[220905R1] Science Teacher

UTC Plymouth, Plymouth, PL1 4RL

2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Main Pay Scale - Upper Pay Scale, £25,714 - £41,604 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

You will be a passionate advocate of equality and committed to raising standards, raising aspirations and facilitating the real life chances of the next generation. You will understand the scope of the STEAM agenda and its importance within the economic landscape at a local level. You are tenacious, enjoy a challenge and are dedicated to your own professional development as a means of providing the best to our young people and our team. You will understand the importance of “soft skill” development as a means of developing the whole individual alongside a strong drive for academic excellence. You are a creative, forward thinker who understands the vital necessity to provide young people with high aspirations and a clear pathway for life beyond the college.

This role involves understanding the needs of the students and adopting/developing an appropriate curriculum/interventions in your area. You will need to be able to establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for students, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly. You should have an awareness of the recent Ofsted report into science delivery and its implementation in the classroom.

What the school offers its staff

UTC Plymouth is an educational college for 11-19 year olds specialising in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths. Our curriculum is delivered through a combination of industry standard workshop experiences, a focus on high achievement in core academic subjects and industry-led challenges with the aim of offering clear progression routes into employment, apprenticeships, higher education or further learning in work.

Our Core Values; dedication, discipline, professional, resilience and respect, have been developed by students and sanctioned by our partners as personal attributes they desire in employees. They are the bedrock of our college in terms of our ethos, expectations and the personal development journey of our students.

UTC Plymouth works with the most exciting employers in the South West; everything our students learn is geared towards helping them achieve an apprenticeship, setting them up for university and starting an exciting career in high paying industries. The Academy has a PAN of 650.

Further details about the role

Are you dedicated, innovative and driven to support young people develop the skills they need to access real world, high end opportunities? Then we want to hear from you! We are looking to appoint across a variety of academic, vocational and support areas in our fast paced, rapidly growing STEAM Specialist College. With excellent progression routes, personalised development programmes and a wholly child centred approach, UTC Plymouth is an exciting and invested place to be.’

You will contribute to raising standards of student attainment; share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth and facilitate a learning experience that allows individuals to fulfill their potential. This post has the potential for rapid progression to middle leadership for the right candidate.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.

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About UTC Plymouth

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
517 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
07759365064

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