Teacher of Science (Fixed - Term Maternity Cover)

Parkwood E-Act Academy, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S5 8UL

20 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    3 October 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (Maternity Cover)

Salary

MPS- £25,714.00 to £36,961.00

Teacher of Science (Fixed - Term Maternity Cover) job summary

We looking for an exceptional Teacher of Science to join the team here at Parkwood E-ACT Academy. There is a real buzz about our academy and the rate at which our pupils progress, but don’t just take our word for it!

The purpose of this role is to develop, plan and deliver effective and high quality learning experiences for all students, ensuring progression is central to all lesson plans and giving our students the confidence to think big for themselves as they progress through our academy.

As a qualified Teacher of Science you will:

Have high expectations of learners to ensure they achieve their full educational potential
Set challenging teaching and learning objectives which are relevant to all students in your classes
Select and prepare a range of resources that take in to account all students’ learning needs, languages and cultural backgrounds
Have knowledge of a range of approaches to assessment, including questioning, oral assessment and self-assessment and the importance of formative assessment.
Make effective use of a range of assessment monitoring and recording strategies to assess the learning needs of your students in order to set challenging learning objectives and plan for future teaching.

For a full description of the role, see the job description and job specification.

Parkwood E-ACT Academy - Come join our team

We are a forward-thinking, ambitious 11-16 secondary academy in Sheffield. We support and challenge our students to achieve their full potential both in and out of the classroom. We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons

Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points.
Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership.
Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider.
A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.

Part of the E-ACT family

We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,500 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England.

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country. We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.

Our Trust offers:

Competitive local Government Pension Scheme
Ride to Work Scheme
Market leading Personal Development and Training plans to further your career
Access to Mental Health First Aid Programme
24 hours access to Employee Assistance Programme

Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk

Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form.

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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About Parkwood E-Act Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
819 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Parkwood E-ACT Academy, a forward-thinking, ambitious 11-16 secondary academy in Sheffield. We support and challenge our students to achieve their full potential both in and out of the classroom.

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