Teacher of Science
Salary: MPS Outer London
Teachers Main Pay Scale (Outer London)
£29,915 - £41,136
Location: Feltham, West London
Contract Term: Permanent, Suitable for experienced individuals and NQT’s
Contract Type: Full-time
Starting: September 2022
Based in West London, just 15 minutes from Clapham Junction, Rivers Academy is a Comprehensive Secondary School committed to supporting outstanding outcomes for our students. We work hard to foster high levels of self-worth within an Academy community that has the very highest expectations across uniform, behaviour, attendance, and punctuality. We want to empower future generations to follow their dreams. Rivers is a great place to work too, with a strong focus on career development. Many of the staff that trained with us are now in Leadership positions and being on that development journey with our staff is important to us.
At Rivers we ask our students to take risks, be creative and make mistakes. As educators we are encouraged to think big, improvise and fail forward, through leveraging student interests, incorporating real world problems and using professional tools / expertise to design engaging interdisciplinary projects that drive students' curiosity for learning.
An exciting opportunity has become available for a passionate Teacher of Science to join us at Rivers Academy. You would be joining a team who enjoy developing a real love for Science in students.
We simply love science at Rivers Academy, would you like to join our team of established specialist science staff? Our passion is unlocking the awe and wonder of science for our students, helping them understand how science can improve human life at every level, from individual comfort to global issues. Science is thriving at Rivers Academy, we have Post 16 classes in each of the science specialisms, testament to the teaching which has inspired students throughout Key Stage 3 and 4 at Rivers Academy.
What we offer:
- A well-resourced, established and flourishing Science Department
- A collaborative working environment
- A personalised approach to Continuous Professional Development Training
- Competitive Salaries and Pay Progression
- Supportive Leadership Team
- Students with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and succeed
- Open and positive working environment
- Fully Equipped fitness suite
- Feedback and Advice
- Excellent Transport Links to Central London (30 minutes) and Heathrow Airport (15 minutes)
- A wider Supportive Trust network
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Parking on Site
For more information or to arrange a visit to the Academy, Sam Smith (HR Administrator/PA to the Principal) would be delighted to hear from you!
Please also see attached Application Pack for more details including Job Description and Person Specification
When applying, you must fill in the supporting statement section on the application form stating specific examples from your own experience demonstrating how you meet the professional expertise and skills criteria in the person specification.
Closing date – 1st December 2021 – 10am
Interview date – To be confirmed
Our Commitment to Safer Recruitment:
Aspirations are committed to safeguarding and undertake pre-employment checks in accordance with DfE requirements.
The AAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its academies. In order to meet this responsibility, its academies follow a rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. This process is outlined below, but can be provided in more detail if requested.
This post is classified as having substantial access to children, and appointment is subject to an enhanced police check of previous criminal convictions (DBS). Applicants are required, before appointment, to disclose any conviction, caution or binding over including ‘spent convictions’ under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exemptions) Order 1975. Non-disclosure may lead to termination of employment. However, disclosure of a criminal background will not necessarily debar individuals from employment – this will depend upon the nature of the offence(s) and when they occurred.