3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    7 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
Main Scale/Upper TLR 2C (Inclusive of Outer London Weighting)

Job summary

Bower Park Academy, is an over-subscribed academy with a strong reputation in the community who wishes to appoint an exceptional, dynamic teacher of Science to join a thriving department, with a strong team who work collaboratively together. The successful candidate will primarily lead on Key Stage three Science and support the Head of Department, deputising, as required and will be integral to raising the aspirations and achievement of our pupils. You should have a passion and ambition to develop as a teacher and be able to teach all three sciences up to and including Key Stage 4. The post would suit an experienced teacher looking for the next step in their career.

Bower Park will offer you:
n The chance to work and develop in a good school
n Enthusiastic, well-motivated pupils who are eager to learn
n Supportive and friendly staff
n Personal and professional development opportunities
n Opportunities for future leadership responsibilities both within this role and the wider Trust
n The support of the wider Trust network of experts and access to informal and formal professional development
n Flexible working opportunities
n Staff assistance programme including virtual GP appointments, counselling service, legal services
n Access to the Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS)
n Staff discount scheme
n Cycle to work scheme

Applying for the job

Please forward your completed application to Debbie Grix, HR Business Partner at hr@elatschools.co.uk by 9am on Tuesday 25th January 2022. Interviews are scheduled to take place in the week beginning Monday 31st January 2022.

Please note that, due to the high response expected for this position, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have a suitable pool of candidates which could be prior to the closing date.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
913 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

About Bower Park Academy

At Bower Park Academy we have the great privilege to educate other people’s children, bringing with it a huge responsibility to provide the best education in an environment where we endeavour to develop the whole child as we aim to prepare young people for happiness and success in their adult lives. We offer a broad, balanced curriculum that ensures students master relevant knowledge, concepts and skills of a wide range of disciplines, whilst fostering a lifelong love of learning.

The Academy is at the heart of the local community, providing a caring and supportive environment where students are nurtured and supported to achieve success. We provide high quality learning for all students and believe that, no matter what their starting point or personal circumstances, every student can achieve success.

In September 2016, Bower Park joined the Empower Learning Academy Trust (ELAT), with Hall Mead School, Hacton Primary School and The Brittons Academy. Hall Mead, as the sponsor, is an outstanding school with teaching school status. The Trust is using best practice development to support all staff across the schools to improve the quality of provision. In this way, ELAT is helping the schools to rapidly improve the quality of provision to ensure success for all students.

We will equip every student with the skills, attributes, values and qualifications necessary to lead highly successful adult lives.

Shahid Deen - Principal

Ofsted report
"Pupils’ personal development is strong. There are many opportunities for pupils to develop their leadership skills and take responsibility. As a result, pupils are well prepared for the next stage of their education"


Arranging a visit to Bower Park Academy

Informal visits to the department are very welcome by appointment. The Empower Learning Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer that is committed to safer recruitment. All applicants must be prepared to undergo screening to confirm their suitability to work with children.

School location

Havering Road, Romford, Essex, RM1 4YY

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