Teacher of Science

Job Reference : 001252
Academy : The Halley Academy
Closing Date : 25/05/2018
Employment Start Date : 30/08/2018
Salary : MPS/UPS + Inner London Allowance
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Teaching
Hours Per week : Full-time

About the role:  The Halley Academy have an exciting opportunity for a Teacher of Science to join our established and successful team.  We deem this to be a great position on the basis that;

  • Behaviour for learning has recently been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted
  • We have a friendly and supportive team who go the extra mile and truly work collegiately
  • We work within state of the art laboratories
  • Our department is very well-resourced with practical equipment
  • Future investment will be made in ICT facilities across the academy in 2018-2019
  • Our dynamic Head of Department is committed to professionally developing his staff to eventually lead teams of their own in the near future
  • We strive for outstanding practice so that you can improve your own teaching, and subsequently the progress and outcomes of your students

 

Our key aims as a department over the coming academic year is to improve outcomes further at GCSE level, and the improve engagement and AFL in the classroom – newly appointed teachers will be pivotal in working with us to achieve this.  We currently offer Year 12 BTEC therefore a familiarisation with BTEC Level 2 and 3 is desirable but not essential. 

Due to the time restraints at this time of year, we will be interviewing on a rolling basis which may be held before the closing date - we therefore encourage early applications.  Once an appointment is made, the advert will be closed.  If you would like clarification on the vacancy, please contact the Talent Team on 01634 412 240 / talent@latrust.org.uk

 

Working for The Halley Academy:  We are a well-established Inner London academy, constantly growing and expanding to suit the needs of the local area that we serve, providing an education for over 1,150 students on a daily basis.  We are fortunate to have diverse and vibrant staff and student cohorts alike and we play upon the strengths of the individuals that form our successful academy.  We are a diverse community where everyone is valued, respected and trusted, where we all work together and achieve and celebrate success.  Students thrive within a culture of high aspiration, with no cap on ambition, building the skills to lead healthy, happy and successful lives.  

Now a fully integrated member of Leigh Academies Trust, The Halley Academy have recently appointed a highly experienced, skillful and very well respected leader in the education sector – John Dixon – who joined us in the role of Principal from January 2018.  With the established wider leadership team and committed staff that we are fortunate to have at The Halley Academy, we are confident in our aim to bring about rapid and sustained improvements year on year and our staff workforce are pivotal to that.

Our successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • A passion for Science and a resolve to make a real difference to the lives of our students
  • A resilient mind-set with an open minded and determined approach to achieving success
  • High levels of ambition and optimism regarding what the academy and its students can achieve
  • Good behaviour management skills and the ability to inspire and develop students in order to raise standards both academically and personally to maximise their potential

 

In return, we can offer you:

  • An academy making rapid and sustained improvements year on year
  • A multicultural and diverse environment with students who are keen to learn and make rapid progress  
  • Colleagues who are supportive, friendly and committed to each other’s professional development
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and a commitment to developing your professional practice, at whatever stage you are in your career
  • Opportunities to be creative; to share and develop new ideas to inspire our students

 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and checks which are in place across the Trust.