7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4

Subject

Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Qualified Teacher Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Academy, where putting students first is a fundamental part of our culture. We strongly believe that positive outcomes for our students come from the professionalism, commitment and passion for excellence displayed by our staff.

What we offer:

  • 20% non-contact time for all teaching staff
  • Employee Rewards scheme – High Street discounts, Staff Wellbeing centre
  • 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.

We are looking for an outstanding classroom teacher, or an ECT with the potential to become outstanding, to join our dynamic and expanding Science department. You will have experience teaching across KS3 and KS4, a passion for Science, and a commitment to continuous professional development. You will also need to have good behaviour management skills and the ability to inspire and motivate students in order to raise standards and maximise their potential.

The successful applicant will be expected to actively promote our BCA core values of:

High-expectations, Respect, Resilience and Responsibility.

We encourage visits to the school so please do get in touch to arrange a visit to meet the team and tour the school, or alternatively to discuss the school and role over the phone. We will endeavour to share some of the ways we support and value our staff here at the Academy and more widely within the Bridgwater College Trust.

We hope you can join us in making a significant contribution to narrowing the gap in achievement for our students and enabling young people to feel the exhilaration of going ‘beyond their best’.

Closing date for applications: Midnight, Thursday 16th May 2024

What the school offers its staff

We believe in hiring for potential and this means that we value individuals for the knowledge skills and experience that they have developed in every aspect of their lives. If you don’t feel that you meet all of the criteria listed in the person specification, we would still encourage you to apply.

We care about our staff and provide a number of benefits in addition to salary including a positive and supportive working environment, employer pension contribution of at least 23%, generous annual leave entitlement for all-year round staff, on-site gyms, free parking, access to a retail discounts platform and Employee Assistance Programme. Helping you achieve a good work life balance is important to us. Lots of our colleagues work flexibly including part time hours and/or job shares and we are happy to discuss these opportunities with you.

We truly believe that diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective secure the best outcomes for our students. We strive to build teams that represent our local communities and welcome applications from individuals who identify as members of an under-represented group and in particular individuals who identify as BAME, disabled or LGBT. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Bridgwater & Taunton College Trust is dedicated 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.

Commitment to safeguarding

Bridgwater College Academy 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.

Applying for the job

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About Bridgwater College Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 16
School size
1568 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16

Bridgwater College Academy is a mixed all-through Academy which combines both primary and secondary education for pupils aged 3 to 16. The academy, which is sponsored by Bridgwater College, is located in Bridgwater, Somerset, England.

Arranging a visit to Bridgwater College Academy

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