Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    15 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

TMS/UPS + TLR £13,549

Head of Science job summary

We are looking for a dynamic Teacher of Science who is a strong practitioner and has a passion for inspiring students and the ability to support and lead their peers. This is the perfect opportunity to work within a supportive faculty to help to further develop our exceptional provision within the academy.

We are a highly sought after and well-established comprehensive in East Oxford with over 1350 students including 6th form. A strength of Oxford Spires is the warm, welcoming culture for students and staff alike and a huge sense of community.

The Science department is a highly respected and pedagogically focused faculty. The subject plays an important role in our richly diverse school community and contributes positively to the experience of our students. As the Head of Faculty, you will oversee, support, mentor and drive forward our exceptional team, you will play a key role in further shaping and developing what is already an area of strength within the school.

What we are looking for:

  • A creative and energetic teacher who is seeking to share their experience and skills to further improve the faculty
  • A passionate and dynamic teacher who will inspire innovation and creativity within our students
  • Applicants who have a commitment to creating an inclusive classroom where all students make excellent progress and experience success

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’. Anthem will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Oxford Spires Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1345 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School location

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