Teacher of Science and Animal Care Archbishop Sentamu Academy, Hull

Job description

MPS/UPS (depending on experience)

Archbishop Sentamu Academy is a rapidly improving academy at an exciting stage in its pursuit of excellence.

We are currently looking for a talented, enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher of Science and Animal Care to join us in April 2020. We welcome applications from NQTs and experienced teachers alike, we just ask that you are as ambitious for yourself as you will be for our brilliant students.

We want you to join us on our journey to ensuring our students achieve the best outcomes possible. Our results have risen for the fourth year running and we have a highly successful sixth form. All of our staff are TEEP trained and we have great opportunities to develop your career.

The successful candidate will be able to teach all aspects of Science at KS3/KS4 and be able to encourage and enthuse students to achieve their full potential. We currently teach the AQA suite of science GCSEs and welcome applicants who like to collaborate and share good practice.

Animal Care is currently offered at all key stages and has expanded due to its success. Previous experience of teaching animal care is not required but would be advantageous. Experience of handling and caring for animals is essential.

Closing Date for applications: 9am, Monday 24th February 2020

If you would like an informal chat about this vacancy or would like to arrange a site visit please contact Human Resources on 01482 781912.

How to apply:
Applications can only be accepted via a completed application form which can be obtained from Human Resources on 01482 781912, email: recruitment@sentamuacademy.org or download from our website www.sentamu.com/vacancies

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure the cost of which will be met by the Academy. Archbishop Sentamu Academy is an equal opportunities employer.

Essential educational requirements


Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Ability to teach all aspects of Science at KS3/KS4.
Experience of handling and caring for animals is essential.

Employee benefits

o Excellent, state-of-the-art facilities and resources including suite of specialist science labs and an interactive science theatre

o An opportunity to join an academy that is committed to major improvement

o Excellent CPD opportunities and a commitment to develop your career path

About Archbishop Sentamu Academy

Archbishop Sentamu Academy is an 11-18 Church of England Academy, sponsored by the Diocese of York. We were established in September 2008 on the site of our predecessor school, and moved into a superb, £35 million pound building in September 2011 as part of the Hull BSF programme. We currently have around 1410 students on roll. In 2018 we reported a greatly improved set of examination results, giving us a strongly rising trend. Our crossover of students attaining English and Maths was over 49%. Furthermore, in the Sixth Form our results also improved, giving us a strongly rising trend and putting us well within the top 25% nationally for academic progress at both AS and A2 level. The school came out of special measures in 2018 with good judgements for Leadership and Management, PDWB and Sixth Form.

1 Bilton Grove, Hull, HU9 5YB
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