Teacher of Science Outwood Academy Valley, Worksop

Full Time/Part Time (0.8 FTE) considered
Start date
Easter or September 2020

Teacher of Science
Full Time/Part Time (0.8FTE) Considered
Required Easter or September 2020

Outwood Academy Valley is an outstanding school in the North of Nottinghamshire at the gateway to the famous Dukeries, including Clumber Park. Situated in Worksop, a vibrant town with a historic market centre and a mining heritage, we work closely with the town’s other secondary school, Outwood Academy Portland to raise standards and transform lives of the children in the community. In December 2007 the school was rebuilt to provide a state of the art learning environment with excellent facilities for learning.

The post is a key appointment in terms of enhancing and ensuring the positive life chances for our students through success and achievement. Outwood Academy Valley achieved fantastic results with 83% achieving 4+ in English and Maths and 64% achieving 5+.

The department has made huge strides in the last 12-15 months, whereby they achieved record results in 2018-19 with a Science progress score of +0.24. All 4 disciplines, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Combined Science had positive progress. Attainment at 44+ and 55+ rose by over 30% from the previous year and above the national average for both measures in Combined Science, whilst our Separate Science students achieved 90%+ 444+ and 85%+ 555+, again the highest results in the Academy’s history. The department is proud of its achievements and would welcome an ambitious teacher to join its ranks. Applications from all subject specialists are welcome. The opportunity to teach A-Level would be available for a suitable applicant.

You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’. Your relentless drive will ensure our students gain the best possible outcomes. An excellent knowledge and understanding of the subject is essential as is a passion for Science. Applications are invited from both newly qualified and experienced professionals. Full time and part time applicants will be considered.

Being part of Outwood Grange Academies Trust means that all staff have access to excellent opportunities for professional development at all levels, with scope to build a career across a range of schools. There is an opportunity for subject specific CPD and in school support to ensure that quality teaching and learning leads to outstanding outcomes for all students.

We believe that all teaching and support staff posts at our Academy are key posts in terms of supporting student success and achievement across a broad range of subjects and experiences. As such we are keen to recruit a dedicated and ambitious professional who will add value to our Academy in both academic terms and through involvement in the fabric of learning and success beyond the classroom.

If you are interested in this role and have any questions please e-mail Lindsey Corrie l.corrie@valley.outwood.com , you are also invited to visit the academy by arrangement. For full details and to apply please visit the vacancies section of the academy website at www.valley.outwood.com.
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CLOSING DATE: Monday 18th November 2019

Interviews will take place: Thursday 21st November 2019



Outwood Academy Valley

Valley Road, Worksop, S81 7EN

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01909 475121
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