TEACHER OF BIOLOGY
NQTs are welcome to apply
Required 1ST September 2017
The de Ferrers Academy has gained a reputation for high levels of academic achievement, demonstrated by the fact that the 2016 results at GCSE and A-level are the best on record. We have a positive ethos and excellent staff/student relationships, we value our staff and are committed to their personal and professional development. In recent years, the Academy has developed a national reputation for innovation and success in Learning technologies and ICT. The Academy is an Apple Regional Training Centre, with 1:1 use of iPads for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students.
The Faculty is very well resourced and prides itself on a strong record of success based on a team of committed staff with a passion for teaching and learning (65% Science 2A*-C in 2016). Science A-Level features very strongly in our Sixth Form with nearly 48% of students gaining A* -B grades in Science A2 subjects. We are looking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic individual to continue to raise levels of achievement within this subject.
All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the Academy, to tour and meet with members of the faculty, and meet with our students. We are situated on the rural outskirts of Burton upon Trent, within easy access of Birmingham, Nottingham and Derby. As the academy of choice for the local area, you will feel part of a supported community and, most importantly, a warm and friendly environment in which to educate our young people. We offer an employee reward package which includes car leasing discounts and our own independent travel consultant.
This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate. If you wish to join this dynamic Academy, we look forward to hearing from you. A full job description and application details can be accessed via the Academy’s website, or alternatively please contact Samantha Lawless on 01283 247700. Please note completed applications should be received by 9:00 am on the closing date.
Closing date: Tuesday 20th June 2017
Interview date: Monday 26th June 2017
This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.