Science Teacher, Stafford

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The Weston Road AcademyStafford

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Are you an energetic, enthusiastic and inspiring classroom  practitioner with a real passion for Science?    

We can offer you:  

  • A stimulating working environment with a platform to share your ideas
  • A fully resourced KS3 and 9-1 GCSE scheme of learning with on-line pupil and teacher subscription 
  • Career development opportunities 
  • A supportive and dedicated team of colleagues 
  • Enthusiastic and well behaved pupils
  • Opportunity to teach A Level if suitably qualified

Due to increasing pupil numbers we are seeking two outstanding Science specialists, preferably Chemistry or Physics Teachers with excellent subject knowledge to teach inspirational lessons and to use their drive, passion and teaching dynamic to make a significant contribution to our growing Science Department.  Applications are welcomed from experienced teachers or ambitious NQT’s. 

Who we are: 

The Weston Road Academy is a friendly, harmonious, progressive, over-subscribed 11-18 Academy, located on the edge of an attractive county town. The Academy has an outstanding reputation for pastoral care and is extremely proud of the GCSE results, demonstrating the hard work and achievement of the pupils and teaching staff. We are celebrating 100% pass rate across the academy, with 74% of pupils achieving grade 9-4 in English and 78% in Maths in 2017. Ofsted judged the Academy Good with Outstanding pupil behaviour, commenting that pupils “show great enthusiasm for their learning and are keen to do well.”  Pupils’ attitudes to science are extremely positive, and investigations are prominent in their learning.   

About our Science Department: 

Our rapidly improving Science Department is well accommodated and resourced. There is excellent teamwork and resource sharing and, in return for your overwhelming desire for excellence and career ambition, we offer outstanding professional development and a stimulating working environment. The department also offer pupils a range of extra-curricular opportunities which include science and engineering weeks and links with partner primaries.  

Please see our website for further details  

Closing date:    9am Monday 29th January 2018  

Completed applications should be returned to  

We are strongly committed to promoting and safeguarding pupil welfare and expect all staff to share his commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

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More about The Weston Road Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Blackheath Lane, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0YG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1785 356 700
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