Teacher of Science - 312375 Discovery Academy, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire

Job description

The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Teacher of Science to join our team of highly motivated professionals who are working collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout Key Stages 3 and 4. This is a fantastic opportunity for inspiring and aspirational individuals to join a creative, supportive faculty.

Our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do. Every student is encouraged to achieve their best in the pursuit of excellence. Our strong ethos of pride and mutual respect, together with high quality teaching, ensures our students understand our high expectations for behaviour and have opportunities to excel in learning. Discovery Academy’s students leave as aspiring, motivated and confident young adults.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/ Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk
Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.

Closing Date for this Post: Friday 6th December 2019, 9.00am
Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 9th December 2019

Essential educational requirements

Graduate status.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status.
A balanced programme of relevant courses undertaken.

Essential skills and experience

Training and experience across the secondary phase in specialised subject area.
Experience of successful management of change.
Proven effectiveness as a teacher.
Experience in the practical application of learning.
Ability to support teaching across the Academy.
Ability in understanding of good assessment and its implications for planning and teaching.
Evidence of successfully implementing strategies for raising standards.
Knowledge of assessment across vocational and G.C.S. E. Specialist subject(s).

Employee benefits

Relocation allowance of £2,000.


About Discovery Academy

Address
Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0GA
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Discovery Academy website (opens in a new window)