Science Teacher (Fixed Term- Maternity Cover) vacancy at Parkwood Academy

Closed
Salary: £25,714.00 - £36,961.00
Job Type: Full Time
Contact Name: National Recruitment Hub
Location: Sheffield
Closing Date: 06/06/2022 09:00
Email: Recruit@E-ACT.org.uk

Additional Information

Vacancy Type: Teacher
Interview Date: 13/06/2022
Start Date: 03/10/2022
Contracted Term: AYR - All year around
Contracted Hours: 32.50
Contracted Weeks: 52.00
Department: Teacher
Pay Grade: Main scale
Number of Vacancies: 1

Job Advert

We looking for an exceptional Teacher of Science to join the team here at Parkwood E-ACT Academy. There is a real buzz about our academy and the rate at which our pupils progress, but don’t just take our word for it!


The purpose of this role is to develop, plan and deliver effective and high quality learning experiences for all students, ensuring progression is central to all lesson plans and giving our students the confidence to think big for themselves as they progress through our academy.


As a qualified Teacher of Science you will:


  • Have high expectations of learners to ensure they achieve their full educational potential
  • Set challenging teaching and learning objectives which are relevant to all students in your classes
  • Select and prepare a range of resources that take in to account all students’ learning needs, languages and cultural backgrounds
  • Have knowledge of a range of approaches to assessment, including questioning, oral assessment and self-assessment and the importance of formative assessment.
  • Make effective use of a range of assessment monitoring and recording strategies to assess the learning needs of your students in order to set challenging learning objectives and plan for future teaching. 


For a full description of the role, see the job description and job specification.


Parkwood E-ACT Academy - Come join our team


We are a forward-thinking, ambitious 11-16 secondary academy in Sheffield. We support and challenge our students to achieve their full potential both in and out of the classroom. We know just how important it is to think big and to help break those glass ceilings faced by young people today. Together we can encourage our pupils to step out from their comfort zones, build self-esteem and broaden their horizons


Quite aside from the opportunity to work with pupils whose energy, creativity and enthusiasm never fail to inspire, our academy is:

 

  • Ofsted good/outstanding rated, recognised for helping pupils to progress from often low starting points. 
  • Committed to teacher development through E-ACT’s professional learning program in partnership with leading training providers such as Ambition School Leadership. 
  • Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme - we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider. 
  • A leader in the education sector for outstanding employee bene fits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working.

 

Part of the E-ACT family


We are an E-ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 18,000 pupils and 2,500 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

 

E-ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 28 academies across the length and breadth of England.

 

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country. We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve.

 

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector -leading work -life balance arrangements.


Our Trust offers:


  • Competitive local Government Pension Scheme
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Market leading Personal Development and Training plans to further your career
  • Access to Mental Health First Aid Programme
  • 24 hours access to Employee Assistance Programme

 

Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk

 

 Please read the supporting documentation carefully before completing and returning our application and equal opportunities form.

 

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

 

E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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Safeguarding Information

E-ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.


​​​​​​​E-ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Qualifications

Qualification Title Grade
Qualified Teacher Status
Essential
5 GCSEs including Maths and English (grade 4-9) or equivalent
Essential
Degree or equivalent qualification
Essential
Degree in a relevant subject
Desirable

Skills

Personal Attributes
Proactive and positive outlook
Essential
Ability to work collaboratively and lead a team
Essential
Relevant Skills
Effective classroom management
Essential
Ability to demonstrate, role model and inspire a passion for Science
Essential
Ability to use ICT and other specialist equipment and resources
Essential
Ability to prioritise workload effectively to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Essential
Relevant Experience
Proven success in improving student outcomes
Essential
Ability to teach ‘good or outstanding’ lessons
Essential
Experience/Knowledge
Experience of working within a Science department
Desirable
Knowledge of and/or ability to use technology to support student learning
Desirable
Good knowledge of up to date techniques, materials and equipment relevant to provision of the National Curriculum
Essential
Abilities, Skills and Knowledge
Ability to support staff and students in maintaining high standards
Essential
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