Teacher of Science
The Hermitage Academy
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We are seeking an inspiring, creative and hardworking teacher who will contribute to the further development of a strong and forward looking team. The successful candidate will not only fulfil normal teaching duties, but will also be eager to be involved with extra curricular activities in order to enhance the opportunities offered to all students and therefore further enhance the reputation of the department and the Academy.
The candidate should be able to teach all 3 Sciences to all ages and abilities at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. The ability to teach a Science to Advanced Level would be desirable. Our Science courses are increasingly popular in Sixth Form and an opportunity exists for a suitable candidate to teach in these areas.
The post would suit either a newly qualified teacher who will be given a comprehensive induction programme and a full range of professional development opportunities, or an experienced teacher looking for professional development opportunities.
In the locality the Academy enjoys a well-founded reputation for continuous improvement, high expectations, a strong sense of discipline and achievement for all learners. The Academy became a Teaching School in March 2013 and we have embraced the challenges and opportunities it provides for all our staff.
If you think you excel at supporting the learning relationships of students, we would be delighted to discuss this further.
An application pack can be downloaded via the Academy Website (www.thehermitageacademy.net) and posted to the Academy address shown or emailed to (email@example.com) If you have any queries please contact Mrs E Cunnison at the Academy (Telephone: 0191 3887161).
Closing date: Friday 4 March 2016
Interviews: Thursday 10 March 2016
Required for September 2016
The Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory DBS Disclosure form and satisfactory references.
Please note that the Childcare Disqualifications Regulations 2009 apply to this position and therefore you are required to complete the ‘Disqualification by Association’ declaration form. Should you be successful in your application for this post, your appointment can not be progressed without this declaration.
The Hermitage Academy
The Hermitage is an exciting, successful and oversubscribed 11-19 Academy serving the local community. . The School was invited in June 2010 to convert to Academy Status in its first round of ‘Outstanding’ school conversions. The school officially converted to The Hermitage Academy on 1st April 2011. Becoming an academy has brought about significant opportunities us. We have developed our curriculum in a manner which reflects our aspirations, our strengths and the needs of young people as they move into adult citizenship in the 21st century. As an Outstanding School we are being given greater freedom and trust. The flexibility and additional resourcing that goes with this are key motivating factors in our ambitions to further improve student performance.
In the locality the Academy enjoys a well-founded reputation for continuous improvement, high expectations and a strong sense of achievement for all learners. The Academy became a Teaching School in March 2013 and we are embracing the challenges and opportunities it provides for all our staff. The Specialist Schools and Academies Trust have identified us as one of their High Performing Specialist Schools with Leading Edge status.Visit School Website