Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Sir Thomas Wharton Academy is an exciting school. Our vision of delivering exceptional learning experiences that enable young people to thrive in a competitive world and lead successful and fulfilling lives permeates everything we do. Alongside the highest standards, a golden thread of care, encouragement and enrichment opportunity runs through the school. Our young people are invested, they are unique, resilient and they take responsibility for their own actions. These simple values enable them to fulfil every aspect of their potential. We invite you to visit the school so that you can see for yourself how amazing our school community is and gain a clear picture of our journey and the bright future of Sir Thomas Wharton Academy.

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Science to add to our fully staffed department due to increasing numbers, who will support the department to continue to achieve excellent outcomes for our students. We are looking for someone who will possess the key knowledge, attributes and skills to deliver engaging and informative lessons that motivate and enthuse the students at Sir Thomas Wharton Academy to invest in their learning.

A visit to the Academy, so you can meet the Principal and key Middle and Senior Leaders is welcomed, to enable you to discuss the post in more detail.

The ideal candidate will:

  • be a driven, proactive, and positive individual with an unwavering commitment to continuously improving their own standards of teaching and learning.
  • fully 'buy in' to using IRIS and regular drop-in feedback as a mechanism to improving their day-to-day performance as a teacher.
  • have the ability and desire to deliver exceptional teaching and learning.
  • be a dynamic practitioner with a relentless desire to drive up educational standards and deliver exceptional outcomes for all cohorts of pupils.
  • have excellent subject knowledge and be able to teach science effectively across the age and ability ranges.
  • have a track record of delivering clear impact with their own classes.
  • be a team player and work closely with other leaders and professionals to develop and implement effective strategies and processes of departmental improvement.
  • have a true growth mindset, exceptional work ethic and a sense of humour.
  • be committed to the Sir Thomas Wharton Academy vision.
  • have the knowledge and experience of the context in which Sir Thomas Wharton Academy operates.


This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

For further information please contact: Mrs Nichola Winder, PA to the Principal at n.winder@stwacademy.com

The ‘Application Form’, 'Role Description' and 'Person Specification' can be accessed from this link: Maltby Learning Trust - careers

Closing Date: Wednesday 22 May 2024 at 9:00 am

Interview Date: Friday 24 May 2024

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • modern, purpose-built learning spaces, which inspire exceptional teaching and learning.
  • excellent career development opportunities and access to a comprehensive and continuous programme of personalised ‘Professional Learning and Development’ (PLD).
  • an excellent induction programme with dynamic, driven, and supportive staff.
  • an opportunity to shape strategy within an already successful department.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Sir Thomas Wharton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1045 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Sir Thomas Wharton Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email n.winder@stwacademy.com.

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