Teacher of Science

Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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Job details

Job role Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject Science
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time
Salary MPS/UPS (£24,373 to £40,490)

Job summary

Key purpose of the job

To teach pupils in allocated classes in order to ensure that their learning is of the highest quality.

Responsibilities of a classroom teacher

Teach pupils within allocated classes, enhancing their learning and providing the opportunity for achievement for all pupils
Planning and preparing tasks which challenge pupils and ensure high levels of interest during lessons
Monitor the academic progress of pupils within allocated classes and implement appropriate strategies to address underachievement
To assess, record and report on the progress and attainment of all pupils within allocated classes
To register the attendance of pupils in class
To set appropriate homework
To mark pupil’s work and give appropriate and constructive feedback
To research new topic areas, maintain up-to-date subject knowledge, and devise and write new curriculum materials
Manage pupil behaviour in the classroom and on school premises, and apply appropriate and effective measures in cases of misbehaviour
Communicate with parents and carers over pupils' progress and participate in departmental meetings, parents' evenings and whole school training events
Undergo regular observations and participate in regular in-service training (INSET) as part of continuing professional development (CPD)
Undertake critical self-evaluation and then participate in continuous professional development designed to enhance the quality of teaching or other working practices.
Responsibilities of a form tutor

To address any issues concerned with the wellbeing, personal development and academic progress of pupils within the tutor group
To check uniform and general appearance on a daily basis
To monitor the behaviour of pupils in the tutor group.
Performance Management responsibilities

All members of staff are required to participate fully in the school’s performance management system.
Other professional requirements

Have a working knowledge of teachers’ professional duties and legal liabilities
Operate at all times within the stated policies and practices of the school
Establish effective working relationships and set a good example through their presentation and personal and professional conduct
Contribute to the corporate life of the school through effective participation in meetings and management systems necessary to coordinate the management of the school.

Employee benefits

Westfield Health, Pension and CPD

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Secondary
School size 547 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology website (opens in a new window)
Contact email AMaher@novaeducationtrust.net

About Nottingham University Academy of Science and Technology

NUAST is a new, specialist academy based in Nottingham offering the very best educational opportunities for anyone with a passion for science, computing or engineering between the ages of 11 and 19. With specialist teachers, specialist facilities and the unique opportunity to work with the University of Nottingham and industry partners at KS4 and KS5, NUAST is the right choice for any aspiring scientist, engineer or information technologists.

NUAST opened in September 2014 and is housed in a purpose-built, state-of-the-art building near the QMC. We accept applications from Year 6, Year 9 and Year 11 students for September entry.

To find out what NUAST can offer you, explore our website, get in touch or visit one of our Open Evenings.

School location

93 Abbey Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 2PL