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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    23 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

  • An ability to teach Science to the full age and ability range
  • An ability to use strategies to improve pupil attainment
  • Excellent organiser
  • An ability be an active team member, to achieve the Academy’s aims
  • An ability to communicate clearly to a number of different audiences
  • An ability to encourage and motivate and enable students
  • An ability to promote strong links with parents and the wider community
  • A competent user of ICT
  • A good understanding of secondary practice,
  • A thorough knowledge of and enthusiasm for Science

  • A good understanding of how children learn and can actively promote and support developments in teaching and learning
  • Have high expectations of student achievement and behaviour
  • The experience of supporting students of differing abilities
  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Relevant degree
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

What the school offers its staff

We have an exciting opportunity for a committed and inspirational teacher to join a collaborative and experienced team with a passion for science. You will be supported by an exceptional team of technicians and will be prepared to work hard to ensure that every student makes exceptional progress.

We have science as a specialism and are equipped with nine, state-of-the-art teaching labs that have a full range of traditional science equipment and extensive 21st century ICT facilities to provide a truly outstanding learning environment.

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About West Lakes Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1218 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01946 820356

We are a thriving, ambitious and forward thinking 11-18 academy situated on the edge of the beautiful Lake District. Our modern £26m building provides outstanding facilities, incorporating cutting edge technology which creates a bright and motivational learning environment. As a Teaching School and Multi Academy Trust we are building strong links with other schools in the local area and nationally. This role therefore provides significant career development opportunities as we continue to grow. We offer a comprehensive programme of individualised, evidence based CPD as well as encouraging colleagues to further their development through courses such as the National Professional Qualifications, a Masters degree, or supporting extra-curricular qualifications. The academy’s Sponsors - Sellafield Limited, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and the University of Central Lancashire have each played an important role in its success and are committed to its continued improvement.

Arranging a visit to West Lakes Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email eilbeckk@westlakesmat.org.uk.

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