Teacher of Science

West Somerset College, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6AY

This job expired on 15 July 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 July 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    27 June 2022

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Teacher of Science job summary

West Somerset College is an all-inclusive College catering for 13 to 18 year olds, situated on the edge of Exmoor National Park. Job Reference Number: 579 Full time, permanent Qualified teachers’ pay scale TLR 2B (£4,440 per annum) may be payable for the right candidate Anticipated start 1st January 2023 or as soon as possible At West Somerset College we aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our students.  We believe that ensuring students realise their full potential depends upon a continuous drive for excellence by our staff. We are looking for an outstanding science teacher with the ability to teach up to A level in any of the three sciences. The TLR will be decided depending on the skills of the teacher. The science department is a leading department at the school, and you will have the opportunity to teach in a cohesive and well-resourced team. What we offer: Employee Rewards scheme – High Street discounts, Staff Wellbeing centre Discounted Gym Membership A Trust wide leadership competencies framework A professional leadership development coach A Trust wide staff wellbeing policy Personalised professional development supported by an exceptional team within the Academy and driven through The Continual Professional Growth Policy which replaces appraisal and pay progression You will need to be either an outstanding classroom practitioner already, or an ECT that can demonstrate the potential to become outstanding quickly, with a commitment to continuous professional development. You need to have the ability to inspire and develop both staff and students in order to raise standards and maximise potential. Further details and an application pack can be found in ‘Vacancies’ in the ‘Information’ section at: www.westsomersetcollege.org Closing date for applications: Midday, Friday 15th July 2022 Anticipated interview date: Week beginning 18th July 2022 West Somerset College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment.  Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.
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About West Somerset College

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 19
Education phase
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School size
744 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 19

At West Somerset College, we recognise that every student is unique; therefore, we have made it our priority to provide a broad and balanced core curriculum, alongside a variety of enrichment opportunities, which allow every student to achieve and excel irrespective of their starting point. Our aim is to ensure that our students are able to compete on a level playing field with their peers, but also to enable them to improve their social mobility through high quality education and opportunities. When students leave West Somerset College, we wish them to be confident and resilient, with the knowledge and the outcomes they need to prepare them for the next step of their journey.

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