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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 March 2024

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Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you looking to develop your career in a thriving, friendly and supportive standalone academy where staff welfare is a priority? Are you passionate about your students and committed to unlocking their potential in an academy that has high expectations of everyone? If so, The Bishop of Winchester Academy wants you!

We are seeking an inspirational Science Teacher who has a clear understanding of how individuals absorb information and is dedicated to combining theoretical and practical learning, furthering our students in their lifelong journey of curiosity and love of knowledge.

We can offer you the opportunity to deliver a dynamic curriculum within our ambitious Science department that achieves exceptional outcomes from all year groups. Whatever your career stage, you will be supported to develop well-structured learning programmes and to enhance your teaching tool kit, so that our students are able to excel in becoming better scientists. We welcome applications from all teachers including ECTs.

Our Head of Science would be delighted to take you on a tour of the school and give you the opportunity to meet the department and answer any questions you may have.

As Teacher of Science, you will be welcomed into an experienced team of professionals to:

  • Progress the Science department to even greater successes
  • Plan and deliver high quality and engaging lessons that will challenge and inspire our students
  • Encourage students to have high expectations of themselves and their behaviour
  • Engage students in study at GCSE Level (A-Level is desirable)
  • Be a positive role model and supportive mentor to students, making a lasting impact on their lives

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is a thriving Church of England school, recently recognised by Ofsted as prioritising ‘wider opportunities alongside achievement so that pupils “live life to the full.”’ (Ofsted 2023). Operating from recently refurbished facilities, our shared mission to improve the life chances of all of our students is at the very centre of our work.

What the school offers its staff

We put the welfare of our staff at the heart of everything we do and can offer you:

  • Generous employer pension contribution at 28.6% basic salary from April 2024
  • Supportive and practical marking policy
  • Career development with a bespoke CPD programme
  • Excellent newly refurbished teaching facilities with free onsite parking and good local public transport links
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Excellent newly refurbished teaching facilities with free onsite parking and good local public transport links

Further details about the role

To apply for this Teacher of Science role, please visit the vacancies section of our website to complete an application form: https://www.tbowa.org/staff/vacancies/teaching-staff.

Please email completed application forms to recruitment@tbowa.org, addressing your covering letter to Mr Paul McKeown, Principal.

The Bishop of Winchester Academy is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants. Please be aware that due to the ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ legislation we do not accept CV’s.

We reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Bishop of Winchester Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1161 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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The Bishop of Winchester Academy is a thriving Church of England school, commended by Ofsted for its ‘inclusive approach, which seeks to support all pupils’. Led by a dedicated team with ‘strong moral and ethical foundation[s]’, our shared mission for ‘improving the life chances of all [our] pupils is at the very centre of [our] work’ (Ofsted, 2017).

Arranging a visit to The Bishop of Winchester Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@tbowa.org.

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