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Teacher of Science

Kirk Balk AcademyBarnsley

Can you contribute to our Outstanding journey?

We are excited to be offer a career defining opportunity for an exceptional teacher to join the incredibly strong Science team in our superb academy on a fixed term basis as a Teacher of Science.

We are looking for a Science teacher with personality, someone who is committed to supporting students to achieve their potential and can embody our trust vision of ‘Outcomes Focussed, Child Centred’. Our teachers are conscientious, passionate about their subject and have a real love for learning. Above all, we are looking to appoint a team player to contribute to a high performing and well-established department.

The Science department at Kirk Balk boasts nine fully equipped laboratories and one prep room. Students benefit from being able to carry out practicals using a vast array of equipment, delivered by subject specialists and expertly supported by a technician. Our 5 year spiral curriculum follows the AQA big ideas, with standardised lessons written by teachers across the trust. This model allows for the sequencing and interleaving of key themes to enable students to make good progress. Students at Kirk Balk study either GCSE trilogy or triple Science as part of the Guided Pathways process at the end of the Year 9. In recent years, outcomes in Science has significantly improved and we are in a strong position to build upon this for the future.

The successful candidate, will benefit from a fantastic chance to work with a dedicated and passionate staffing body, both in and out of the Maths department. You will receive daily support from the senior leadership team and will have the opportunity to deliver lessons across Key Stage 3 and 4. They will also benefit from a shared common curriculum across the Trust, as well as an ethos of allowing ‘teachers to teach’. This is a career defining opportunity to join a rapidly expanding academy which is rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Being a part of Northern Education Trust will offer you a fantastic opportunity to develop yourself in an ambitious and thriving team. You will have a strong influence on student outcomes across our family of schools where we actively encourage collaboration and the sharing of best practice. We believe that by developing a love of learning and having the highest standards, all children and young people can flourish. You will also be provided with outstanding professional and career development opportunities in an academy where exceptional teaching and learning is an expectation and where CPD is supported by the Northern Education Trust Staff College.

If you are enthusiastic and highly motivated, committed to improving the life chances of young people, and believe that you could contribute to our Maths department, we would like to hear from you.

Northern Education Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

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