This job expired on 20 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    10 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
32.5 per week
Contract type
Fixed term (1 year (Maternity cover))

Job summary

The Trust are inviting applications for the post of Teacher of Science. Whilst Biology is preferred, specialists in any of the three Sciences are welcome to apply. This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive and ambitious team of teachers, who are committed to improving attainment levels across the faculty and school through their passion for teaching and learning.

The successful applicant will be professional, adaptable and dedicated to delivering high quality teaching, with experience of working across a Science department. They will have strong communication skills and will be able to work well within a team, yet be able to demonstrate an ability to utilise their own initiative. They will be motivated and resilient and be able to demonstrate the skills required to engage students in their learning.

Candidates should pay attention to the job description/person specification and explain within their application how they meet the criteria, whilst also describing what they will bring to the post from their own knowledge and experience.

The role will be based at The Long Eaton School but the post holder may at any time be required to support or work at any of the sites within Archway Learning Trust.

Main Responsibilities
• Teach students of the full range of age and ability;
• Contribute to the development of the Department’s curriculum;
• Attend and contribute to school assemblies and acts of worship, as applicable;
• Follow Academy and departmental procedures on assessment, recording and reporting, including communication with parents at consultation evenings;
• Take part in departmental activities such as field trips;
• Undertake such departmental responsibilities as are delegated by the Head of History;
• Act as form tutor to a group of students
• Carry out a share of supervisory duties in accordance with published rotas;
• Set and mark home learning in accordance with Academy and departmental policies;
• Participate in meetings with colleagues and/or parents/carers with regard to the above responsibilities.

Teacher Responsibilities
• Have a thorough and up to date knowledge of their subject(s) and should take account of wider curriculum developments that are relevant to their work;
• Consistently and effectively plan lessons and sequences of lessons to meet students’ individual learning needs, including students with special educational needs, and gifted or talented students. They should be aware of, and take proper account of the strategies agreed in IEPs (Individual Education Plans) and IBPs (Individual Behaviour Plans);
• Keep an attendance register of students in every lesson and following up absence when necessary;
• Consistently and effectively use a range of appropriate strategies for teaching and classroom management;
• Consistently and effectively use information about prior attainment to set well-grounded expectations for students, and monitor progress to give clear and constructive feedback;
• Be able to make use of the performance data available in the Academy in order to determine how much progress their students are making;
• Take responsibility for their own professional development and use the outcomes to improve their teaching and students’ learning;
• Make an active contribution to implementing the policies and aspirations of the Academy and Trust;
• Be effective professionals who challenge and support all students to do their best;
• Set and maintain high expectations for student behaviour;
• Set a good example to students, for example in terms of appropriate dress, standards of punctuality and attendance;

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1041 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About The Long Eaton School

The Long Eaton School with 1,078 students is built on a long tradition of academic success, dating back to 1910. The school has gained an excellent reputation for the quality of its educational provision and its developments in Literacy and Numeracy have earned the school the prestigious Quality Mark and our approaches have been shared nationally as a model of good practice

School location

Thoresby Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG10 3NP

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