2 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    26 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    23 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Subject
Physics
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
L11-L15 £54091 - £59581

Job summary

We are looking to recruit an outstanding teacher to work as a lead practitioner for physics across all schools within our Trust.

The support you offer our leaders and teachers will be vital in ensuring that all our schools achieve the same successes. Joining a school improvement team led by a national director, you will use your passion, subject knowledge and expertise in physics to drive forward the quality of the science curriculum and teaching and learning. This in an exciting role that requires flexibility, team spirit, and a willingness to learn. It will suit individuals who want to take a step-up and work at a more strategic level in physics across a range of schools including primary,11-19 and alternative provision.

Our expectations are high. We are aiming to ensure that all our schools show strong progress in science so that students can progress onto further study, university or employment of their choice. We see having an expert lead practitioner for physics as a fundamental part of being able to make that happen.

Regular travel across the OAT network is a requirement of the post and it is likely that you will be away from home for one night a week, occasionally two. Travel and accommodation expenses are covered by the Trust. Ideally you will live within 20 miles of an OAT academy (see attached map for our locations).

The successful candidate will:

*be an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of securing sustained excellent outcomes
*have up-to-date knowledge of subject curricula and assessment requirements
*be proficient in teaching physics to A-Level
*have proven experience of identifying and implementing effective strategies for improving attainment in physics, ideally in different contexts
*have a highly effective style that is both consultative and influential
*be able to demonstrate resilience, motivation and commitment to driving up standards of achievement

Additional allowances

OAT is a great organisation to work for. In return for your commitment to us we offer:
*excellent career prospects in a supportive environment
*commitment to your continued professional development
*membership of the Teachers' Pensions scheme
*generous staff discounts on hundreds of well known retail and leisure brands
*access to GPs and medical specialists
*counselling services for emotional support
*health, fitness and lifestyle guidance
*health cash plan for cash back on the costs of essential healthcare services (dentist, optician, etc.).

Applying for the job

To apply, please submit your completed application and supporting statement by 12 noon on Wednesday 26 January 2022.

For an informal discussion about the role, or if you have any additional queries, please contact the senior lead practitioner for science, Simon Shanks at Simon.shanks@ormistonacademies.co.uk

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Supporting documents

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

Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

About Ormiston Academies Trust

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) is one of the largest not-for-profit multi-academy trusts in England. Our aim as a charity, alongside our schools, is to help provide local children with a great education. We educate over 30,000 pupils across five OAT regions in over 40 schools – currently 32 secondary schools, six primary schools, four alternative provision schools and one special school. We are one of the longest established Trusts and have been sponsoring academies since 2009. Our vision is for all young people to have access to the highest academic, social and practical skills required to achieve their full potential, whether going on to study at a leading university or entering the world of work.

Our mission is to become the Trust that makes the biggest difference, both inside and outside the classroom.

Head office location

Birmingham, B1 1BD

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