Wilsthorpe School is a high-performing academy that is well on the path
to becoming an outstanding school. Everyone in the school believes in our
journey of improvement and shares common goals. Strong relationships exist
between students and staff which are open, warm, and friendly and these
relationships have led to excellent attitudes to learning.
Science is an area of
strength at Wilsthorpe. The team comprises 11 teachers and 2 technicians,
working across 10 teaching laboratories. The curriculum offered is broad and
balanced, extending to Forensic Science and Applied Human Biology at Post-16
level, as well as A Levels in Biology, Chemistry and Physics.
Students are at the heart of everything that we do at Wilsthorpe School
and this is an exciting opportunity to join our established Science Department.
As a supportive and friendly team, we are looking for someone who can deliver
student focused teaching through challenging lessons and whose passion for
teaching and their subject shines through and is evident for all to see.
The successful candidate will be hard-working, dedicated and focused. We
welcome applications from someone with the drive and commitment to consistently
place the quality of our students learning and progression at the centre of
what they do every day. This opportunity would suit an ambitious ECT or
experienced teacher looking for a new challenge.
Why join us?
There are many reasons to choose The
Two Counties Trust as a great place to start or continue your career.
We recognise the importance of a
happy, healthy, rewarded and well motivated workforce and as such we have
developed our HR strategy to invest in our employees. We have removed appraisal
and appraisal related pay progression, changing the focus from validation to
professional growth and enabling all our employees to get better all the time.
We are fully committed to supporting
your career and professional growth through a range of routes both within
schools and across the Trust and we offer extensive professional learning
opportunities for all employees.
- Highly competitive pay and pay
- An array of employee benefits and lifestyle
options including discounted healthcare, gym membership and extensive high
street retail discounts.
- Entry to a career average pension scheme.
- Opportunities to experience and share practice
in our partner schools across the Trust.
- A stimulating, supportive and rewarding working
environment with a dedicated team of like-minded professionals.
- Excellent opportunities to develop your skills
and experience and to progress your career.
- We take the
wellbeing and health of employees seriously. We have a range of support
mechanisms and benefits available to employees and the Trust has signed up to
the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter.
The closing date for
applications is: Thursday 05 October 2023 at 23:59
Interviews will be held
on: Wednesday 11 October 2023
It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in Regulated Activity relevant to children.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. An offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced level DBS disclosure with a children’s barred list check, two satisfactory references and successful completion of vetting procedures.
In accordance with the statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE), an online search will be conducted as part of due diligence on shortlisted candidates and a social media check will be required as a condition of employment.
We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and candidates with a disability who meet the essential job criteria will be given an opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview.
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