Are you passionate about
Chemistry and inspiring young people to feel the same? If so, why not join our
high-performing, dedicated and hardworking Science Department?
We are seeking to appoint a
dynamic and motivated Chemistry teacher with an infectious passion for the
subject to join us at The de Ferrers Academy. This is an exciting opportunity
for you to create innovative and exciting learning opportunities for our
You will be able to support the
promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress,
attainment and behaviour by working effectively and collaboratively. You will
be passionate about your specialist subject and seek to positively impact your
field and the Academy.
The de Ferrers Trust is a
Multi Academy Trust comprising three Secondary Academies and four Primary
Academies, currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire.
Our vision is to ensure the
children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their
potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.
We aim to achieve this vision through:
- Delivering a high-quality
- Recruiting, developing and
retaining high-calibre members of staff
- Establishing and developing
- Ensuring financial probity
- Developing a highly efficient
Trust infrastructure and central services
- Establishing effective
systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust
The Trust believes that
professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent
opportunities for you to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD, mentoring, support and a range of development
opportunities across the Trust.
We strive to be an Employer
of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues.
You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent
benefits package, which includes:
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Discounted gym membership
- BHSF healthcare scheme
Following on from 10 years as
a specialist Technology College, de Ferrers became an Academy in January 2011.
It has grown into a large, split-site, co-educational institution catering for
the full range of students from ages 11 to 18. In 2015, de Ferrers became the
first school of The de Ferrers Trust (a Multi Academy Trust).
Excellent funding has allowed
the Academy to enhance resources and equipment and widely promote the use of
new technologies. There are digital projectors and flat-screen TVs in all curriculum
areas, with over 500 computers and laptops across all sites.
From October 2012, the
Academy became the first school in Staffordshire to provide all sixth form
students with access to a personal one-to-one iPad for use in lessons and at
home. Currently, all students in Years 9 to 13 (Trent and Sixth Form Campuses)
have their own iPad, as well as all teaching staff and most support staff.
At The de Ferrers Academy, we
believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to
work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and
futures every day.
This role offers an
exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate. If you wish to join this
dynamic Academy, we look forward to hearing from you.
If you would like to discuss
the role or have any other queries, please call 01283 247700 and ask to speak
to Sarah Wain, Academy Business Officer – HR.
The Trust is committed to
safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this
position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of
Offenders Act 1974.
applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work
in the UK.
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