Teacher of Science
Salary: MPS/UPS (£25,714 - £41,604), plus SEN point
Start date: 1st September 2021
Woodlands Academy provides education for pupils with a variety of special educational needs, including; ASD, MLD, SLD, PMLED, SL&C, SEMH and ADHD. Pupils are aged between 3 and 16 with a total of 87 on roll at present (2020/21).
Woodlands Academy is a proud member of the Raleigh Learning Trust and shares the same determination, vision, and values in delivering education of the highest quality to all our children. As an organisation, we value all our families and local communities and believe in the importance of working in partnership with all stakeholders and services (Stronger Together).
The Woodlands Academy offers a rich curriculum, which builds on the knowledge, understanding, and skills of all pupils, and one that embraces the importance of independence and personal development.
Science stimulates and excites pupil’s curiosity about natural phenomena and events in the world around them. Science teaches children to question and investigate, supporting children to build a wider knowledge of their world past, present and future. Science has many strong links with other subjects and promotes transferrable skills, encouraging curiosity and enthusiasm in our learners. It is therefore vital we appoint a resilient practitioner that is determined and passionate about making a difference to the whole child and their lives.
Purpose of the role:
- To carry out the professional duties of a teacher as circumstances may require, and in accordance with the academy’s aims, vision and policies, under the direction of the academy principal.
- To teach and co-ordinate the delivery of Science at KS3, GCSE and Entry Level.
- To support the development of a STEM curriculum.
- To support the academy’s leadership in revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging and meet the needs of the pupils.
- To be responsible for maintaining accurate assessments and reporting on progress in your subjects.
- To be responsible for maintaining all science equipment, materials and chemicals safely.
- To ensure academy resources are efficiently used.
- To support academy wide projects that support pupil well-being and mental health.
- To be form tutor, offering a high level of pastoral care.
- To be adaptable and respond to the daily challenges of working with pupils with SEND
- To support the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) annual review process of pupils within your care.
Closing date: 20th May 2021 (12 pm)
Interview: w.b 24th May 2021
Informal discussion: Informal discussion are welcomed and can be arranged with Andrew Morgan (Principal) by contacting the school on O115 9155734.
Raleigh Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to protecting our pupils and staff and therefore have a rigorous recruitment process which includes assessing candidates’ suitability to work with children. All staff will be required to hold an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
At Raleigh Learning Trust we believe that all individuals are of equal value and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the school have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief.