Teacher of Science (Biology)

Faringdon Community College, Faringdon, Oxfordshire

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Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Biology
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time, job share
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Teacher of Science (Biology)

Permanent full time post
(Would consider part time or job share applications)
Required from: 1st September 2020

Faringdon Community College (FCC) is a successful and well-established 11-18 co-educational secondary comprehensive school, which embraces the idea of lifelong learning and community education. The school has an excellent local reputation and is known for inspiring exciting teaching and learning where teachers are supported and encouraged to help every student to achieve individual success and realise their potential.

As a dynamic organisation, we are always looking for new ideas and ways forward. The strong and motivated team of teaching and non-teaching staff are committed to providing the best education they can and have an energy and enthusiasm which makes FCC a rewarding place to work.

Faringdon Community College is part of the Faringdon Academy of Schools, an eight school multi-academy trust, which was established on 1st April 2012. This vacancy arises as a result of the growth the school is currently experiencing. Including sixth form, there are 1313 pupils on roll currently and this is likely to exceed 1350 in 2020/21

This is a position in a forward-thinking Department for someone with energy, enthusiasm and the ability to engage and motivate students. There will be opportunities to develop your role within the Department according to your skills and interests. As a learning organisation we provide excellent opportunities for professional development. We are looking to appoint someone to the Science team with a positive attitude and a high level of commitment to students both in and out of the classroom.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic teacher of Science, with an ability to offer Biology to Key Stage 4 and Science to Key Stage 3.
All applicants are welcome, including NQTs, as a full induction and support programme will be given. Although our preference would be for a full time appointment, consideration will be given to applicants who are seeking a part time or job share appointment.

If you have any questions, would like any further information or would like to arrange an informal visit to the school please contact our Academy HR Officer, by emailing Recruitment@faringdon.academy , who will put you in contact with the Subject Leader.

An application form and applicants’ pack, giving further details for the above post, can be found on our website: http://www.fccoxon.co.uk

Please return your completed application form, along with a letter of interest outlining your suitability for the position, by 9am on Monday 2nd March to Recruitment@faringdon.academy

Closing date: 9am on Monday 2 March 2020

Faringdon Academy of Schools is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. All successful candidates will be required to undertake a DBS check, and attend safeguarding training as part of their job role.

Essential educational requirements

Graduate in required subject or related subject
Qualified Teacher Status (or the ability to achieve this under current DofE regulations)

Essential qualifications

Graduate in required subject or related subject
Qualified Teacher Status (or the ability to achieve this under current DofE regulations)

Essential skills and experience

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic teacher of Science, with an ability to offer Biology to Key Stage 4 and Science to Key Stage 3.
You should be able to evidence participation in professional development / study or a willingness to learn and develop professionally.
Successful teaching experience in a secondary school across a range of ages and abilities, or evidence of the successful completion of initial teacher training should be evidenced.

Employee benefits

Competitive rates of pay
24-32 days annual leave each year (pro-rata for part time staff)
Flexible working arrangements
Family friendly schemes to help balance family commitments, including generous maternity, paternity and adoption provision
Excellent pension scheme
Initiatives to support health and wellbeing, including an Employee Assistance Programme
Cycle to Work scheme
Opportunities for CPD including an Internal Training School, Apprenticeships and fully funded Masters degrees
10% discount on membership of Better Leisure centres

We look forward to welcoming you to our team.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1232 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Faringdon Community College website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@faringdon.academy

School location

Fernham Road, Faringdon, Oxfordshire, SN7 7LB