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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

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Subject

Science

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS

Teacher of Science job summary

*Urgently Required*

Teacher of Science

Required September 2024

Suitable for an experienced teacher or ECT

MPS/UPS

Wood Green is an oversubscribed 11-18 Academy school in the thriving town of Witney, 10 miles west of Oxford. Our strong reputation and results improving year-on-year have led to a rapid rise in student applications. We believe strongly in a culture of mutual respect and strong relationships, demonstrated in our Behaviour Policy built on restorative principles and everything is underpinned by our LEARNWell values. Our school mission is “to develop exceptional, well-qualified and well-rounded young people who make a positive contribution to our school, our community and the world.” This demonstrates our commitment to the whole child, academically and personally.

We are now looking for a talented and enthusiastic teacher to join our Science Department. The Science Department has an excellent reputation within the school and enjoys outstanding GCSE and A level results. The Department is centrally located and comprises of ten laboratories, all with ICT facilities and three preparation rooms. The department is well-supported by a dedicated team of technicians. Each teacher is based largely in one laboratory and teaches all three Sciences in Key Stages 3. Specialist equipment is localised in designated laboratories, and these are used for teaching in Key Stage 5. There is a science staff workroom. GCSE Physics results last year were above FFT20 and GCSE Biology results were significantly above FFT50.

If you are interested in the post but the specific conditions do not exactly match your requirements, please feel free to contact us via hr@wgswitney.org.uk in advance of your application and we will be pleased to speak with you. Otherwise we can discuss specific details during the interview process.

We are looking for staff who:

  • Want to be excellent practitioners in their subjects
  • Want to inspire students to learn and grow, both in and out of the classroom
  • Are keen to collaborate to achieve our shared aims and to develop best practice, and to find solutions to our challenges together
  • Want to keep learning and growing throughout their career
  • Are committed to helping all our young people to be exceptional, well-qualified and well-rounded people who make a positive contribution to our school, our community and the world

What we will offer:

  • A calm, purposeful environment that staff, pupils and visitors enjoy (Ofsted 2019)
  • Committed department teams with the autonomy to innovate, within an effective aligned approach to teaching
  • Access to high quality CPD
  • A genuine commitment to staff wellbeing – wellbeing is a core value and staff wellbeing is one of our strategic priorities. We care about our staff as teachers and as people.

The closing date is 12 noon, 16 July 2024

Applications will be considered on receipt and may result in this advert closing early.

To apply: Please apply via the mynewterm website:

If you would like to learn more about this post or arrange a visit, please contact Sarah Warn at hr@wgswitney.org.uk

Wood Green School and the Acer Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism; all staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and obtain any other statutorily required clearance. Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/last employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role. Wood Green School is an equal opportunities employer.

Commitment to safeguarding

Wood Green School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the health, safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment for whom they are responsible or with whom they come into contact in the course of their duties. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Wood Green School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1225 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Wood Green is an over subscribed 11-18 Academy school in the thriving town of Witney, 10 miles west of Oxford. Our strong reputation and results improving year on year have led to a rapid rise in student applications. We believe strongly in a culture of mutual respect and strong relationships, and everything is underpinned by our LEARNWell values.

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