Teacher of Science (Physics or Chemistry Specialist Preferable), London

Closing date:

Westminster AcademyLondon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS - UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Now is an exciting time to join our dedicated staff body. As a member of staff at a fast-paced, forward-thinking organisation, you will genuinely be changing lives. You will have the opportunity to shape the future of the Academy while working alongside an exceptionally talented group of teachers and leaders. If you can offer an absolute focus on raising educational standards coupled with an infectious passion for learning and success, then Westminster Academy would like to hear from you.

We have a deep and genuine commitment to provide an education that is unsurpassed anywhere in the world. At Westminster Academy, we believe that ‘Education is Success’. By providing all our students with a world-class education, we prepare them to be competitive on the international stage. We have huge ambition and aspiration for each and every student, and our commitment to their success is combined with excellent pastoral support to make sure that students feel safe, secure and successful at all times. We enable our students to discover genuine interests that extend beyond the classroom and to express themselves by encouraging a broad understanding of the world, a social conscience and a considerate approach to other people.

At Westminster Academy, students develop a passion for learning and a capacity for independent thinking. We have a strong record of academic success which is reflected in our outstanding GCSE and IB results. Both achievement and progress are well above the national average. Students also excel in sports and expressive arts and develop as well-rounded and confident global citizens. We offer a wide-ranging academic and vocational curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme and Career-related Programme in our Sixth Form.

True to the aims of our sponsors, we encourage intellectual curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit and we foster a real sense of communal endeavour. We are an inclusive, positive, stimulating and demanding open-minded community. We are always keen to hear from outstanding teachers and leaders who share our high expectations and deep moral purpose.

We are looking for an outstanding, organised and innovative teacher to join and lead a dedicated and successful Science department. NQTs are very welcome to apply as the Academy have a superb system of support to offer. The department achieves outstanding results, and in 2015 and 2016 it was ranked in the top percentile in terms of value added nationally. The Science department prides itself on its unique partnerships with Imperial College London and The Royal Society of Medicine which provide exciting opportunities for our students to enrich their learning. At KS3, the Academy is developing the use of technology in the classroom through using Chromebooks. Our KS4 cohorts have benefitted from our forward-thinking and collaborative approach towards adapting to the new GCSE curriculum which has been recognised by exam boards. At KS5, the Academy is proud to be an IB school. We offer IB Biology, Chemistry, Physics and ESS as part of the IB Diploma Programme, while we also offer BTEC Applied Science as part of the IB Career-related Programme.

What we offer:

  • an innovative educational concept;
  • an excellent programme of continuing professional development; 
  • the opportunity to develop personally and professionally; 
  • the chance to shape the future of the subject;
  • a real commitment to staff wellbeing including offering access to the local gym, Perkbox, and weekly fitness sessions

For further details and an application form, please visit: www.westminsteracademy.org.uk 

Email: recruitment@westminsteracademy.org.uk

Closing date: 17 April 2018

We are committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. We expect all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Sir Naim Dangoor Centre, 255 Harrow Road, London, W2 5EZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7121 0600
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