UTC Plymouth, Reach South Academy Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional Science Teacher to join the School as soon as possible.
Post: Science Teacher
Location: UTC Plymouth, Park Avenue, Devonport, Plymouth, PL1 4RL
FTE Salary Range: Main Pay Scale - Upper Pay Scale, £25,714 - £41,604 per annum
Contract Type: Full time, permanent
Please note that Reach South Academy Trust is a licenced Sponsor for CoS applications and therefore can consider applications from candidates eligible to apply for Teaching and Teaching Leadership roles (only). For all other roles applicants are required to provide the required documentation where a candidate does not need a Skilled Worker Visa.
About the role
Are you dedicated, innovative and driven to support young people develop the skills they need to access real world, high end opportunities? Then we want to hear from you! We are looking to appoint across a variety of academic, vocational and support areas in our fast paced, rapidly growing STEAM Specialist College. With excellent progression routes, personalised development programmes and a wholly child centred approach, UTC Plymouth is an exciting and invested place to be.’
You will contribute to raising standards of student attainment; share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth and facilitate a learning experience that allows individuals to fulfill their potential. This post has the potential for rapid progression to middle leadership for the right candidate.
About the successful candidate
You will be a passionate advocate of equality and committed to raising standards, raising aspirations and facilitating the real life chances of the next generation. You will understand the scope of the STEAM agenda and its importance within the economic landscape at a local level. You are tenacious, enjoy a challenge and are dedicated to your own professional development as a means of providing the best to our young people and our team. You will understand the importance of “soft skill” development as a means of developing the whole individual alongside a strong drive for academic excellence. You are a creative, forward thinker who understands the vital necessity to provide young people with high aspirations and a clear pathway for life beyond the college.
This role involves understanding the needs of the students and adopting/developing an appropriate curriculum/interventions in your area. You will need to be able to establish a safe, purposeful and stimulating environment for students, rooted in mutual respect and establish a framework for discipline with a range of strategies, using praise, sanctions and rewards consistently and fairly. You should have an awareness of the recent Ofsted report into science delivery and its implementation in the classroom.
About the School
UTC Plymouth is an educational college for 11-19 year olds specialising in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths. Our curriculum is delivered through a combination of industry standard workshop experiences, a focus on high achievement in core academic subjects and industry-led challenges with the aim of offering clear progression routes into employment, apprenticeships, higher education or further learning in work.
Our Core Values; dedication, discipline, professional, resilience and respect, have been developed by students and sanctioned by our partners as personal attributes they desire in employees. They are the bedrock of our college in terms of our ethos, expectations and the personal development journey of our students.
UTC Plymouth works with the most exciting employers in the South West; everything our students learn is geared towards helping them achieve an apprenticeship, setting them up for university and starting an exciting career in high paying industries. The Academy has a PAN of 650.
About the Trust
Those we recruit are able to demonstrate that they share our values, are highly motivated to work with colleagues, within and beyond their school, to continuously develop their skills and pursue professional excellence.
Teachers within Reach South belong to a national community of professionals, and benefit from a wide range of networks and development opportunities across the Trust. In time, our best teachers are able to work across schools, develop specialisms and step up to leadership roles within and beyond their own academy. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.
Our core business is delivering exceptional education for children and young people with a mission to help all pupils aspire to achieve beyond the expectations that others put on them. We do this through the development of a talented and committed workforce. In order to deliver exceptional opportunities for learning, we need highly motivated staff across all parts of the organisation.
Reach South is a young and developing Trust which operates across the South West of England with the aim of delivering all through 3-19 education. We operate 14 academies in Plymouth, Bournemouth, Dorset and Wiltshire. We are building this Trust on a clear set of values, behaviours and curriculum principles. At the heart of those values and principles is a belief in our young people and a determination to support them to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become the successful citizens for today and all of their tomorrows.
If you think this role may be for you and want to be involved at this exciting time in our development and have any questions about the position, please get in touch by calling the Recruitment team on 07759365064 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: for applications is Sunday 4th December 2022
Interview Date: Interviews are provisionally booked for Tuesday 13th December 2022
To apply for this opportunity, please complete our online application form by clicking ‘apply now’ on the advert.
We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. Therefore, an early application is strongly advised.
Opportunities and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary plus TPS pension, great career progression and development opportunities, access to our Employee Assistance Programme with many other benefits.
We’re proud of how we support our staff in order that you have high levels of job satisfaction, are aware of the difference you are making for the children and families you work with and can see your contribution towards our community. There are regular opportunities for professional development and training, and a wider community of staff to network with within Reach South Multi Academy Trust. You will have the chance to visit other local schools, work alongside a range of outside professionals and take part in a variety of e-learning and face-to-face training.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Each post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Reach South Academy Trust has an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring section of the application form before submitting.