Science Teacher

Castlewood School, Birmingham, West Midlands, B36 9LF

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    29 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 June 2022

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Science Teacher job summary

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Science for our special school of SEMH children. The successful candidate will be an inspirational, dynamic and enthusiastic qualified teacher of Science and will join our dedicated staff team within the Upper School Yrs. 8-11. There will also be the opportunity to work alongside our Lower School staff supporting Yrs. 1-8, ensuring continuity of learning across the Key stages. You will be expected to be able to deliver quality, captivating lessons from KS3 up to GCSE level qualifications in KS4
Our school works with some of the ‘most difficult’ pupils to engage in learning, so if you relish a challenge then we are the place for you. You will be working independently as our Science specialist, teaching classes of 8 pupils with the support of a Teaching Assistant. The school is actively moving forward and improving in all ways, making it a dynamic environment to be in. We can guarantee that every day will be different to the last and there is rarely a dull moment.
Are you:
• A qualified and effective practitioner?
• Able to meet all the requirements for safeguarding children?
• Organised and a good communicator?
• Creative and inspirational in your teaching?
• Committed to developing self and others?
• Friendly, hardworking, motivated?
• Willing to learn and progress your own professional development?
• Looking for a challenging but rewarding role?

Can you:
• Sustain the highest levels of quality teaching?
• Demonstrate high levels of passion and energy?
• Share ideas and expertise?
• Work in a supportive team?

If yes to the above, then we want you to apply

Additional allowances

SEN 1 moving to SEN2 after 2 years service

Applying for the job

Please download the application form, along with the job pack and advert information

When you complete the information in support of your application, please tell us what you can bring to the role and why you feel Castlewood School is a good match for you.

Once you have completed your application please email it to stating the role in the subject line.

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Supporting documents

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

About Castlewood School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 16
Education phase
School size
86 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16
Contact phone number
0121 748 9760

The school is at an exciting phase in its development. We are in the sixth school year, following academy conversion in December 2014; now being sponsored by Manor Hall Academy Trust and prior to September 2020 by the Northern House Academy Trust. We are a small school where all pupils are well known and understood by our experienced staff and we are proud of our pastoral care which ensures our pupils are well supported. I hope that this job pack you will give you a clear sense of what makes our school distinctive in an ever-changing world.
If you would like more information, or if you would like a tour of the school, please get in touch. It is important for potential employees to fully understand our culture and ethos ‘at work’. I hope you will be interested in taking your initial enquiries further and look forward to receiving your completed application form, including the equal opportunities statement and your supporting statement. Please ensure your supporting statement addresses the person specification along with your reasons for applying for the post, it should be no more than two sides of A4

Arranging a visit to Castlewood School

For a further discussion about the position or to have a tour of the school please contact Mr Trevor Scott (Head Teacher) 0121 748 9760

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