Teacher of Science, Nottinghamshire

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George Spencer AcademyNottinghamshire
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Start date: September 2018 ( or sooner)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Spencer Academies Trust is a medium sized Trust which exists to make sure that every child, regardless of background, has access to an outstanding education and real choices in life. Our successful track record of providing high quality teaching and learning ensures improved outcomes for children and young people. Our mission statement for the Trust reflects our vision and aim for all Trust schools. Our highly-successful network of 12 schools (5 Secondary and 7 Primary) educates students across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Nottingham City, Derby City and Leicestershire:

To improve the life chances of children and young people by raising aspirations and fulfilling potential, challenging and supporting all the schools within the Trust on their journey to and beyond outstanding and to achieve this by developing world-class leaders.

George Spencer Academy

We are extremely lucky to come to this school. We feel like we’ve won the golden ticket” (student quote Outstanding Ofsted May 2015)

Teacher of Science

Full time permanent

with possibility of temporary TLR (£2667) responsibility for suitable candidate

September 2018 or sooner 

The Science faculty at George Spencer Academy provides an outstanding scientific education for its students overall, which is recognised by its designation as a Lead School for Science under Teaching School status. We require a highly motivated and capable Teacher of Science to be able to teach across the ability range and up to ‘A’ Level, for a September 2018( or sooner) start. This post is open to newly/recently qualified and experienced teachers. The successful person will be joining a thriving Science team who deliver a comprehensive curriculum ensuring students enjoy and achieve. Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff and have demonstrable evidence of driving teaching and learning. 

This is a permanent position however, the TLR responsibility on offer is temporary whilst the current holder is on maternity leave with the possibility that this could become permanent. 

We are a friendly, successful and ambitious school where: 

  • standards are consistently high 
  • students and staff enjoy learning in a disciplined environment 
  • good behaviour and respect is the norm 
  • a culture of excellence and innovation prevails 
  • change is embraced for continuous improvement 

We offer outstanding career, training and R & D opportunities as a Teaching School licensed for Leadership Development programmes, SCITT provider, National Maths Hub, National Support, Advanced Consultant and Challenge Partner School which learns from international benchmarking and links. Accolades include International schools, Investors in People, Artsmark, ECO, Healthy Schools Awards, ICT mark and a Lead School in the Network of Computer Science Teaching Excellence

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact Neil Baker on nbaker@george-spencer.notts.sch.uk

please see our website http://www.george-spencer.notts.sch.uk/ 

and for more information about Spencer Academies Trust http://satrust.com/

Applications for this post must be submitted via our online application via the Trust website http://vacancies.spenceracademiestrust.co.uk/

In line with safer recruitment policies references will be called for prior to interview.

Closing date for applications Wednesday 28th February 2018 at 9am

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training. 

Job location

More about George Spencer Academy
Address: Arthur Mee Road, Stapleford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 7EW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 917 0100