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- Do you have passion for teaching Science?
- Are you a Science specialist and interested in teaching at KS5?
- Have you got the drive, commitment and dedication in making a difference to our student’s life chances?
If so, then our Teacher of Science post may be for you?
What makes us unique?
Waverley Studio College specialises for students from Year 10 – 13. We specialise in health and well-being, creative technology and enterprise. We are a small and unique college catering for 300 students, with a family feel and atmosphere that is growing in strength. We pride ourselves in our students, who behave well and committed to their learning. Our sixth form students do work experience placements every week, in the local community. Our curriculum includes an exclusive enrichment programme to develop their character and softer skill.
What does Ofsted say about us?
In January 2017, the school was rated GOOD by Ofsted. The staff, students and the local community are united in working together exceptionally well. Ofsted have recognised the high-quality expectations and provision across the school. ‘In the sixth form, value-added progress is well above, or at least in line with, the national average and students consistently attain the highest possible grades. The close links between the regular work experience that sixth-form students undertake and their vocational courses are key contributors to their good achievement.’
What are we looking for?
As part of the exciting growth plans for the College, we are expanding our team to meet future requirements. We are looking for a full-time, qualified (QTS/QTLS) Specialist Teacher with ideally with experience of teaching BTEC Applied Science and GCSE Biology, Chemistry and Physics. We welcome high-quality new and experienced teachers. You will be aligned to our core values of the college. You would be passionate, willing to go the extra-mile and be prepared to contribute to the wider school. They will be expected to provide outstanding lessons to ensure excellence and achievement for all learners, with a true commitment to raising standards. You will need to have experience of using a variety of approaches to continually enhance teaching and learning of Science throughout the school across the full age and ability range. You will also need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to forge strong working relationships within the Science team and the Trust as a whole. The ideal candidate will have an excellent track record of teaching and student progress within a successful secondary school.
We deliver the BTEC Level 3 Extended National Diploma in Applied Science. The teacher would do some teaching on this course depending on their area of strength.
Are you interested in this role?
Our staff and students are welcoming and inviting. You could pre-arrange a tour around our school, if you so wish?
The successful candidate will need to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity or religion. Only applications submitted on the schools application form will be accepted.
Waverley Studio College is committed to the protection and safety of its students.
The closing date for completed applications is 10.00 a.m. on Wednesday 27th March 2019.
Completed applications should be sent to Applications@waverley.bham.sch.uk Applications received after this date and time will not be considered. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
For further enquiries please call 0121 566 6607