Teacher of Science and Leader of Learning

Status: Full time, Permanent
Salary: MPS 1 £25,971 - UPS 3 £42,149 (plus TLR 2A £2,901)
Location: Oakwood High School
Closing date: 7th March 2022, 12:00pm

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 (Ofsted Nov 2021).

We are looking for a well qualified and experienced candidate who will join an enthusiastic, supportive and successful school as a Teacher of Science within our INVESTIGATE Learning Zone (Mathematics and Science). The successful candidate will have additional responsibility as a Leader of Learning to deliver a School Priority to achieve our move to ‘Outstanding Learning and Teaching’. The successful candidate will work collaboratively within the School and in the wider MAT and Learning Community driving and embedding change to ensure the best possible outcomes for all pupils.

In addition to the assigned School Priority, which will be reviewed annually and adjusted in line with the needs of pupils; Leaders of Learning will have an appropriate teaching timetable and learning zone responsibilities which will include, inter alia; Pupil Progress Reviews, Coaching, Appraisal and Monitoring Reviewing and Evaluating.

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 support learning, all pupils and staff are issued 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 ECT’s. In addition, the school offers CPD routes through leadership programme with the Learners First Schools Partnership and the suite of NPQ’s through the Education Development Trust.

We offer a positive working environment, we care about our learners and we care about our staff, all of whom know and appreciate that. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this; contributing to this culture and developing it further. We are committed to recruiting and developing the next generation of support professionals to provide for succession and stable services that support the future and expanding needs of the Trust

Closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 7 March at 12 noon; interviews will be held w/c Monday 7 March 2022. Candidates must ensure that their referees are available and willing to provide a reference at short notice. Application forms are available via the following website: https://www.inspirelearningtrust.uk/oakwood-high-school-vacancies/

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments, all applicants must complete an application form in full.

Inspire Trust 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.  The Trust 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.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)