Teacher of Science Outwood Grange Academy, Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Job description

Outwood Grange Academies Trust seeks applications from outstanding applicants with integrity, imagination and energy for this rewarding role.

We are looking for a Teacher of Science commencing in September 2020. We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and inspiring classroom practitioner with a real passion for Science. We offer an exciting opportunity to enhance an already highly successful and motivated team. Outwood Grange Academy is an Academy of Excellence and a very high performing academy nationally. Our 6th form is thriving and Science subjects are very popular, as such this position would be ideally suited to candidates who have experience of teaching either Chemistry or Physics to KS5.

This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic, driven professionals to join our Family of Schools. An excellent knowledge and understanding of the subject is essential. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree in a relevant subject.

Essential qualifications

Good honours degree in a relevant subject.

Essential skills and experience

Experience of assessment at Key Stage 3 and 4.
Able to use a range of teaching and learning strategies.
An understanding for how Assessment for Learning can improve student performance.
Confidence in the use of standard computer packages (word processing, email and spreadsheets) and how these can be used to enhance student learning.
Able to use student level data to raise standards.
Able to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
Creative in problem solving together with willingness to take on and try new approaches and ideas.
Ability to relate to students in a pleasant and sympathetic manner and to recognise potential child safeguarding issues.
Communicate high expectations to all students.
Able to communicate both orally and in writing.

Employee benefits

The Outwood Grange Family of Schools offers:
• The opportunity to work and progress across the Family of Schools.
• The chance to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps working across the whole Academy.
• A full and detailed programme of support and development for NQTs.
• A further comprehensive programme of professional development is provided through the Outwood Institute of Education (formerly the teaching school).

As a Teaching School, we offer high quality support and programmes of professional development, which provide many opportunities for both NQTs and for more experienced colleagues.

About Outwood Grange Academy

Potovens Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 2PF
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