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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

L3 - L7

What skills and experience we're looking for

This post will provide an exciting opportunity for an ambitious practitioner wishing to develop their career further and have a real impact on the teaching and learning across all key stages.  The post will involve working closely with the Director of Science to further improve the teaching and learning in Physics but also the wider department.  The successful candidate will lead a team of staff in raising achievement by motivating and inspiring students to ‘be the best they can be’.    

The successful candidate will be offered a full programme of support and development in order to continue to progress their career. 

To succeed in the role you will have:

  • A degree in Science, with a teaching qualification
  • Proven ability to teach outstanding lessons across the 11-18 age range, with first class classroom management skills
  • The ability to work in collaboration with other members of staff to further the department
  • Exceptional personal organisation and time management skills
  • A firm understanding of key national and educational policies and issues
  • The ability to inspire high achievement in young people from all backgrounds
  • A clear commitment to improving your own performance through effective continuous professional development

What the school offers its staff

Recruitment incentive of £2,000 to be paid on commencement of the role and a further £2,000 to be paid at the start of the second year of employment.


Woodkirk Academy is a high performing, successful, well established, fully comprehensive, co-educational 11-18 maintained Academy and a founding member of Leodis Academies Trust. We have a proud record in academic, intellectual, social and sporting, musical, dramatic and community developments. Our latest Ofsted report noted a ‘passion and commitment to continuous improvement’ and that ‘leadership at all levels is focused on the progress of pupils.’

Leodis Academies Trust and our individual Academies are committed to ‘Forging Young Futures’. To do this, each Academy has its own ethos and identity, and has the freedom to develop individually as well as working collaboratively to secure high quality outcomes for all its young people. By providing an extensive curriculum, both within and beyond the classroom, we cater for the wide range of talent and ability that our students have to

offer. We work tirelessly to improve the life chances of all our young people and support them to make a positive contribution to their community.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Woodkirk Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1847 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Woodkirk Academy is a high performing, successful, well established, fully comprehensive, co-educational 11-18 maintained Academy and a founding member of Leodis Academies Trust. We have a proud record in academic, intellectual, social and sporting, musical, dramatic and community developments. Our latest Ofsted report noted a ‘passion and commitment to continuous improvement’ and that ‘leadership at all levels is focused on the progress of pupils.’

Arranging a visit to Woodkirk Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@leodis.org.uk.

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