Science Teacher responsible for Grammar Stream Co-ordination

Swindon Academy, Swindon, Wiltshire


Job details

Subjects Physics, Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 4 to Upper pay range 3, £29,780 to £41,158

Job summary

Swindon Academy is looking to appoint an highly qualified Physics/Chemistry teacher who is an excellent classroom practitioner with a passionate belief in the ability for all to succeed. The school has a successful and popular Grammar Stream in Years 7-9. This provision is being expanded to offer 6th Form Grammar Stream places to the most able STEM students in Swindon.

The STEM Grammar Stream Science Lead will oversee the Science provision in the 6th Form, including the new STEM Grammar Stream. The successful applicant will also collaborate with partners at Marlborough College to enrich students learning in Physics, Chemistry and Biology.

With superb facilities, and a spectacular building, you will join a school that has a genuine commitment to stretching its most able students. The successful candidate will be a passionate scientist who enjoys sharing a love of science with students.

Essential educational requirements

Educated to degree level or equivalent as a minimum.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status and Leadership experience.

Essential skills and experience

You will be an inspirational practitioner, knowledgeable regarding the curriculum, and an exemplary pedagogy practitioner. At the same time be pro-active, flexible and enthusiastic, with the ability to bring innovation and commitment to teaching KS3 to KS5.

Employee benefits

TLR for post.
We can offer you a school where we are proud to teach a knowledge-rich curriculum and you will receive excellent CPD to develop your subject pedagogy and classroom management. You will have access to collaboratively planned schemes of work and lesson resources. We guarantee disruption free learning in EVERY lesson. We have a highly supportive and hands-on SLT take responsibility for creating a calm and respectful ethos.

We have a dedicated team of non-teaching pastoral and SEN staff work with SLT and teachers to support pupils and this enables us to have a 98% record of homework completion with centralised detentions for non completion. We also have an amazing varied extra curricular programme which helps our students grow and develop into rounded individuals.

Swindon Academy is part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase All Through
School size 1769 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 19
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School website Swindon Academy website (opens in a new window)
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About Swindon Academy

All Through Academy

School location

Beech Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1JR