Teacher of Science

The St Lawrence Academy, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN15 7DF

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 July 2021 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 July 2021

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Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of Science job summary

 This is an opportunity to join a vibrant and thriving department that is making significant improvements in outcomes for our students. You will be part of a GREAT and highly motivated team that is determined to make learning interesting and engaging. 
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About The St Lawrence Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
770 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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We would like to offer the opportunity to work in our diverse and vibrant academy community and join our fantastic team of staff at The St Lawrence Academy. We are an oversubscribed academy for 11-16 year old boys and girls of all abilities with a roll of 765, potentially increasing to 825 by 2024. Our PAN has increased since the academy opened from an intake of 120, to 150 and is currently 165 for 2020/21 and 2021/22. We always fill our PAN allocation with first choice parental preferences.  We serve a diverse community in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. Ofsted stated that we continue to be a good academy (February 2020).  Our SIAMs inspection (April 2016) rated us as outstanding in all areas. 

We are sponsored by the Diocese of Lincoln and have a strong Christian ethos.  The Diocese of Lincoln has a strategy for the creation of six multi academy trusts across the Diocese of Lincoln and, as part of this strategy, The St Lawrence Academy is in the early stages of looking to form The St Lawrence Multi Academy Trust. This is an exciting time to be joining a thriving and growing academy community.

At the academy, we want all students to feel included and be inspired to develop their talents - whatever they may be.  We offer a broad balanced curriculum and an environment for learning which inspires our students to do their very best. We are an inclusive academy striving to meet the needs of all our learners in our caring environment.  We welcome students from all backgrounds and faiths, regardless of ability. We are an equal opportunities employer as well as a real living wage employer.

Our students are excellent ambassadors for the academy and are proud to wear our uniform and be part of our aspirations for their future.  We want them to be determined to succeed, confident in their abilities and fully involved in the life of the academy, the local community and beyond. 

We are looking for a well-qualified, highly motivated and inspirational teacher to take on the role of : - Teacher of Science Required for September 2021 or as soon as possible
This is an exciting opportunity to join a vibrant and thriving Science department that is making rapid and significant improvements in our outcomes for students.  You will be part of a fantastic and highly motivated team that is determined to use the application of Science knowledge to make learning interesting and engaging.  There are a variety of different opportunities and responsibilities within the department to help with your continuing professional development, including the potential for the successful candidate to take on supportive leadership roles within the department.
The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding, and enthusiastic teacher of Science

  • Have the ability to teach engaging and motivating lessons across both Key Stages

  • Demonstrate and share excellent subject knowledge and expertise

  • Demonstrate a clear commitment to raising achievement and developing excellence

  • Be passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people

  • Have a good sense of humour, energy, stamina and resilience with warmth and sensitivity to the needs of others

  • Be well organised, inspirational, ambitious and hard working

  • Have the ability to meet deadlines, whilst remaining calm under pressure

  • Have flexibility in approach, vision and commitment and a willingness to lead extracurricular activities

We can offer: 

  • An inclusive and inspirational church school environment within wonderful and vibrant new buildings

  • Superb resources and facilities

  • Supportive and engaged leadership team, with a track record of developing staff to middle and senior leadership

  • An outstanding community of staff and trustees who work as a strong team to best support our students.

  • A broad 3 year Key Stage 3 curriculum and 2 year Key Stage 4 curriculum with a philosophy of valuing all subjects

  • A timetabled enrichment programme in Y9

  • A bespoke programme of induction and professional development personalised to help develop individual staff*

  • A culture that prioritises students, their personal development and wellbeing, above everything else

  • High standards and expectations of  academic success and care, support and personal development of our students

  • Access to a laptop and to documents from home via Google documents and VPN link

This post would suit:

  • An NQT as our Science department is strong, with good experience in developing staff

  • An experienced teacher wishing to join our team of fantastic staff 

For further details about the academy and an application pack please see our website at www.tsla.co.uk   

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references, including your suitability to work with students.  Applications will only be considered from individual applicants on our standard application form, and not via CV alone or agencies.
To apply please submit your completed application form, together with your formal letter of application to Lorna Johnson, Admin and Finance Manager, to ljohnson@tsla.co.uk  
For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Senior Leader for Learning and Progress, Joey Kock  on 01724 842447 or email to jkock@tsla.co.uk 
Closing Date : Thursday 29th July 2021 at 12.00 noon. Interviews To be confirmed 

Arranging a visit to The St Lawrence Academy

 For an informal discussion about the role please contact the Senior Leader for Learning and Progress, Joey Kock  on 01724 842447 or email to jkock@tsla.co.uk 

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