Deputy Subject Coordinator Science (Biology/Chemistry/Physics Specialism)

Budmouth Academy Weymouth, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 9SY

7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an experienced teacher wishing to further develop their career in departmental leadership and has a passion for teaching Science and enabling the progression of our students. This is a new and exciting role for the Academy and we are looking for an individual who will make a significant contribution to our large and experienced team. Candidates must be able to teach across the ability and age range, supporting Science to the highest standards for all pupils at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5.

We are looking for someone who can:

  • inspire, motivate and influence staff and students, taking a leading role in maintaining the highest standards within the Academy.
  • demonstrate excellent teaching and classroom management skills.
  • has a commitment to developing curriculum activities within Science.
  • be a committed team player with a shared focus on teaching, learning and curriculum development.

What the school offers its staff

This post would suit a teacher of experience, and as your professional development is important to us, we offer a comprehensive package of CPD opportunities, including nationally recognised qualifications that suit all types of career progression. These are widely available, free of charge through the ALI (the Aspirations Learning Institute) at all of the Aspirations Academy schools. In addition, Budmouth has its very own Well-being Charter and working group, as we genuinely prioritise the well-being of our staff.

Further details about the role

Budmouth Academy is a large 11-18 academy in a beautiful part of the country and is a member of the Aspirations Academies Trust. We are looking for an exceptional and highly experienced individual to play an important role in our unique school. Science is a large, successful faculty within the school, and operates in 14 purpose built laboratories teaching all sciences to KS5. A Level Chemistry, Biology and Physics are all very popular options. There are 16 teachers in the department that are passionate to raise achievement and work together to provide the best teaching and learning opportunities. We have a recent track record of sending students to both medical school and Oxbridge universities.

For specific information regarding the position, please contact the Subject Coordinator for Science Dr Matt Williamson;

Commitment to safeguarding

Budmouth Academy Weymouth is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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About Budmouth Academy Weymouth

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1521 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01305 830500

Budmouth Academy Weymouth is a large academy and we are fortunate to have excellent facilities. We offer an exciting curriculum and there are a wide-range of courses on offer. We also have the only Sixth Form in the Weymouth and Portland area, meaning that we have the privilege of taking children from aged 11 right through to 18, and our excellent provision ensures that they are ready for the adult world. We encourage high aspirations for all our students and every year we send students off to some of the best universities in the country. About Aspirations Across our 16 Academies, Aspirations educate more than 9,000 pupils across the ages from 2 to 19 years, covering an area from West London to the Southwest of England. Operating since 2011, we have a consistent track record of improvement and success and offer excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. We are determined that children receive an excellent education that prepares them for success in adult-life and are looking for people to join us who share our ideals. We welcome applications from people with disabilities and guarantee an interview for those with a declared disability should they meet the minimum criteria for the job. The Equality Act 2010 defines disability as “any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities

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