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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Science

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full Time - 32.5 hours per week Part time considered.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1-UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

If you would like to discuss this job further prior to making an application, you can contact our recruitment partner James Hall at Hays Specialist Recruitment on 0191 2613980 or emailjames.hall@hays.com

Outwood Academy Acklam, Middlesbrough is looking to appoint a teacher to join our supportive and motivated Science department on a permanent basis. Full time or part time considered.

Outwood Academy Acklam, which was the first Outwood school in Teesside, has almost 1200 students on roll. At its latest inspection, it was judged to be a GOOD school with OUTSTANDING leadership.We are a diverse and vibrant 11-16 academy, based in the friendly, north-east town of Middlesbrough.

We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning.In a beautiful setting, enjoy the state-of-the-art facilities that the academy has to offer.

The Science Department consists of a Head of Department, Second in Charge and 6 teachers with a wide range of teaching experiences from which we all benefit. It is housed in six specialist laboratories and three hybrid teaching laboratories. All three sciences are strong and popular at Outwood Academy Acklam, with pupils regularly achieving the highest grades from a wide variety of socio-economic backgrounds. We have excellent practical teaching resources and two wonderful technicians to support your practice.

The science element of the role will involve teaching across Key Stages 3 and 4. At Key Stage 3 (Years 7 – 9) science is taught as “General Science” through our evolving, dynamic and well-resourced new KS3 course. At Key Stage 4 most teachers specialise in their degree subjects, and are actively encouraged through our Outwood Institute of Education subject CPD programmes to broaden their specialisms and future career opportunities.

This is an exciting opportunity for an excellent science teacher, at any stage of their career, to join the team.

This vacancy will close at 8am on Monday 03 June 2024.


What the school offers its staff

  • A comprehensive induction and training process
  • Automatic enrolment into an increasingly rare and valuable defined Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution rates
  • Flexible family friendly policies from day one
  • Enhanced occupational benefits available (such as maternity, adoption and parental leave) with no qualifying period
  • Holidays: A minimum of 25 days plus bank holidays (this increases with length of service)
  • A range of working patterns are available dependant upon the role

Automatic enrolment into our Employee Assistance Programme which gives you and your family members free access to:

  • Specialist information on a wide range of work-life issues
  • Emotional support and counselling for a wide range of personal and work issues
  • Legal guidance
  • Financial guidance and debt counselling
  • Child and dependent care support and advice
  • Support for managers

We are also a wellbeing employer with a dedicated wellbeing policy and menopause policy along with menopause champions based in our academies. Other benefits include:

  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced Synergy Car Leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

Commitment to safeguarding

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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About Outwood Academy Acklam

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1159 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01642 818200

Outwood Academy Acklam, which was the first Outwood school in Teesside, has almost 1200 students on roll. At its latest inspection, it was judged to be a GOOD school with OUTSTANDING leadership. We are a diverse and vibrant 11-16 academy, based in the friendly, north-east town of Middlesbrough.

We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning. In a beautiful setting, enjoy the state-of-the-art facilities that the academy has to offer.

We have a holistic and inclusive approach to the work that we do. The Academy has received accolades and external recognition, with the awarding of the Inclusion Quality Mark - Centre of Excellence, alongside the Carnegie ‘Gold’ Mental Health Award for the work we do to support our diverse and dynamic student body.

Arranging a visit to Outwood Academy Acklam

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email a.davies@acklam.outwood.com.

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