Teacher of Science

The Aylesbury Vale Academy, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0WS

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  • Start date details

    February 2023 or sooner

  • Closing date

    30 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS + TLR plus £1,250 Recruitment Bonus for Direct Applications

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are offering a significant TLR 2 for the right candidate. A unique opportunity to lead on strategic and operational goals within the Science department. You will work with a team of highly dedicated staff in a department with wellbeing and aspiration as core values.

We are looking for a highly ambitious, committed and dynamic professional to join our Science department; someone who is passionate about their subject, communicates well with young people and makes a positive impact on their learning. The Science department comprises of 12 full-time Science teachers including a Curriculum Leader who is also a member of the Senior Leadership Team, a Vice Principal and two Science Technicians. We work collaboratively to support each other both with the demands of our work and our wellbeing.

The successful applicant will have a passion about learning, have strong inter-personal skills, be resilient, be an excellent teacher and have great subject knowledge including experience of a number of GCSE specifications. They will be able to deliver Science up to KS4 and deliver both GCSE Combined Science and at least one of the three separate Science GCSEs.

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:-

  • Priority admissions for school staff
  • 10% discount on pre-school places
  • 10% discount on Primary wraparound care
  • 25% discount on the use of the Lettings facilities (sport pitches, sports hall, drama studios, Community suite, party rooms)
  • State of the art gym for staff use
  • Access to Teacher Pension Scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Free employee assistant programme - 24/7 phone line for free emotional, bereavement and financial concerns
  • Discount at a local coffee shop
  • Free hot drinks in staff room. We love our Wellbeing Wednesdays where we offer free pastries/cooks and fruit to all staff!
  • Financial support with any self-directed CPD such as MAs
  • Large free car park
  • Five minutes' walk to the train station (direct train to London Marylebone in 40 minutes)
  • 30 minutes to Bicester shopping village

Further details about the role

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a happy, committed and well-resourced department in a good school. An ideal role for developing your practice and leadership potential.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children will be reflected throughout the recruitment process and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check
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About The Aylesbury Vale Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 19
School size
1777 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number
01296 428551

Arranging a visit to The Aylesbury Vale Academy

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