13 days remaining to apply

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

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Teacher of Science job summary

Are you a passionate science educator with a drive to inspire and empower students through science?

Ready to join a vibrant school community where creativity, collaboration, and innovation thrive?

Look no further!

Teacher of Science

Contract: Full time

Salary: MPS/UPS

Site: Thomas Deacon Academy

Closing date: 29 April 24

Start Date: September 2024

Please note – the Trust may decide to withdraw the advert before the closing date or interview suitable candidates prior to the advert closing.

The Role:

You'll love this job if you are a passionate and creative science educator who thrives on inspiring students and fostering their love for science. You possess a deep understanding of science (preferably chemistry or physics theory), pedagogy, and curriculum development, and you are adept at designing engaging and innovative science lessons that cater to diverse learning styles and abilities. Your enthusiasm for science is contagious, and you have a knack for creating a supportive and inclusive learning environment where every student feels valued and encouraged to explore their science potential.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, allowing you to effectively collaborate with colleagues, engage with students and parents, and contribute to a positive and collaborative school culture. You are adaptable, flexible, and willing to embrace new teaching methodologies and technologies to enhance student learning and engagement.

If this sounds like you, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity to join our dynamic science department and contribute to our vibrant school community!

The School:

Our Science Department has a dedicated team of 5 subject specialist technicians. There is a dedicated science staff room for break and lunchtime relaxation. The school also has a designated quiet working space for teachers and a staff wellbeing group.

At our school, we pride ourselves on creating a welcoming and inclusive environment where every student is valued and supported. With a diverse student body representing a variety of backgrounds and cultures, our school celebrates diversity and promotes inclusivity in all aspects of learning. Our commitment to providing a well-rounded education extends beyond the classroom, with ample opportunities for students to participate in extracurricular science clubs and initiatives.

We are a vibrant and successful secondary school in Peterborough, rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted, with a strong commitment to excellence and innovation. Thomas Deacon Academy believes that our young people should leave us as citizens that are fully equipped with the character and qualifications to take their place in the world. We place great emphasis on ensuring they experience a broad and balanced curriculum, with a wide range of extra-curricular activities, opportunities for them to develop their 'character' and a strong pastoral system to support them with life’s challenges Our modern facilities, TDA Junior, Sixth Form Study Centre and 43 acre campus allow us to provide the ultimate in educational choice.

We would welcome visits to the school, please contact Ro Mackrell-Hey (rma@tda.education) to arrange a convenient date/time.

Why work for us?

We are part of the Thomas Deacon Education Trust and we can offer you:

    - Progression opportunities across the Trust

      -Staff well-being initiatives, e.g. staff character awards, new staff breakfast, free fruit of the month, free refreshments

        - Free access to onsite gym

        Continuous development, e.g. training, coaching

        Free eye test vouchers and flu vaccinations

          - Cycle to work scheme

            - A supportive ECT programme

              - £250 Recommend a friend scheme

                Free & confidential Employee Assistance Programme

                  - Trained Mental health first aiders

                    - Collaborative working across schools in the Trust

                    Thomas Deacon 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. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

                    If you have any questions regarding this post please contact the HR Team on e-mail hrteam@tdet.education

                    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)
                    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 Thomas Deacon Academy

                    School type
                    Academy, ages 7 to 19
                    School size
                    2406 pupils enrolled
                    Age range
                    7 to 19

                    School location

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