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Second in Science

Quarrydale Academy, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 2DU

This job expired on 26 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Second in Science job summary

We seek to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of Science to join a supportive, highly regarded and successful department.

This post would suit a Science specialist from any subject discipline.

We are looking for a teacher who is dynamic, inspirational and passionate to join our Academy and help lead our drive to become an outstanding school. The school was judged GOOD by Ofsted in March 2017. The Science Department consistently achieves excellent results, significantly improved on GCSE outcomes in 2022 (compared to 2019) and contributes to the Academy’s EBACC results being significantly above the national average.

The Second in Science will take a lead in the continuing development and improvement of Teaching and Learning within the Department. We are seeking an energetic and committed professional who can drive change, assist in the running of the department and, most importantly, is an outstanding teacher.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of helping pupils achieve excellent progress.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an excellent Science Practitioner
  • Be determined to develop all aspects of Science teaching and learning within the Science Department
  • Be a committed team player
  • Have the ability to engage, inspire and build excellent relationships with both students and staff
  • Be committed to Quarrydale Academy's ethos of high expectations

We offer candidates the chance to work in a friendly, supportive community with happy, well-behaved students who enjoy learning. Our Academy is characterised by committed, capable staff who work collectively on behalf of students. The successful candidate will benefit from enhanced professional development opportunities through our bespoke CPD provision and partnership with other schools.

Joining our Academy also offers many personal benefits including:

  • a subsidised pension scheme
  • close, convenient links to the M1 junction 28, Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield
  • close access to the Peak District,National Park and popular historical sites
  • a supportive environment in which your talents will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded
  • Access to Perkbox and Perkbox Medical (platforms which give employee benefits and inspire a unique employee experience, enriching personal and working lives)

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. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and other vetting procedures including the provision of two good references.

If you think you could be a potential candidate for the role and you would like to discuss the vacancy or if you would like to arrange a visit to Quarrydale Academy please contact the Head of Science, Ben Allsop on 01623 554 178 or by email ballsop@quarrydale.notts.sch.uk

Interviews will be held on: TBC

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About Quarrydale Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1230 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01623 554178

Quarrydale is a mixed 11-18 academy of around 1100 pupils, with approximately 130 sixth formers. We are situated in the town of Sutton-in-Ashfield, which is located between Sherwood Forest, the peak district and the City of Nottingham.
Connections to major conurbations in the region are excellent, housing is affordable and access to leisure facilities, and areas of cultural, natural and industrial heritage is good.
The academy itself is a popular and exciting place to work, with a friendly atmosphere and a real sense of team work.
The students are well behaved and Ofsted graded us as ‘Good’ in March 2017.
The education we offer at Quarrydale is built around a highly qualified team of staff committed to delivering a quality education to all our students in a calm, safe and secure environment where high quality learning can take place effectively. We work in partnership with parents to ensure that every child receives the best possible education and takes pride in being part of our successful and caring community.
At Quarrydale we combine our traditional values with the very latest teaching methods and technologies to inspire our students to succeed in everything they do. We have very high expectations of our students and place great emphasis on self-discipline, self-respect, hard work, achievement and high standards of behaviour.
We are committed to the pursuit of excellence, both in terms of the achievement of students and the quality of educational provision we deliver on a daily basis. We want to encourage all learners to develop a love of learning and enable everyone to reach the highest standards of which they are capable of.

Arranging a visit to Quarrydale Academy

If you think you could be a potential candidate for the role and you would like to discuss the vacancy or if you would like to arrange a visit to Quarrydale Academy please contact the Head of Science, Ben Allsop on 01623 554 178 or by email ballsop@quarrydale.notts.sch.uk

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