JOB DESCRIPTION: Teacher of Science
PAY SCALE: MPS/UPS £28,000 - £43,685 per annum (part-time applicants will also be considered)
HOURS OF WORK: Permanent, full -time
CLOSING DATE: 09:00 am on Monday 6th February 2023
We are looking for a full-time Teacher of Science (part-time applicants will also be considered) on a permanent contract who can teach Science at all key stages. This role will provide the candidate with an opportunity to join a great team that plays a vital role in the delivery of new teaching strategies within the school and whose members are part of a wider subject group across the Trust, delivering an aligned curriculum. Collaborative working and an opportunity to develop skills through sharing best practice is very much at the heart of how we operate.
Our Philosophy as an Employer
Our overarching aim and vision is for our schools to deliver an exceptional education for children and young people, ensuring that students have access to the highest standards of teaching, resources and learning opportunities.
We are ambitious for our academies. We live in a demanding educational landscape that brings with it challenges, but also opportunities. We are excited by the opportunities for talented and inspirational educators to make an impact and create a powerful legacy.
At Patchway Community School, we offer a challenging curriculum that meets students’ needs and offers increasing choice as students move through the school. The focus is on progress which is achieved through high quality teaching and a range of enjoyable learning experiences. The acquisition of skills is central, both in terms of literacy and numeracy as well as the wider skills needed to equip students for success throughout and beyond education in to the world of work. The curriculum offers a real breadth of opportunity and enrichment to allow all students to progress successfully to the next stage in their education or career path. The school prides itself on its inclusive ethos. Strong structures support the students in relation to their personal development and well-being, as well as their academic progress.
• Pension Scheme
• Annual pay progression opportunities
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Corporate membership of Bristol Zoo/Wild Place at reduced rates
• Free onsite parking
• Coaching/Counselling services
• Termly and annual staff recognition and awards scheme
• Thrive Mental Wellbeing App
• Employee Assistance Programme
The Olympus Academy Trust – Patchway Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants will be required to undergo security and vetting processes appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure & Barring Service. We have a suite of safeguarding procedures, policies and guidance for all of our staff and volunteers to ensure we actively promote children and young people’s welfare and safety. Moreover, as part of the safer recruitment process we will carry out online searches as part of the recruitment process. Details of online accounts will be requested at application stage.
We apply Equal, Diversity and Inclusion at all stages of recruitment and selection. We carry out shortlisting, interviewing and selection without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Those with disabilities meeting the minimum requirements for the post will be shortlisted and will make reasonable adjustments to ensure they are not disadvantaged during the interview process. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates, as they are under-represented within the Trust.
We offer the opportunity of flexible working patterns where possible to assist with a work/life balance and welcome applications from people wishing to work on a part-time or job share basis for all roles including full time. We are happy to discuss flexible working from day one.
Patchway Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.