Teacher of Science, Didcot, Oxfordshire

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Aureus SchoolDidcot, Oxfordshire

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Start date: Flexible
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £24,373 - £35,971(MPR)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Aureus School are looking to appoint an innovative and creative Science teacher to join their team. 

Your opportunity

We are looking to expand our team and are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic full time or part time Teacher of Science to join us as soon as possible.  We welcome applications from Chemistry, Biology or Physics specialisms. 

As a purpose built school, Aureus has brand new biology, chemistry and physics labs using the latest equipment and SMART TV boards in every classroom and lab enabling teachers to bring learning to life and engage our learners. With excellent wireless coverage throughout the school, we run a Windows 10 environment, using core applications MS Office 2016 and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Lesson planning and delivery is done with ease using the Google Drive and all staff and students are provided with Office 365 professional accounts as a platform for collaboration, sharing and out of school access. We welcome applications from professional sat any point in their teaching career, as well as NQT’s. 

About Aureus School

Aureus School is a state of the art comprehensive 11-16 school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017 with our first cohort of Year 7 students. We are excited to collaborate with local stakeholders to shape our offer as a STEAM specialist mixed school to create choice for the wider community in southern Oxfordshire. 

Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish’. Our motto is to ‘Nurture Hearts and Minds’ will inspire our students, our staff, our parents and our community partners as we work together to serve the local community. Our core values will underpin all of our decisions: Diversity, Equality, Wellbeing, Responsibility, Respect, Kindness, Love, Empathy, Courage, Confidence, Integrity and Resilience. Our holistic approach at Aureus includes values-led leadership, and values-based education.

What we are looking for

● A good understanding of the curriculum

● The ability to create new and exciting resources to challenge and inspire our students

● Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour

● Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

● Be a confident and clear communicator with parents

● A commitment to raise the achievement of all students of all abilities

● A successful track record of improving performance outcomes 

Why work at Aureus School 

Our vision for Aureus extends beyond the classroom and the curriculum, to the culture and ethos that will be at the heart of our school’s learning environment. Our commitment to you: 

• Dedicated and passionate staff

• Inclusive learning environment

• Dynamic teaching and learning

• Creative curriculum and resources

• Outstanding leadership at all levels

• Thriving students who are healthy and happy

Thrive in a career at GLF Schools

GLF Schools is a dynamic, forward thinking and rapidly expanding Academy Trust with many career opportunities for new and existing staff. 

Each school in our Trust has its own individual identity, while benefiting from the expertise that comes from dedicated and experienced regional and Trust teams. Our schools serve to meet the needs of its own local community yet all are united in their core purpose of providing an outstanding educational experience. 

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer which allows our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish. Our offer includes:

● Continuous Professional Development

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Flexible Working

● Staff Wellbeing

● Career Pathways and Talent Management

● Staff Benefits

● Community and Collaboration

● Valued Worker Scheme

The Details

Salary- MPR

Closing date for applications – 24th February 2020

Interview date – 26th February 2020. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to deliver a lesson, undertake a panel interview and complete a short written assessment relevant to the role.

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

Contact

For more information about Aureus School or the role please email z.dewar@aureusschool.org. 



More about Aureus School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Part of GLF Schools, Candytuft Way, Harwell, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 6FF, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1235 313713
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Welcome to Aureus School, a mixed gender comprehensive 11-16 school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017. We have state of the art facilities and collaborate with local stakeholders to shape our offer as a STEAM specialist...