Teacher of Science
Required: September 2019
Do you want to be part of our story?
A school with the potential to be outstanding moves on from challenging times, turns a corner and seeks new characters to join its journey.
Are you the character we are looking for?
• Are you an outstanding Teacher of Science?
• Are you looking for the chance to make a long-lasting difference?
• Do you want to join a committed team of subject specialists?
• Do you want to work as part of a growing Trust that cherishes both aspiration and inclusion?
Then you could be the person we’re looking for!
The story so far
Westfield School is on the cusp of achieving great things. The school came under the leadership of Chorus Education Trust in spring 2017, and officially joined the Trust at the end of 2018. Chorus is an inclusive and aspirational local Trust that is drawing on the very best teaching and learning across South Yorkshire and Derbyshire.
With solid foundations in place, a new Head of School is working with staff to ensure that the Trust’s ethos of ‘Outstanding Achievement for All’ is at the core of all work at Westfield. The school has a strong tradition of inclusion, whilst aspiring for the very best education, opportunities and results possible for all students. We are passionate about transforming our students' life chances.
This is a school where, if you have the drive, talent and commitment, you can make great progress. It is a happy school with supportive and willing staff, students and parents. It has excellent facilities, particularly for sport – with a sports centre (including swimming pool), which can be used for free by staff.
We have been through some challenging times but now definitely turning the corner. Our new leadership team, along with our dedicated staff, have been working with local feeder schools and parents to move Westfield towards becoming the fantastic school it was always meant to be. The ingredients are all here - but we need to expand our team to include even more teachers who have the drive and talent to bring about the change needed.
You'll never want to leave
As part of Chorus Education Trust, you will be supported through every step of your career. Our well-established Teaching School, the Sheffield Teaching School Alliance, provides outstanding support and training, and has a strong track record of developing teachers at all levels. As part of the Trust you will be able to take advantage of opportunities working with colleagues at other schools, as well as contribute to our ever-improving practice. When you are ready to take the next step in your career we are sure you will want to stay with us. With many local schools lined up to join Chorus, you will find that you can develop your career within our supportive team.
We are seeking someone who is passionate about engaging all our students in this subject, committed to delivering well planned and inspirational lessons to help our students make excellent progress.
The successful candidate will:
• Be creative, motivational and effective classroom practitioner.
• Be able to inspire, challenge and motivate young people.
• Be reflective and analytical about their classroom practice.
• Be engaged in all aspects of the thriving Science Faculty.
How to apply
Please note further details and an application form are available on our website:
Closing date for applications: 22nd March 2019
Interviews to be held W/C: 25th March 2019
We always encourage prospective applicants to visit the school in advance of application. This can be arranged by contacting Julie Wilson, PA to the Head of School on 0114 248 5221 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Westfield School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to enhanced DBS checks and two excellent references.