Teacher of Science, Nuneaton, Warwickshire

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Discovery AcademyNuneaton, Warwickshire

Date posted:
Start date: 16th April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,917 - £38,633
Contract term: Permanent

About Us 

Discovery Academy is a new setting in Nuneaton catering for children with an autism diagnosis and / or an underlying condition that has enabled them to receive an EHC plan for ASC or SEMH. We started 40% over numbers and due to increased student applications need to build capacity in the teaching team.   

MacIntyre Academies is sponsored by MacIntyre Charity, which over the last 50 years, has developed a strong reputation nationally, as a high quality, person centred organisation.   

 The Role  

You will be responsible for part of our teaching and learning in Science, working alongside our Lead Teacher for Science. All students, timetabled in groups of 8 – 11 with 2 or 3 TAs have Science three times a week; in your application please indicate clearly what subjects you can offer at KS 4 and 5. If you have Autism, BESD or AP experience that will be an advantage but is not required. 

 You will be an innovative classroom practitioner, hold QTS and have demonstrable experience of implementing the national curriculum. In our opening year we focused on Key Stages 2 and 3 before now expanding into Key Stages 4 and 5. You will be able to implement strategies for raising achievement across the curriculum and be committed to your further professional development.  You will be confident and happy to work with KS4 and 5 and must be able to offer GCSE Physics. 

Experience in GCSE, BTEC and alternative accreditation such as ASDAN is an advantage.  Discovery Academy is well staffed and committed to the professional development of all; roles can be tailored to allow strengths to be shown as well as areas for development or professional interest to be experienced and understood.  

This role is offered on a permanent full time basis. A TLR 2c of £2,667 for the right candidate to lead KS 4 and 5 Science development is available. 


  “MacIntyre Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  All positions will require an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and registration with the DBS Update Service together with all other relevant recruitment checks including obtaining references.  Referees will be asked to assess suitability of candidates to work with vulnerable adults, children or young people and will be verbally verified.   MacIntyre Academies’ Safeguarding Policy can be found on our website and candidates will be asked about this as part of the recruitment process.”  *Salaries are dependent upon qualifications and experience

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Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 9 - 19 years
Address: Vernon’s Lane, Beaumont Road, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 5SS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2477103370
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