Teacher of Physics
The Science Faculty currently consists of:
Head of Science
Second in Science
Six additional science teachers
Two Science Technicians
The aim of science at David Nieper Academy is to develop a love and appreciation of the scientific world, as well as maximising the progress of all students regardless of backgrounds or previous academic ability. The department work closely together to fulfil these aims and support each other to maintain high standards of teaching and learning. We are looking for an applicant who can demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team and who has no qualms about doing what is needed to help our students to success. We are open to new ideas and innovations if they can be shown to have positive effects on the progress of our students, and welcome applicants who have demonstrated successful changes previously or who can show a willingness to try new ideas in their teaching.
Our curriculum is designed around developing strong scientific foundations at KS3 to fully prepare the students for the rigors of KS4 where they follow the AQA Trilogy pathway with higher ability students completing the Separate Science option to gain 3 GCSE’s.
To plan, teach and assess Physics across key stages 3 and 4 with the possibility of Key stage 5 Physics
To be a form tutor
To contribute to the co-curricular life of the school
Participate in the academy Performance Management arrangements
Teaching and Learning
Plan and teach engaging and challenging lessons that pave the way for success in school and life
Meet the needs of all learners by consistently planning and teaching carefully differentiated lessons
Contribute to the Faculty planning and the creation and updating of schemes of work
Use regular, measurable and significant assessments of teaching
Set and mark appropriate homework
Complete all reporting on time
Closely monitor progress and attainment of all students and use it to inform teaching
Provide content for and, where necessary, deliver high quality student interventions with direction from the Head of Faculty
Work to ensure that all students achieve or exceed targets
Maintain regular and productive communication with parents about their child’s progress, behaviour and development, including attending after school parent meetings as required
Undertake professional development as agreed with academy leaders
Perform additional duties and tasks required for the effective operation of the school as directed by the Headteacher
- Free access to Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme
- Free onsite Parking
- Generous discount at the David Nieper Ltd factory shop
- Ongoing training, support and mentoring will be provided
The Governing Body is committed to the safeguarding of children and young people, so all staff appointments are subject to employment checks and a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.
Candidates should indicate an acceptance of, and a commitment to, the Academy’s policies in relation to equality and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.
It is an offence to apply for this role if an applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
Please follow the below link to view the Christopher Nieper Education Trust Safeguarding/Child Protection Policy https://davidnieper.academy/about-us/academy-policies/
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