Teacher of Science

Aureus School, Didcot, Oxfordshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Science, Chemistry, Biology
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time, job share
Salary £23,720 to £35,008 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Aureus School is a brand new mainstream state school and provides secondary education to students aged 11 to 16 years within the Didcot area. The school opened in September 2017 and will have 600 students on roll from September 2019 including Years 7-9, with capacity for 1200 students. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. We are looking to expand our team and are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Teacher of Science to join us for January 2019. We welcome applications from Chemistry, Biology or Physics specialisms.

As a purpose built school, Aureus has brand new biology, chemistry and physics labs using the latest equipment and SMART TV boards in every classroom and lab enabling teachers to bring learning to life and engage our learners. With excellent wireless coverage throughout the school, we run a Windows 10 environment, using core applications MS Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Lesson planning and delivery is done with ease using the Google Drive and all staff and students are provided with Office 365 professional accounts as a platform for collaboration, sharing and out of school access.

As a growth school, further recruitment opportunities will also be available in September 2020. For more information about Aureus School or the role please email z.dewar@aureusschool.org. Application Deadline: 7th October 2019.

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Essential educational requirements

Honours degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development
Evidence of further study

Essential skills and experience

Teaching of subject to students at KS3 and KS4
Developing and maintaining good relationships with colleagues and students
Commitment to raising the achievement of all students of all abilities
Experience of preparing students for GCSE

Employee benefits

Continuous Professional Development
Work Life and Family Friendly Policies
Flexible Working
Staff Wellbeing
Staff Benefits
Career Pathways and Talent Management
Community and Collaboration
Valued Worker Scheme

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 320 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Aureus School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email z.dewar@aureusschool.org

School location

Candytuft Way, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 6FF