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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Physical education, Science

Working pattern

Full time: This is a full-time position

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity cover, effective from September 2024

Pay scale

MPS/UPS (£30,000 - £46,525)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is committed to becoming a truly excellent teacher;
  • Can teach a broad range of engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve student attainment;
  • Can plan and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress;
  • Is able to raise attainment and challenge students to achieve their best;
  • Has a commitment to extra-curricular activities;
  • Is aware of current initiatives in Science and PE;
  • Is an effective team member who can contribute positively to the work in the Science and PE Departments and our school;
  • Has a positive, cheerful outlook with a good sense of humour;
  • Is able to forge good relationships with students and staff;
  • Is able to work hard and remain calm under pressure;
  • Has a desire to work within the Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) structure.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, with excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

Further details about the role

Clarendon Academy is looking to appoint a highly skilled Teacher of PE/Science on a maternity cover contract with effect from September 2024. This is a wonderful opportunity for an experienced teacher or ECT, who is passionate about helping all pupils to achieve excellence.

The ability to teach KS3 Science is essential as this will account for around 50% of the timetable.

We are a thriving co-educational, non-denominational secondary school and sixth form, educating young people between the ages of 11 and 18. Located in the bustling town of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, we pride ourselves on being a centre of excellence where young, enthusiastic children enter in Year 7 and leave us at the end of Year 13 as fully rounded young adults. Our staff aim for every lesson, every day, to be exceptional and work tirelessly to ensure students feel that they belong and can achieve their dreams. We are part of the Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to collaborate and improve local education. In June 2023 we retained our ‘Good’ Ofsted rating and were praised for offering a high-quality, well sequenced curriculum with the inspectors commenting that “pupils feel safe and cared for in this welcoming and friendly school.”

The successful candidate will be able to teach across the full age and ability range, up to A Level is desirable, and will be a team player happy to collaborate and share ideas with other teachers within the Science and PE Departments. QTS status is essential for the role.

For information about this role, including a full Job Description and Person Specification, please read our Applicant Information Pack.

To apply, please visit our Acorn careers page and click ‘Fast Apply’ to complete an application form by the closing date.

Closing Date: Monday 17th June 2024 at 12pm

Interview Date: w/c Monday 24th June 2024


Clarendon Academy, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening. We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search. 


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Clarendon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
979 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01225 785210

Arranging a visit to The Clarendon Academy

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