Teacher of Science with a specialism of physics, chemistry or biology considered Shuttleworth College, Burnley, Lancashire

Job description

Teacher of Science
with a specialism of physics, chemistry or biology considered
Salary negotiable dependent on experience
Potential for R & R allowance
Start date w.e.f. September 2020
(11-16 NOR 991)

Can you help our students to think big? Would you like to help them chase their dreams? Could you support and work with others so that we can succeed together?
If so we’d love to hear from you!
Celebrating outstanding summer results yet again with positive progress 8 and a great performance with grades 7-9 an exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, motivated and committed individual to join the college’s dynamic Science department.
At Shuttleworth College our students are at the centre of everything we do. Our driving purpose is to make sure that they enjoy their time at school with us and achieve their very best. Science is absolutely essential to this aim and as such we wish to appoint a qualified Science teacher who will inspire, motivate and engage our young people.
The successful candidate will be a Science specialist with a specialism of physics, chemistry or biology and a passion for the subject and an eagerness to inspire our students to reach their full potential. Applications from NQTs would be most welcome, as the school provides a very supportive induction programme. You will have the ability to consistently deliver captivating and inspiring lessons, engaging students through an outstanding, rewarding learning experience. In return you will receive excellent guidance from an experienced and outstanding curriculum leader and you will be actively supported to develop your knowledge and your career. A willingness to engage in wider school projects and contribute to the extracurricular life of the school is essential.
Shuttleworth College is a rapidly improving 11-16 College in Burnley located within easy reach of the M65 and is easily accessible from many parts of Lancashire and Manchester. The college is on a very exciting journey and the improvements in the college have recently been acknowledged by OFSTED grading both behaviour and leadership as good, and acknowledging the fantastic work going on here. We warmly encourage you to visit and see this for yourself; visits can be arranged by contacting Eleanor Atkinson on 01282 682300.
With additional allowances available for the ideal candidate, there hasn’t been a better time to join our welcoming, attractive and well-resourced learning environment. Applications forms to eatkinson@shuttleworth.lancs.sch.uk
Closing date 9 a.m. Monday 24 February 2020 and Interview date w/c 24 February 2020.
Shuttleworth College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and the appointment will be conditional upon DBS enhanced clearance.

Essential educational requirements

Good degree in relevant subject area (at least 2.2)

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching across the age range 11-16
Ability to use relevant student data effectively to plan challenging and inspirational lessons.
Evidence of good or outstanding practice from observation feedback.
Ability to adapt or develop pedagogy for a range of abilities and learner styles.
Ability to use assessment effectively to move learning on.
Willingness to further develop self through relevant CPD.
Strong moral purpose, a desire to secure the best outcomes for students.
Good team player
Excellent written and verbal skills
Adaptability and resilience
Role model
Ability to relate well to students, parents and other stakeholders
Creative, problem solving with willingness to take on new approaches/ideas.

About Shuttleworth College

Burnley Road, Burnley, Lancashire, BB12 8ST
LA Maintained School
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