55 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 or January 2025

  • Closing date

    15 September 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 April 2024

Job details

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Subject

Science

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual)

Science Teacher job summary

Wildern Secondary School is a large secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton. We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and creative Science Teacher to join our Science Department. We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

Part time hours will be considered for this post as well as the possibility to teach other subjects (such as Psychology, Animal Care). The successful candidate would be given excellent career development opportunities. We would love to hear from candidates who would like to work in a great school with a strong, positive and supportive culture and the chance to work with a fantastic curriculum team who secure excellent GCSE results for students. This role is also suitable for Early Career Teachers. Click here to read about our bespoke school led ECT programme.

Wildern School is recognised as a ‘Good’ school across all four areas in our recent Ofsted 2024 inspection. Please see the following quotes from our report.

  • Pupils are prepared well for life beyond school.
  • They achieve well across a range of academic and vocational subjects.
  • The school sets high expectations for pupils’ academic learning. This is mirrored by an emphasis on developing character and resilience.
  • The school provides a broad range of experiences to enhance pupils’ learning.
  • Pupils with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) benefit strongly from the opportunities the school provides.

Benefits of working within our Science Department include:

  • Very supportive, friendly and passionate team of 15 Science teachers of all experience levels, who specialise in a variety of disciplines and are keen to share their knowledge and resources with each other.
  • A dedicated Core Progress assistant who works solely within the Science department to support students and staff.
  • A dedicated team of 5 technicians who work collaboratively within the department to ensure students are able to experience a vast range of science practical lessons.
  • 18 science laboratories, allowing teachers to have their own classroom, allowing staff a dedicated space as well as continuity with their classes.
  • Science teachers teach across all disciplines, across a range of year groups and abilities.
  • 3 year KS4 that follows the AQA exam, where students either study Separate or Combined Science.
  • Excellent record of GCSE results.
  • A thoroughly planned and resourced curriculum across all year groups which builds a coherent and robust ‘5 year journey’ across the time students spend with us here at Wildern.
  • The department runs a huge range of enrichment opportunities for students which you can get involved in, including; Legoland, Kew Gardens and even a trip to Belgium Euro Space Centre.
  • Opportunities to shape and contribute to our curriculum which we evaluate and reflect on continually as a team.
  • Opportunities to develop CPD through curriculum meetings and workshops with the team as well as whole school twilights.
  • Great access to ICT facilities

Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Helping to shape the futures of children in our community
  • Welcoming, Supportive, Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • An Amazing Competitive salary
  • Excellent Continuing Professional Development with high quality CPD program
  • Many opportunities for career progression
  • Free large on-site car park
  • Good transport links
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • An amazing rate for staff membership at our modern on-site Leisure Centre

If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Monday 15th September 2024.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Wildern School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1869 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Wildern School is a popular, oversubscribed secondary school situated in the Southampton suburbs. We are a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. All students and staff alike can take advantage of excellent facilities which include a lecture theatre, digital media suites, a recording studio, both PC and Mac Suites, community sports centre and access to a professional theatre.

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.

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