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  • Start date details

    February 2023

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 - £38,810.00 Annually (Actual) MPS

Teacher of Science (maternity cover) job summary

Teacher of Science (maternity cover) 

Job start date:February 2023 

Closing date date/time:Monday 2 October 2023 at 9.00am 

Interviews to be held:Week commencing Monday 9 October 2023 at 9.00am 

Salary: MPS £28,000-£38,810 

Location: Ormiston Forge Academy, Wrights Lane, Cradley Heath B64 6QU (Sandwell) 

Contract type: Full Time  

Contract term: Maternity Cover  

We are looking to appoint an outstanding, creative and inspirational Teacher of Science to contribute fully to the future development of our expanding science faculty at the academy. You will have the ability to teach the sciences to Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. 

If you are able to motivate all students to achieve or exceed their target grades, if you are passionate about science, have an interest in being at the cutting edge and are driven to ensure students receive the best possible experience, then this job is for you.  

You will be joining an excellent science faculty that has a relentless focus on raising achievement.  

The ideal candidate must have the following: 

  • Qualified Teacher Status (ability to teach to Key Stage 3 and Key stage 4) 

  • Previous experience working as a science teacher 

  • Be versatile to take on a range of activities 

  • Have the ability to work within a larger team 

  • Have high expectations of all learners 

  • Ability to teach out of subject if required 


The successful candidate will: 

  • Raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students; 

  • Have a commitment to inclusion; 

  • Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department; 

  • Have drive, enthusiasm, resilience, warmth and humour. 

  • Have opportunities to contribute to the wider life and ethos of the Academy 

  • Already possess QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) 

We can offer you: 

  • The opportunity to join a supportive staff and work with well-motivated students; 

  • An innovative curriculum; 

  • The opportunity to join an aspiring academy with exciting plans for the future; 

  • A data rich environment focused on raising standards. 

Our young people deserve nothing less than the best, so if you can be the best then we would like to hear from YOU! 

For an informal discussion or to arrange a tour of the academy please contact Philip Loveday, Vice Principal, on 01384 566598 or email: philip.loveday@oatforge.co.uk 

How to apply: 

Visit us online at www.oatcareers.co.uk where you can find further information and details on how to apply. Please note that CVs are not accepted. 


Ormiston Forge is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  

Suitability checks will be undertaken including identity, Right To Work, qualifications, Prohibition check, two references and enhanced DBS check including Children’s Barred List. 

Compulsory Declaration of any Convictions, Cautions or Reprimands, Warnings or Bind-overs. It is the academy’s policy to require all applicants for employment to disclose any previous ‘unspent’ criminal convictions and any cautions which have not expired, or any pending prosecutions. In addition, the job you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (exceptions order 1975) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013) and are not subject to disclosure to employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account. Guidance on the filtering of “protected” cautions and convictions which do not need to be disclosed by a job applicant can be found on theDisclosure and Barring Service website.  

Our Privacy Notice is available on our website. 

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About Ormiston Forge Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1640 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Secondary Academy with Sixth Form provision. Part of Ormiston Academies Trust

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