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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Please note that applications will be reviewed as received and should a suitable candidate be identified, we may close the vacancy early. Therefore, early application is encouraged.

Interview Date: to be arranged

Vacancy Details

The Science faculty is a charismatic and driven group of individuals who have developed upon the Kangaroo Science Scheme of Learning in order to provide an enriching, seamless curriculum from Year 7 through to Year 13. The Science Department has recently moved into a new purpose-built building with state-of-the-art facilities, including airy classrooms and modern interactive monitors. The recently appointed Head of Faculty is committed to leading the department to improve exam results and raise student aspirations. Our wonderful staff team work tirelessly to ensure that our students are ambitious and motivated to succeed; we are looking for an inspirational teacher with a similar mindset to join us.

Melksham Oak Community School is a large, thriving 11-18 secondary school where students of all abilities, aptitudes and social backgrounds are nurtured, encouraged and challenged to achieve their best. We recently welcomed Ofsted inspectors to the school and have been rated good in all areas.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teacher of Science, to join this successful and forward-looking faculty. A comprehensive programme of support and training will be made available to the successful applicant and any ECT appointed will be supported with a reduced timetable, a mentor and a strong commitment to their professional development. If you are looking to continue your teaching career in a rewarding role within our school, then we want to hear from you. Come and join us on this exciting journey to help every child in our school reach their potential.

All About You

Do you have what it takes to join us? The Teacher we would like to join us will be:

  • A proactive team-player, committed to collaborative working and school improvement.
  • An inspirational, creative and self-motivated practitioner with a passion for teaching and learning.
  • Committed to their own professional development journey.
  • Skilled in planning and delivering exciting and engaging lessons.

What the school offers its staff

Why Work for us?

We think you will love working with us and here are some of the reasons why:

  • We are a welcoming and supportive school with strong values and a caring ethos.
  • Our staff are a hardworking team dedicated to helping children succeed.
  • Our children are engaged and eager to learn.
  • We have a supportive leadership team and wider school community.
  • As part of The White Horse Federation multi-academy trust, we benefit from their support, encouragement, shared resources and outstanding CPD opportunities.

Why not come and see for yourself? We would love to welcome you to our school and show you around so that you can better understand our school environment. Please get in touch with the school office to arrange a visit if you wish.

The White Horse Federation is a large Multi-Academy Trust in South West and South East England, committed to providing the very best education for our students. We believe in empowering our staff to be the very best they can be, and that is why you will find a wide range of professional development opportunities available to you when you join us.

Benefits:

We believe in valuing our staff, and one of the ways we can do that is by offering a range of benefits to our staff:

  • Car Purchase Scheme
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent Pension Scheme

Ready to Apply?

We hope we have done enough to give you a flavour of what it is like to work here. If you would like come and join us, then please apply today – we are looking forward to hearing from you.

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.

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About Melksham Oak Community School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1282 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01225 792700

Arranging a visit to Melksham Oak Community School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email query@melkshamoak.wilts.sch.uk.

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