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Teacher of Science Ref: DON/17/00758

Based at: Oakwood High School
Salary details: MPS £22,917 - £33,824 
Job details: 32.5 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 26 January 2018
Interview date:
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Required for September 2018

Oakwood High School is an over-subscribed 11-16 school.  With a strong emphasis on respect for all, we forge effective and supportive relationships with both pupils and adults in our learning community.  Together we maximise every opportunity to achieve success for all, inspiring pupils to achieve excellent academic progress. We are a Good school with ‘Outstanding Leadership and Management’ at all levels.  

We are looking for a well qualified candidate who will join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as a Teacher of Science within our INVESTIGATE Learning Zone (Mathematics and Science).  

Candidates will be truly committed to supporting pupils to progress and achieve, have high aspirations for the pupils’ success and will contribute to ongoing planning with imaginative and dynamic ideas.  To enhance pupils’ learning and create independence, all pupils and staff are provided with an electronic device.  

Our school has a focus on delivering a core curriculum as a priority to support all learning; all teachers are required to deliver and support both literacy and numeracy strategies alongside their specialism/s.   

Oakwood High School is a Leadership School for ITT Provision and recognised by Sheffield Hallam University as “a school of excellent practice” for NQTs.  In addition the school offers CPD routes through a Core Leadership Development Curriculum with the Learners First Schools Partnership.  

NQT applicants will be offered a casual contract, as an unqualified teacher, for the period 25 June to 23 July 2018 to support transition of year 6 to year 7 should candidates be available to take up work during this period.   This contract is in addition to the substantive post being advertised that commences 1 September 2018. 

Closing date for receipt of application is Friday 26 January 2018 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held w/c Monday 5 February 2018.  Candidates must ensure that their referees are available and willing to provide a reference at short notice. Details and application forms are available from our website www.oakwood.ac or e-mail: HR@oakwood.ac  PLEASE NOTE we do not accept CVs or CV attachments, all applicants must complete an application form in full. 

Oakwood High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Oakwood High School is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its work places.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

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