Subject Teacher for Science (with a specialism in Chemistry or Physics), DE73 5UB

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Chellaston AcademyDE73 5UB

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you have a passion for teaching that instils learning in your students?  

Can you inspire the next generation with the opportunity to teach up to and including A Level Chemistry or Physics?  

Can you set high standards by delivering 'Outstanding lessons'?  

Then working at Chellaston Academy, where we pride ourselves on high academic achievement, where personal qualities are valued highly and where the atmosphere is friendly and purposeful, might be for you.  

We are on the move to 'Outstanding' and are looking for forward thinking, emotionally intelligent and innovative teachers to join a supportive team that is committed to improving the life chances of young people.  

About the role: You will be responsible for securing the best possible outcomes for our students who study Science. We expect all our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation; this will be your focus.  

It is essential that the successful applicant has a specialism in Chemistry or Physics.  

Please see the Job Description for further information.  

Chellaston Academy's Key Stage 4 Results for 2017 are as follows:  

Progress 8 Score = (awaiting official release); Attainment 8 Score = 53.32 

Percentage of students achieving a standard pass (grade 4 or above) in English and Mathematics = 80%  

Percentage of students achieving the English Baccalaureate = 27.8%  

Chellaston Academy’s A-Level Results for 2017 are as follows: 

A* - B = 56%, A*- C = 82.3% and A* - E = 99.8% 

Quotes from our Ofsted Report - November 2014 

"Progress in English and mathematics is consistently strong. In both subjects, a very large majority of the students, including the most able, make more than expected progress".  

"Students’ attitudes in lessons and conduct around the academy are usually exemplary. They report that they feel safe at all times".  

"Leaders, including governors, communicate a strong, sound ethos and high ambition for all academy members".  

"Leaders and managers, including governors, have worked successfully to develop effective strategies to improve both teaching and the outcomes of students, especially disadvantaged students".  

Come and visit Chellaston Academy and meet both students and staff who make the Academy one of the best schools in the City.  

If you wish to visit the Academy to meet the Headteacher prior to making an application, please contact Carly Brown, Headteacher's PA on 01332 706805 or email:  

Further details about our school can be found on:  Closing date: Sunday 15th October 2017.  Interviews will be held week commencing 16th October.  

Chellaston Academy is committed to safeguarding children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including an enhanced DBS disclosure and other standard pre-employment safeguarding checks.

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More about Chellaston Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Swarkestone Road, Chellaston, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 5UB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332 702502
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I feel privileged, having been appointed in September 2015, to be only the third Headteacher of this Academy since it opened in 1977. The ongoing continuity that this provides has given the Academy a distinctive and strong ethos in which we expect al...