Teacher of Science

The Taunton Academy, Taunton, Somerset, TA2 7QP

This job expired on 31 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    31 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2022

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£25,714 per annum - £41,604 per annum (M1 - UPS3)

Teacher of Science job summary

The Taunton Academy, part of the Richard Huish Trust, is looking to appoint a committed, caring and inspirational professional to fill the role of Teacher of Science from September 2022. We are seeking an outstanding candidate with a passion for science and the ability to motivate and enthuse students, deepening their knowledge and understanding. In addition to this, the successful teacher will manage behaviour effectively to create a safe, respectful and nurturing environment so that students can focus on learning.

The academy is on journey of improvement and has a strong staff team in place to ensure every child is enabled to fulfil their potential. We have excellent pastoral support and our students report that they feel very happy and safe at the school. We are proud of our students. The relationships between staff and students are strong. Community engagement is also an important feature; a recent poll showed a high degree of parental satisfaction.

If you want to work in an inspiring, fully inclusive environment with students who want to succeed and friendly, supportive staff, then we want to hear from you! You will join a passionate and dedicated team, praised for their strong leadership, and a Trust who is committed to providing professional development and opportunities for all colleagues.

The Taunton Academy is an 11-16 academy in the north of Taunton. With modern, impressive facilities, the academy currently caters for approximately 830 students, with an increasing roll anticipated to see numbers rise to in the region of 1200 over the next few years. Taunton is Somerset’s county town and has easy access to the M5. Somerset is a lovely place to live with the stunning Somerset Levels, Quantock Hills and Blackdowns on your doorstep.

For more information about the Taunton Academy, please visit our website www.thetauntonacademy.com. If you would like to discuss the role in more detail please email Mr John Eddy (Head Teacher) by emailing jeddy@thetauntonacademy.com or call 01823 348200.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date: 8am on Monday 23rd May 2022

The Trust reserves the right to appoint or withdraw this advert before the deadline, if necessary.

The Richard Huish Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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About The Taunton Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
782 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01823 348200

The Taunton Academy, part of the Richard Huish Trust, is looking to appoint a committed, caring and inspirational professional to fill the role of Teacher of Science from September 2022.

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