Post: Science Teacher
Location: Peak Academy, Drake Lane, Dursley, Gloucestershire, GL11 5HD
FTE Salary Range: MPS - UPS + SEN Min
Actual Annual Salary Range: £30,000 to £46,525 + £2539 (SEN)
Contract Type: Permanent, fulltime
Contract Hours: 32.5, Monday to Friday
About the role
Academy is looking to recruit an exceptional Science
Teacher to join our team. You’ll join a team of dedicated SEND
professionals. You will lead, monitor and support the overall progress and
development of students as a Science teacher,
facilitating and encouraging a learning experience which provides our students
with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
At Peak we
know that many of our young people will have experienced adverse childhood
experiences (ACE’s) and often early childhood trauma, as well as negative
experiences in their education and schooling before they reach us. Therefore,
at Peak, our provision is based around a strong curriculum base and draws on
trauma informed practice and the utilisation of nurture approach practices to
About the School
Peak Academy is
a day specialist provider of education in Dursley, Gloucestershire for children
and young people aged from 11 to 16 years who have an SEMH profile. There are
currently 60 pupils on roll but, in partnership with the LA we are working to
diversify both number and age range.
PEAK’s aim is to build safe independent lives for the SEMH population
through a process of understanding, support, and enablement. To achieve this
goal the school looks at the unique impact social, emotional, and mental health
experiences has on the individual child. From this we aim as a school to
personalise the child’s curriculum, care, and therapeutic package to ensure
every child achieves and experiences success and independence.
joined Reach South in August 2022. The Trust has secured capital to ensure the
capacity for growth and diversification.
This is a unique opportunity to not only join
the team at Peak, but also to work for a Trust within a framework of specialist
provision. The Trust, our schools, and our pupils require teachers who are
looking to be innovative, bold, and collaborative. You can help to
design your pupil’s curriculum and influence their future. Your work will
always be challenging and rewarding as a part of the Reach South Specialist
About the Trust
Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 17 academies in Devon, Bournemouth, Dorset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.
Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.
you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting
time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get
in touch by contacting the school. We
would be happy to facilitate a visit to our site to see the school in
operation. Contact details are:
Tel. 01453 542130
for applications is 21st January 2024
are provisionally booked for w/c 29th February 2024
apply for this
opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply
now’ on the advert .
We reserve the right to
interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early
application is strongly advised .
We offer a competitive salary plus TPS pension, great career progression and
development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with
many other benefits.
We’re proud of how we support our staff in
order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the
difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can
see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities
for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to
network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance
to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals
and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.
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.
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.
that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and
therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for
Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants
are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not
need a Skilled Worker Visa.
This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.