Teacher of Science, Reading, Berkshire

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John Madejski AcademyReading, Berkshire

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Mainscale/Upper Payspine
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

John Madejski Academy is a rapidly improving school with a cutting edge curriculum and exciting professional development opportunities.  We are passionate about transforming the life chances of our students through excellent teaching and learning, a fantastic pastoral support system and a broad curriculum tailored to our students’ needs, including extensive extra-curricular opportunities. Staff workload and well-being is at the heart of our ethos. Alongside our excellent staff support and professional development opportunities, we are embedding live whole class marking and have introduced a two week October half-term. 

What we are looking for is a highly driven Science specialist who engages in innovative practice and produces outstanding outcomes. We work within each other's strength and will support your own individual passion and will support you in your own professional development.   

What we can offer you is:

A dynamic department that is constantly engaging in dialogue around teaching and learning, a rigorous curriculum that prepares young students well to question the world around them and an Academy who has recently joined a highly successful Federation, bringing many opportunities for professional development. 

An attractive working environment with excellent facilities and supportive families;

A committed, hardworking and supportive team;

100% focus on improving outcomes for the students in our school;

Students with a passion for learning;

Recognition of previous school continuous service.


We know that your role requires you to put a lot of time and effort into it and because of this we believe you should be rewarded.  As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to:

Car Purchase scheme

Healthcare plan

Gym membership scheme

Cycle to Work scheme

Childcare vouchers

Why Work With Us

The White Horse Federation is a Multi-Academy Trust which supports Primary, Secondary and Special schools in the south of England.  At its heart is a belief that we want to develop the type of schools that we would be proud to send our own children to.  We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence blended with a shared moral purpose and shared values.  We genuinely believe in partnership working with our schools, the students and their parents and the wider community each serves to create the best possible outcomes for our children.

We also believe that our colleagues are among the finest in the country and we are proud to empower them through support, training and career opportunities.  With such outstanding staff we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.

Interviews will be held throughout the application process so please apply asap if you are interested in this role.

If you are interested in this post please apply using the link below.    

We encourage interested colleagues to come and look around, speak to us, our students and staff to get a sense of how amazing our school is!  Please email Andrea Ramsay to arrange this.

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More about John Madejski Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hartland Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG2 8AF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 118 9370200
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