,they have helped me take my first step into teaching after graduating."
Paul Downing
Graduate Teaching Assistant