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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 12:30pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

30,000 - 46,525 Plus TLR 2A £3,214

Teacher of Science – Assistant Curriculum Leader job summary

Atherton High School wishes to appoint a hardworking, enthusiastic and committed Teacher of Science - Assistant Curriculum Leader. If you are experienced, enthusiastic, open to new ideas and have a flexible ‘can do’ approach, we would welcome an application from you.

 

The Job

  • To work with the Curriculum Leader and other Middle Leadership Team’s to develop the overall direction of the department and school.
  • To keep up to date with current issues in teaching and learning and in school improvement, and to share this with staff.
  • To work in partnership with the SLT in the cycle of planning, implementation, review and evaluation of the School Improvement Plan, specifically within the Teaching & Learning improvement strategies.
  • To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a teacher/form tutor.
  • To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.
  • To contribute to raising standards of student attainment.
  • To share and support the Academy’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.

 

What are the job requirements?

  • Excellent professional knowledge and understanding of national and examination curricular requirements of the subject
  • Excellent knowledge of Science with the ability to plan lessons with clear objectives to ensure progression for all students
  • Established as an effective teacher across the age and ability range
  • Good knowledge of current educational research relating to the subject and wider aspects of how pupil learn
  • A thorough understanding of and commitment to safeguarding children and young people
  • Some experience of successfully teaching to KS3-KS4 students, with a clear understanding of the teaching provision required in secondary schools. 


About Atherton High School:

‘Our curriculum ambition at Atherton High School is to make learning irresistible for all'. We have designed a challenging and ambitious curriculum to provide the best learning opportunities for all our students to aspire and achieve.

 

Our core values that drive our curriculum are:

  • Aspiration for all to improve life chances for every student.
  • Excellence in learning through an ambitious knowledge and vocabulary rich curriculum for all.
  • Character and personal development to equip all of our students to succeed in life.

 

At Atherton High School what is taught is coherently planned and sequenced to equip students to succeed in life. Our curriculum supports students from all backgrounds, including those who are disadvantaged, so students can access a high-quality, knowledge-rich curriculum. Our school community believes strongly in providing disadvantaged pupils with a curriculum that enables them to reach the academic standards of their non-disadvantaged peers. Our goal is to bring our young people into the big conversations of subject disciplines, to bring depth to our curriculum, so they can understand the world around them.


About the Education Partnership Trust (EPT):

EPT was established in 2012 as a multi-academy trust and is an approved academy sponsor. Our vision is to create outstanding schools which transform learning, lives and communities. We benefit from our diverse and unique range of schools which include secondary mainstream, alternative provision and special and have a proven track record of sustained improvement. Our schools are united by a drive to improve opportunities and outcomes for children and young people within a collaborative learning culture.

Our staff are our most valued asset so we continually invest in our colleagues and we believe that all teaching and support staff posts within our schools are key in terms of supporting pupil achievement and improving their life chances. As such we are keen to recruit dedicated and ambitious professionals who will add value to our schools and trust by helping our young people to succeed. 


“If you’re good at what you do, you can work anywhere. If you’re the best at what you do, we want you to work for Education Partnership Trust.”

 

Our extensive range of rewards and benefits include:

  • Healthcare cash back plan provided free by the trust includes optical, dental, physio, diagnostics, health assessment, NHS prescription charges, hospital cover, discounted gym memberships plus lots more.
  • Employee Assistance Programme including, counselling, CBT, and wellbeing initiatives.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Access to government pension schemes.
  • Free parking.
  • Electric Car Scheme (Salary Sacrifice).
  • Training, mentoring and progression opportunities.
  • Trust wide intranet to share knowledge and resources. 

 

Incomplete application forms will not be shortlisted, if you need to discuss a reason for being unable to complete a section, please contact the recruitment team HR@ept-uk.com

 

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application. Please contact the School Business Manager – rwilson@athertonhigh.com.


Please be advised, as part of due diligence checks, online searches will be carried out on shortlisted candidates.

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About Atherton High School

School type
Free School, Christian, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
509 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

AHS is an amazing school, with the most wonderful staff. The school has grown and develop through understanding that our staff are our most valued asset so we continually invest in our colleagues and we believe that all teaching and support staff posts within our schools are key in terms of supporting pupil achievement and improving their life chances.

As such we are keen to recruit dedicated and ambitious professionals who will add value to our schools and trust by helping our young people to succeed.

Situated with great commuter links, AHS, serves all pupils from our local community.

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