Teacher of Science Full time from September 2020

Penkridge Middle School, Stafford, Staffordshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject General Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £17,681 to £40,493

Job description

Teacher of Science Full time from September 2020
Unqualified teachers may also be considered
Are you ready for a new challenge?
Do you want to make a lasting impact?
Do you want to be part of a good school where “Parents think very highly of the school and one parent summed up the views of many when they wrote: Penkridge is a fantastic school that is very well-led” (Ofsted 2017)

Then it’s time to join a dynamic and dedicated team at Penkridge Middle School
This is a truly exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious Science teacher to join a committed team here at Penkridge Middle School. We are committed to becoming a Visible Learning school. We will provide full training to the successful candidate and will expect them to fully embrace the visible learning approach.

We are looking to recruit a professional educator who is passionate about the teaching of Science. We are looking for someone who wants to inspire, is excited by learning and has a desire to further develop a career within a good performing and successful school. Embracing the ethos of The Penk Valley Academy Trust, you will play a key role in helping to drive the school forward; raising standards and creating outstanding life chances for educational achievement.

Being part of Penk Valley Academy Trust:
The School benefits from being part of Penk Valley Academy Trust that is the local Academy Trust for the following schools Marshbrook First School, Princefield First School, St John’s First School, St Mary& St Chad CE First School, Penkridge Middle School, Wolgarston High School and The Rural Enterprise Academy. The Trust’s vision is to take collective responsibility for ensuring that every child and young person in our Trust receives an excellent education, achieves high outcomes and realises their potential. All members of staff work incredibly hard to provide the very best education for every child in our care.

The ideal candidate will either
• An experienced in raising attainment in a challenging classroom environment
• an NQT, or a teacher early in their profession or
• an experienced unqualified teacher who has a passion and proven track record of delivering science within an educational setting

We can offer you:
• A collaborative working environment with a positive ethos which permeates throughout the Partnership
• Excellent facilities
• A learning community which values each person as an individual
• The support of a Governing Board and Senior Leadership Team that are driven to be the best we can be

Recruitment and hiring during COVID-19: Despite the challenges we face, recruitment and hiring will continue for all Penk Valley Academy Trust vacancies with as little disruption as possible over the coming weeks and months. This is for all senior, teaching and support staff appointments. Applications will still be reviewed, and interviews conducted in a timely manner, although interview activities may vary. We will still aim to conduct face to face interviews where possible. Candidates will be given the option to interview via online video if you cannot attend in person, this can be discussed if your application is shortlisted. We will always adhere to Government advise.

An application pack can be downloaded from the school website www.penkridge.staffs.sch.uk Completed forms/letters of application should be returned by email to personnel@penkvalley.co.uk or FAO Mrs Frost to the school address.

Deadline for applications: Friday 1st May 2020 (noon)

Job number: 034

Interviews are expected to be held: Wednesday 6th May 2020

Due to current COVID-19 guidelines we are currently unable to offer visits to the school, but you are very welcome to speak with the Head prior to application, but we appreciate that it is not possible for everyone to do so. If you would like to arrange a call, please email l.blakeway@penkridge.staffs.sch.uk

Penk Valley Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are fully committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS, Barred List and Prohibition checks will always be carried out on new

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Middle Deemed Secondary
School size 454 pupils enrolled
Age range 9 to 13
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Penkridge Middle School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email personnel@penkvalley.co.uk

School location

Marsh Lane, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST19 5BW