Science Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Sheffield Springs Academy, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S12 2SF

2 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

Competitive Teachers Pay Range, United Learning Trust's Pay Policy applies

Science Teacher (Maternity Cover) job summary

Sheffield Springs Academy is seeking to appoint a Maternity Cover Science Teacher to join their established team. The academy is part of United Learning, a national group of schools and academies. Sheffield Springs Academy is an 11-16 secondary school serving the Park, Manor and Castle wards of Sheffield. As part of United Learning our aim is to bring out ‘the Best in Everyone’ and we continuously strive to ensure that students and staff have every opportunity to succeed, with their potential developed to the utmost.

Our mission is to provide a world class education so students have the choice to attend a top university or a real alternative. Our mission is underpinned by our shared values of ambition, determination and respect which drive our thinking and behaviours. Our most recent Ofsted inspection judged the academy ‘Good’. High expectations of behaviour and learning are established resulting in a calm and purposeful environment.

About the role:

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Maternity Cover Science Teacher to add capacity to our successful department. This is an exciting time to join the academy under new leadership and following our recent 2020 Ofsted ‘Good’ rating. Our recent exam results have highlighted significant and sustained improvements over the last five years.

We will only consider candidates who can positively contribute in our journey to become an ‘outstanding’ school. We are looking for either experienced applicants who are able evidence a strong track record of student success or newly qualified teachers who have the potential to make a significant impact on the lives and education of the children they teach. This will need to be demonstrated in your application and be clearly evident at interview.

What we can offer you:


  • An academy making rapid, sustained improvement.
  • Excellent facilities and resources.
  • Access to an outstanding professional development program.
  • A chance to become part of one of the largest groups of academies in the country.
  • Caring, dedicated and friendly students who want to learn and fulfil their potential.
  • Colleagues who are supportive, friendly and who are committed to each other’s professional development.
  • Opportunities to be creative and to inspire your students.


In return, we are looking for:


  • An ‘outstanding’ teacher with strong leadership qualities who can evidence significant progress and attainment from their students over a protracted period of time.
  • Someone who shares our moral purpose of ensuring that all of our young people receive the best education possible in a supportive environment from people who care about them.
  • Someone who is resilient, dynamic and passionate about improving the life chances of all children in our community.

If you possess these qualities and share the academy’s vision, then we will be delighted to hear from you. Please see the Job Description and Person Specification for further information.

Contact:

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button at the top of this page.

Closing date: Midnight Sunday 4th December 2022

Applicants are encouraged to visit the Academy before applying, to organise a visit please email hr@unitedlearningyorks.org.uk

United Learning values diversity and inclusion and is committed to creating and sustaining a more diverse workforce. We welcome applications from professionals of minority ethnic origin and from majority ethnic professionals who share our commitment to inclusion and diversity. We will be applying the Rooney Rule to the shortlisting process.

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About Sheffield Springs Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
943 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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