Second in Science

Broadoak Academy, Weston-Super-Mare


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,372 to £40,490

Job summary

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring qualified Second in Science to join our supportive and talented team at Broadoak Academy. We are a growing organisation, looking for professional and ambitious teachers, with a passion for transforming our students’ learning. You will assist in leading the Science department and teaching team.

Your opportunity:
We can offer you the opportunity to advance your career within a supportive academy environment. We provide excellent training and development opportunities within the Federation, including a full induction programme for newly qualified and experienced teachers. Training is both local and/or delivered through our excellent stand-alone training facility at the CLF Institute. For teachers, the CLF Institute aims to provide a continuum of development through each career stage from initial teacher training (ITT), for newly qualified teachers (NQT), recently qualified teachers in their early career development, to successive stages of leadership through to Headship and beyond. 

What we are looking for:
We look for passionate individuals who want to be a part of transforming education and will make an active contribution to the development of the Cabot Learning Federation and chosen Academy. You will be used to planning and consistently delivering high quality lessons, will have experience in delivering the curriculum in your chosen area and will be a strong communicator with the ability to embrace change and motivate colleagues and students. A well-qualified specialist, holding QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, you will have the ability to teach from key stage 3 – key stage 4. We look for professionals who have high expectations of themselves, others and believe all young people can achieve well.

Please download the full job description and person specification via the CLF careers website.

About the Academy & the Cabot Learning Federation:
Broadoak Academy is an 11-16 academy and is part of the Cabot Learning Federation (CLF). The Cabot Learning Federation is a mature academy group in the South West. We currently sponsor eight secondary academies and eight primary academies, an all through provision, Digitech Studio School and a discrete Post 16 provision and an alternative provision which consists of one primary and two secondary phases.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive pre-employment checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

Please note updates regarding an application, which could include an invite to interview, will be sent to the email address used when registering an account. Copies of all correspondence will also appear under the ‘messages’ section, in the event that emails are being directed to a ‘junk’ or ‘trash’ folder please make regular checks on the status of an application.

Essential educational requirements

A degree
QTS status
Subject related qualification

Essential qualifications

A degree
QTS status
Subject related qualification

Essential skills and experience

Experience is leading a department.

Secondary School teaching across Key Stage 3 and 4 and the full ability range

Experience of working with children and young people.

Able to provide examples of the positive impact of your teaching on children’s learning in your application.

Evidence of your commitment to continuous high quality professional development.

Knowledge of recent developments in learning and teaching

A reflective practitioner who consistently seeks to improve their teaching to support learning and accelerate student progress

A good understanding of effective ways to facilitate learning and drive student progress

Employee benefits

Cabot Learning Federation Benefits:

As part of the Cabot Learning Federation, we can offer you a range of benefits, including:

Access to our pension scheme – Teacher Pension Scheme / Local Government Pension Scheme (if eligible)
Dedicated Training and Development programme
Childcare discount and vouchers
Health and wellness sessions and discounts
Flu Jabs

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 821 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Broadoak Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Broadoak Academy

School location

Windwhistle Road, Weston-Super-Mare, BS23 4NP