Teacher of Science, Wigston Road, Coventry

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Grace Academy CoventryWigston Road, Coventry

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale/UPS with a possible TLR available for the right candidate
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Science Coventry.

At Grace Academy Coventry, the Science Department deliver a carefully considered knowledge-led curriculum over five years to instil scientific understanding above and beyond the requirements of the GCSE specification. All pupils will experience lessons with a high level of challenge, supported by expert teaching staff who have the unfaltering belief that all pupils can attain and achieve. Frequent low-stakes quizzing will support pupils with committing knowledge to their long-term memories, and pupils will develop into enthusiastic learners as they successfully acquire a wealth of knowledge that increases their understanding and appreciation of the world around them.  

Our Academy is on a rapid journey of improvement towards outstanding. As a result of these changes we are looking for a talented, dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Science, to teach across the ability range up to KS5 level

Grace Academy's ethos is one of success, built on inclusion, care and support for all its learners. Our core values of Grace, Integrity, Respect, Potential and Excellence permeate everything we do and all our interactions with students, staff and the wider community. At the Academy we put learning and learners first in every aspect of school life. Our core purpose means that we ensure that every learning opportunity is tailored for, and responsive to, the needs of all our students. 

The Science Department:

The Science Department is a close-knit and enthusiastic team at an exciting stage of development.  The Department is currently going through the process of embedding evidence based teaching and learning methods to improve the provisions for all pupils. The Department benefits from a number of strong and highly motivated teachers with a passion for delivering the Science curriculum. Currently, the Academy offers all three of the main Science specialisms (Biology, Chemistry and Physics) up to A level.

What we offer you:

The Academy puts wellbeing and development at the heart of its work and we work hard to look after our pool of talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively. Regular CPD sessions are built into our directed time to ensure that all our staff are able to develop their strengths in their current role as well as to prepare for the next steps in their career.

The Academy has outstanding facilities and is a spacious, welcoming workplace. We have a modern, well equipped gym that is free to use for staff. There are many ICT suites with up to date facilities available for all teachers to use and every classroom is equipped with a smart board. Every teacher is issued with a laptop for their own use.   Our students are pleasant, motivated and have high aspirations for their future. They welcome staff who challenge and support them in their learning and are keen to progress and build positive futures for themselves.

About you:

You will be a skillful practitioner with deep knowledge in your subject area and the drive and ability to instill this knowledge in the pupils in your care. You will be a positive, forward-looking individual with the energy to enthuse our students and inspire them to achieve. You will actively contribute to the departmental vision of “Creating subject experts via a carefully sequenced knowledge-led curriculum that enables every child to achieve the best possible outcomes to support their future ambition”.  For more information: For more details about the Academy please browse our website at: http://coventry.graceacademy.org.uk/ You are encouraged to visit the Academy and see our values in action. It will give you the opportunity to see our outstanding facilities. If you would like to visit the Academy or for a confidential discussion about this role please contact Nicole Chapman PA to Principal on 02476589000 or nicolechapman@graceacademy.org.uk. 

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More about Grace Academy Coventry
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Wigston Road, Coventry, CV2 2RH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 247 6589000
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