2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    11 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    4 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Fixed term (1 Year)
MPS 1 – 6

Job summary

KS2/3 Teacher – Ideally with a specialism in Mathematics and/or English (For exceptional candidates, we would consider applications from those who are able to offer other specialisms).

NQTs are welcome to apply.
This post is offered at MPS 1 – 6 (this may be negotiable for the right candidate)

Required for September 2021
Full time – Fixed term (1 year). We will consider applications from those that wish to job-share.

Selwood Academy is seeking to appoint a highly skilled, innovative and dynamic teacher to support the school in its drive to enhance its support for young people in the recovery of their learning.
“Selwood is a good school. Pupils at the school are extremely polite and accommodating…. Pupils are enthusiastic in their learning …. There is a real sense of fun at the school …… The range of opportunities provided by the school enhances the quality of pupils’ education” (Ofsted June 2017) and in 2019 the Academy received a section 48 SIAMS inspection in which it was judged as “Excellent.”
Selwood is a large Middle school recognised for its warm, caring, vibrant community. We are ambitious for our students and work collaboratively with local partners to ensure that all of our stakeholders are able to “let their light shine before others”. This is lived out through diverse educational opportunities, a rigorous, coherent and differentiated curriculum as well as proactive pastoral support, grounded through our work as a Thrive school. As part of our vision staff wellbeing is paramount, we have hugely supportive staff, with a wellbeing team in place.
The successful candidate will bring strong curricular knowledge and a clear understanding about how to effectively assess pupils’ progress. Expectations will need to be high and behaviour management strategies positive, so that all children can experience success.

We require someone who:
• Can effectively plan, develop and evaluate high quality lessons and be able to lead the planning and delivery of small-group intervention sessions as and when appropriate
• Supports the schools vision and values
• Displays a clear vision and passion in their teaching and can motivate those around them.
• Demonstrates excellent interpersonal, organisation and communication skills.

We are able to offer you an energetic and enthusiastic team, an exciting curriculum model and opportunities to develop your teaching through effective professional support. We are rich and diverse in our extra curriculum activities and constantly seek excellence in all aspects of our school life.
This is a warm, friendly and supportive school which values staff CPD and professional development.

Application form and further details are on our website. We do not accept CVs.

Closing date: 11 May 2021 - 9am
Shortlisting: 12 May 9am
Interviews to be held: 20/21 May

This post requires a criminal background check via the disclosure procedure.
All staff at Selwood are appointed with a minimum of 6 months settling in period, this will include regular reviews throughout.

Applying for the job

Please see our website for more details and an application form.
We do not accept CVs.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England/Methodist
Education phase
School size
660 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01373 462798

About Selwood Academy

An Anglican /Methodist Foundation Middle school serving the needs of children ages 9 - 13 in years 5 - 8.

Arranging a visit to Selwood Academy

Please contact the school.

School location

Berkley Road, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2EF

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