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Teacher of Science (Part time)

Ashdown Close, Adastral Road, Canford Heath, Poole, Dorset, BH17 8RE
Magna Academy
Part Time
Main/Upper Pay Scale with TLR
15th December 2021
Start Date
1st September 2022
13th January 2022 10:05 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1197262

Post: Teacher of Science with possibility of TLR for additional responsibility 

Location: Magna Academy Poole

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Part time, 3 days a week

Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale depending on experience

Start date: September 2022

First opened in September 2013, Magna Academy is a comprehensive secondary school situated in Poole, on the beautiful Dorset coast. At Magna, we have a vision that seeks to transform each individual student’s life through our culture of high aspirations, hard work, resilience, and compassion – empowering them to excel in an ever-changing world. We offer the opportunity for innovative and targeted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities that reflect the school’s and your individual needs.

At Magna Academy we have a team of dedicated people who are all working together to achieve our mission of preparing our students for success in the 21st century. Our academy is a vibrant and exciting place to work and was graded as outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in December 2018. We are proud that our outcomes and progress are very strong across the academy.

The successful candidate:

We are looking to recruit an exceptional candidate for the role of Teacher of Science to join our team at Magna Academy, to build upon the existing track record of success within our Science Department and make a real impact on further driving up attainment and progress in Science. An additional TLR will be made available for a suitably experienced candidate.

The successful candidate will be an excellent teacher of Science with experience and expertise, who has a passionate belief in the ability for all to succeed. They will be a conscientious and enthusiastic team player keen to join a vibrant department.

We are looking for a highly motivated, outstanding classroom practitioner with a strong presence, who is ambitious for students, their colleagues and the academy. The successful candidate must have strong subject knowledge and a proven track record. They will be able to offer engagement, stretch, support and challenge to all learners, and will be able to accurately assess the progress and achievement of students, groups and cohorts and provide appropriate provision to ensure progress of all is maximised.

Ultimately, we are looking for a committed teacher with an uncompromising belief that all students deserve an outstanding education. They will uphold our inclusive ethos and provide opportunities for all students to progress well.

What we offer:

● Bespoke support and line management from an experienced Academic Director and Assistant Principal

● Professional progression opportunities

● Great students who conduct themselves impeccably

● Strong systems and structures meaning students feel safe and secure

● Measures to reduce staff workload such as centralised detentions and a sensible feedback policy focused on whole class feedback – we do not have onerous/impossible marking policies

● A centralised homework system at KS3

● No formal graded lesson observations – just ongoing ‘no-stakes’ feedback, helping you to continuously develop – we believe that trusting our staff with autonomy helps to develop a strong ‘develop and excel’ culture

● Collaborative planning with centralised, shared units of work and resources

● CPD starts as soon as you are appointed and is ongoing

● State of the art facilities and a very pleasant location in beautiful Dorset

Please see attached the JD and PS for more details

Next steps:

Magna Academy Poole offers an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, talented individual looking to develop their career. We would be delighted to show you around our Academy in order to fully appreciate our excellent learning environment.

How to Apply:

Please click on the “fast apply” button to submit an on-line application.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 13th January 2022

Interviews: Week Commencing 17th January 2022

Learn more about Magna Academy by visiting the website

About Aspirations:

Across our 16 Academies, Aspirations educate more than 9,000 pupils across the ages from 2 to 19 years, covering an area from West London to the Southwest of England. Operating since 2011, we have a consistent track record of improvement and success and offer excellent Continuous Professional Development (CPD) opportunities. We are determined that children receive an excellent education that prepares them for success in adult-life and are looking for people to join us who share our ideals.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities and guarantee an interview for those with a declared disability should they meet the minimum criteria for the job. The Equality Act 2010 defines disability as “any physical or mental impairment which has a substantial and long-term effect on his or her ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities”

Magna Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check before taking up the post.


Safeguarding Statement:

Magna Academy 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.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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