Teacher of Science, Manchester

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MEA CentralManchester

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Start date: Easter or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

MEA Central, an Altius Trust school, opened with 210 Year 7 students on September 2017 and now has three year groups and 630 students. Through high academic aspirations, an impressive culture and wide ranging extra-curricular opportunities, we develop students into articulate, active and respectful citizens, ready to go out and do good in the world. 

We are seeking to appoint two ambitious, enthusiastic and talented Teachers of Science who are able to obtain the best outcomes for our students. Teachers who are passionate about their subject and determined to impart knowledge, skills and understanding to all of our students, whilst exciting and engaging them in their learning.  The successful candidates will teach both KS3 and KS4. One role is for an Easter start and one role will be to start in September 2020.

The right candidates should:

  • know that teachers make the difference and that that teaching and learning is the ‘main thing.’ 
  • possess excellent communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults
  • motivate and inspire students and colleagues to achieve exceptional outcomes

We welcome applications from experienced teachers or teachers new to the profession.  An NQT/teacher will receive the excellent support of our internal Academy CPD programme. You will join a very positive, willing and committed team who will challenge and support you.

The Altius Trust is a multi-academy educational trust with an ongoing commitment to opening and running academies with a high level of achievement in the Manchester area. Our Trust Partners include some of the most successful and innovative companies in the UK, all of whom have a strong commitment to Manchester. Their involvement in the Trust underlines their comm, ment to developing the young people of the city, and their recognition that to recruit excellent leaders from local families they have to be committed to their development prior to them becoming employees.  

Our vision of a fantastic future for all our students is easy to understand but complex to achieve as the future evolves so rapidly around us. Our students have to adapt in order to build themselves a secure and resilient future. Our vision underpins all we do, and our starting point is excellent academic results.

As a Trust we are in an exciting period of growth and development and we are currently in the consultation phase to transfer into Prospere Learning Trust - who are fully aligned to our vision and core principles of a Fantastic Future for All. 

Please find attached the Job Description and further information is available below about our school and the Trust. Please apply through TES. Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage. 

Closing date for applications is 24 February 2020 and interviews will take place week commencing 24 February 2020. The role will be to start at Easter 2020.

Altius Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful appointments are subject to receiving satisfactory employment checks including references, evidence of having the right to live and work in the UK and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

More about MEA Central
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Lytham Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6PL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 499 2736
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