Teacher of Science, Stowmarket, Suffolk

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Olive AP Academy - SuffolkStowmarket, Suffolk

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We’re looking for a science teacher who is passionate about supporting young people who have faced multiple barriers to learning. Our ideal candidate would be an experienced science teacher who wants to develop their practice and experience more dynamic ways of engaging children in learning. 

This is an opportunity for an experienced teacher to join our multi-academy trust which specialises in alternative provision. We believe that working with excluded children and young people is immensely rewarding. We can offer a place of work where staff and colleagues share a determination to improve the outcomes for excluded and vulnerable children.  

We are looking for a teacher who will:

- demonstrate the highest quality of teaching, learning and assessment 

- inspire our students and share a genuine passion for learning 

- develop and deliver a dynamic science curriculum which will engage all our students

- be committed to tackling disadvantage and improving every student’s wellbeing and life chances. 

Olive AP Academy – Suffolk is based in Stowmarket. Our alternative provision academy supports pupils aged between 7 and 16.  The academy has up to 92 pupils on roll at any time and offers support to pupils in Key Stages 2-4 with complex or medical needs and those who have been permanently excluded from school.  

The academy offers students an inspiring curriculum with high quality newly refurbished classrooms, a sports hall, art and design technology room, science laboratory, construction room, motor mechanics workshops, orchard and garden.  

Our academy always welcomes visits from potential applicants. Come and see our fantastic facilities and meet our academy community. Please get in touch with Helen Everard, Business Manager (helen.everard@oliveacademies.org.uk) T: 01449 613 931 if you would like to arrange a visit or need any further information.

We are able to offer flexible working conditions for the right candidate. Full time and part time applications for the post are welcomed. At Olive Academies we offer all our staff:

o a close and supportive team in a working environment where your wellbeing is a priority

o access to the OA employees’ wellbeing benefits package (including Perkbox, MyGym, CycleScheme, Employee Assistance Programme and more)

o high quality CPD, strong links to mainstream schools and opportunities for career progression

o an organisation which is values driven and has children at the centre of everything we do

o the freedom to be innovative without the constraints of a mainstream curriculum.

Job title:  Teacher (Science)

Salary:  MPS/UPS 

Hours:  Full time or part time

Contract:  Permanent

Start date:  January 2020 or sooner if possible

Location:  Olive AP Academy – Suffolk, Stowmarket

Reports to:   Deputy Headteacher

Please email your completed Olive Academies application form to: helen.everard@oliveacademies.org.uk

Closing date for receipt of applications: 16th October 2019 (9am)

Interviews to be held at Olive AP Academy – Suffolk in Stowmarket week beginning 18th October 2019.



More about Olive AP Academy - Suffolk
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Type: Alternative Provision
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 16 years
Address: Chilton Way, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 1SZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1449 613931