This job expired on 26 June 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 April 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Full time position, though part time working will also be considered for the right applicant.

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

Additional allowances

An additional Recruitment and Retention Allowance of up to £3000 will be considered, based on experience and for the right candidate.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Yeovil has a long and proud history in the Engineering and Manufacturing sectors. Our aim is to provide a solid grounding in the knowledge, understanding and skills required to enable our students to progress and be successful in these fields. Design & Technology is an important and integral element of our curriculum and we are actively seeking to grow and strengthen moving forwards. This will include increased links with local colleges and training providers, opportunities for CPD and collaboration with departments within the Midsomer Norton Schools' Partnership Trust.

The successful candidate should be:

  • Hard working and fully committed to the ethos of the academy
  • Enthusiastic and willing to try new ideas and take responsibility for new initiatives
  • Keen to support the teaching of excellence by improving student outcomes
  • Someone with sky high expectations of students, whilst fully appreciating the need to provide encouragement and support to students of all abilities
  • Capable of working with staff from all areas of the academy, external agencies and partner schools
  • Interested in continuous professional development

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you the opportunity to work with motivated students, the full support of a dedicated and committed team of staff, a supportive induction programme and ongoing professional development. Staff benefits include free on-site parking, membership of the Teachers' Pension Scheme and access for all staff to the Employee Assistance Programme "Health Assured" which is a telephone based advice, information and counselling service. A selection of meals, snacks (hot and cold) and drinks is available for staff to purchase at lunch and break times.

Buckler’s Mead Academy is a highly inclusive academy in the east of Yeovil. Our vision as an academy is “An Inspiring Education for all”. We believe that all members of our community should be given the opportunity to be happy, to achieve, participate and become successful. All our staff sign up to these aspirations and play a full role in contributing to this vision. We are part of the Midsomer Norton Schools’ Partnership – a highly successful Multi Academy Trust, often considered the ‘market leader’ in the South West for school improvement.

Commitment to safeguarding

Buckler's Mead is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. We have a duty of care and the right to take reasonable action, ensuring the welfare and safety of pupils. If staff have cause for concern that a child is subject to any form of abuse, we will follow child protection procedures and inform Children’s Services. Buckler’s Mead meets statutory requirements relating to Disclosure & Barring Service – all staff and volunteers who work with Buckler’s Mead Academy who meet the ‘regulated activity test’ (Freedoms Act 2012) are required to undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to employment.
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About Buckler's Mead School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
734 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01935 424454

Originally established as Buckler's Mead School in 1957, Buckler’s Mead Academy is now a successful 11- 16 academy where we pride ourselves on providing an inspiring education for all. This is achieved through a strong sense of community, providing a wide range of opportunities, ensuring students enjoy school and are ultimately successful in their chosen field. We believe in providing a learning environment that is calm, orderly and respectful, where our students can reach their full potential and go on to be happy, successful and fulfilled members of the community. In September 2021 the Academy joined the Midsomer Norton Partnership Trust. This is a strong trust of more than 25 schools, including 11 secondary schools. The trust is often described as the 'market leader' in the South West and has an exceptional record for providing high quality educational provision to all of its students.

Arranging a visit to Buckler's Mead School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dstpaul@bucklersmeadacademy.com.

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