Teacher of Science

Paddington Academy, London

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Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £30,000 to £50,000

Job description

We are a high performing school and have a relentless focus on high standards in all that we do. We work together to dismantle any barriers to learning and achievement and have a total belief that every student can be successful regardless of their starting point.

We ensure that our classrooms are disruption-free so our teachers can focus on the main thing – teaching and learning. We have a strict discipline policy, and the senior team run daily centralised detentions so that consequences are immediate and teacher time is protected.

Paddington Academy is a mixed Academy for 1,200 students aged 11-18. The Academy was judged to be outstanding by OFSTED in 2011 and was described by the Education Minister as a ‘jewel in the crown of state education’.

Our thriving and oversubscribed Academy also has a large Sixth Form with over 300 students and we have consistently been in the top 10 schools for student progress for the last six years.

As a key member of the Science department you will contribute to the provision of high quality teaching and learning across the Academy which will enthuse and motivate students and bring out the best in them.

For the right candidate with the desired qualifications and experience, there is an opportunity for a leadership position.

Essential educational requirements

Degree

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

Science degree

The ideal candidate will:

Be an outstanding and inspirational Teacher of Science
Be committed to continually improving their teaching and learning;
Be committed to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses;
Have the belief that every student can be successful;
Have the desire to make a real difference to the lives of our students.

Employee benefits

CPD, TLR
We invest in the long term career aspirations of our staff. We offer a well-established and successful pathway to educational leadership for teachers who aspire to lead in education
Staff well-being is important to us and we believe in cherishing our staff. A benefit of belonging to United Learning is access to a comprehensive rewards and benefits package.

Paddington Academy is part of United Learning, one of the leading school groups in the country. We are also the lead school for United Teaching National SCITT. This enables us to offer you unrivalled career development opportunities and support.

School overview

School type Academy, Christian
Education phase Secondary
School size 1216 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Paddington Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email alina.alecu@paddington-academy.org

About Paddington Academy

Paddington Academy ensures that every student is well-educated, has the opportunity to attend university, and is able to lead a happy and fulfilled life. Paddington Academy shares the objective of bringing out 'the best in everyone', enabling each student to become a balanced, happy and articulate person with the intellectual freedom to be creative; confidence to initiate; flexibility to respond to challenge, change and adversity; compassion to serve others; spirit to enjoy life; integrity to be trustworthy; and motivation to have a lifelong love of learning.

School location

50 Marylands Road, London, W9 2DR