Teacher of Science (With Potential to Teach Engineering), Southampton

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Oasis Academy: MayfieldSouthampton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS 1-6 (U1 – 3 as appropriate)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job/Person Summary

We are seeking a passionate and inspirational Teacher of Science to join our fully staffed, highly qualified and experienced Science Team in the quality laboratories and facilities offered at Mayfield. The department has consistently been reviewed by Oasis Community Learning and received excellent feedback as a particularly strong and well-led department. The successful candidate should be confident in teaching Biology, Chemistry and Physics to all abilities across KS3 and KS4 to an excellent standard and be willing to enrich the Science curriculum with their own knowledge and experience. There is also the rare opportunity to teach Engineering to BTEC level should the successful candidate be suitably qualified, or willing to develop their skills in this field. 

This role offers excellent opportunities for a Science Teacher at any stage in their career to work within a successful science department with a range of staff who offer different specialisms.  A successful candidate must be keen to develop their Teaching and Learning through our excellent support and CPDL opportunities. They must be willing to take risks and put Science into real-life contexts to help motivate students in the classroom.  We are looking for a passionate teacher who has an enthusiasm and love of Science (and potentially Engineering) to bring the subject to life.  A willingness to support the Academy ethos and contribute to extra-curricular activities within the Science Hub is essential.   

If you have the ability to motivate, challenge and support students ensuring they push themselves beyond what they ever thought was possible; then this is an exciting opportunity to become part of a high performing team who share a passionate commitment to securing the best possible life chances for our young people. 

About us:

Oasis Academy Mayfield is a fantastic place to learn and work.  Our last Ofsted visit was in May 2016, where we were judged to be ‘Good’ in all areas, since then we believe that we have moved yet closer to our aim to become the exceptional school our community deserves. We are excited to welcome applications from future colleagues who share our enthusiasm for education and dedication to transforming the community we live in and serve. We value strong relationships with our parents and carers, and know that through working closely together it is ultimately our young people who benefit.

Our mission is focused around entitling our students, staff and community to an exceptional education. In order to achieve this we have four simple priorities. 

• Excellent teaching

• Excellent outcomes

• Excellent student entitlement

• Excellent staff / parent / community entitlement

We place a high value on personal development and professional learning for our staff.   We invest heavily in supporting the growth of our team believing that if our young people are surrounded by caring, committed and talented staff that they will be best placed to achieve remarkable success.  Being part of Oasis a Multi Academy Trust, which has 3 secondary schools in Southampton, and a further 16 nationally, offers many opportunities for collaboration and professional learning; we are a family and work closely together to ensure that we deliver exceptional education at the heart of our local communities.

Application Procedure

If you are passionate about delivering exciting and innovative Science lessons, and have the ability to engage young people in enriching their lives – then we would love to receive an application from you.

For further information or an informal discussion about the role and the Academy, please contact Katy Micklewright, Director of Science on 02380 328128 or email katy.micklewright@oasismayfield.org 

Please take time to look over the recruitment information contained on our website.  Further information and an application pack can be found on our website under “Find out more about this opportunity”.  http://oclcareers.org/job/teacher-science-potential-teach-engineering  alternatively contact Caryn Morant on 02380 426285 caryn.morant@oasismayfield.org 

Oasis Academy Mayfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.  All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.  

More about Oasis Academy: Mayfield
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ashley Cresent, Southampton, SO19 9NA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 23 80328128
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