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  • Start date details

    January or Easter Term - Dependent on candidate availability

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 8am

  • Date listed

    6 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: Full time teaching role

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £28,000 and £43,685 (pending pay increase)

Additional allowances

Recruitment and Retention - £3,000pa (reviewed after 12 months)

TLR 2a (£3,017) - For the right candidate, a TRL responsibility to oversee and collaborate on our KS3 curriculum.

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Successfully teaching across the secondary age and ability using a variety and range of teaching and learning styles. (Desirable)
  • Successfully teaching Science in one or more UK state secondary schools at both Key Stages 3 and 4 as a qualified teacher (Desirable)

  • Using data to inform teaching.

  • Understanding what outstanding teaching looks like.

  • Excellent classroom practitioner with a real passion for the subject and an ability to communicate that passion.

  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

  • Good organisational skills

  • Ability to plan, organise and adapt.

  • Excellent IT skills

  • Genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student

  • The ability to demonstrate unconditional positive regard towards young people

  • Commitment to the responsibility for and practices concerned with the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.

What the school offers its staff

  • Teachers Pension Scheme

  • Discounts on various Co-op branded products

  • Co-operative credit union

  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities

  • Season ticket and rental deposit loans

  • Colleague Assistance via Health Assured

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Flu vaccine

Further details about the role

Join our talented and dedicated team as a Teacher of Science - With a passion for teaching, combined with intrigue for all things scientific could you inspire our students and help them achieve the best possible outcome.

For the right candidate, the role carries with it a TRL responsibility working with the Head of Science to oversee and collaborate on our KS3 curriculum to further develop the pedagogy and secure curriculum progress.

Our aim is to ensure that our students are given every opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of their background. With this in mind, we are looking to appoint a teacher who shares our vision for a learning environment and curriculum that is ambitious as well as supportive and nurturing.

As well as academic success, we focus on and take great pride in our students' behaviour. We aim for high achievement in an environment which is based on rewards, not sanctions. Working closely with our teaching body, our caring and experienced pastoral team are always on hand to help and support our students through their secondary school journey.

Being part of the Co-operative Group, we are both guided and driven by the Co-op values which are centred around a different, fairer and better way of doing things. These values are embedded in everything that we do within the Academy - they are our ‘Ways of being’;

Do what matters most | Be yourself, always | Show you care | Succeed together

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Co-op Academy Swinton

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
994 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Co-op Academy Swinton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email danielle.walsh@coopacademies.co.uk.

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