Teacher – Science

Stour Vale Academy Trust

Oldbury Academy is a large secondary school, serving ca 1400 11-16 year olds and is part of the Stour Vale Academy Trust. Ofsted inspected our school in December 2021 and judged us to be ‘GOOD’ in all categories. Ofsted concluded that “pupils at this school receive a good education” and “it is well led and school leaders are committed to further improvements”.

Oldbury Academy is a happy and vibrant school where we aim to provide an excellent education for all pupils living in our community. We have friendly, committed and caring staff, all of whom endeavour to provide the finest educational experiences and a wide range of exciting opportunities for every child at our school.

Teacher of Science

Start Date: September 2024

Salary: MPS/UPS

Contract: Full Time – Permanent

We welcome applications from ECTs

We seek to appoint a professional, enthusiastic and inspirational Science teacher, who will make a substantial contribution to the further development of this ‘GOOD’ school. You will have the qualities to motivate and inspire our students, strong classroom management skills, and the ability to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students.

Early Career Teachers are most welcome to apply for this role.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Follow our evidence informed teaching and learning classroom routines
  • Follow our schemes of work for all teaching groups
  • Mark student work in accordance with the faculty marking policy
  • Have the highest expectation of student performance at an individual level
  • Maintain high standards of planning, organisation and administration
  • Contribute to the continual development of our Science Curriculum, engaging in professional discourse and wider reading to identify and address areas for improvement
  • What we can offer you:

    • Centralised resourcing, informed by Rosenshine’s Principles of Instruction
    • A carefully considered marking policy with well-being in mind. This includes one marking window per half term and whole-class approaches to feedback
    • Self-marked, retrieval based Homework using the Seneca online platform
    • Tailored and subject-specific CPD to support with teaching outside of your specialism up to and including GCSE
    • A fully resourced practical programme of study, incorporated into the overall Science Scheme of Work
    • Working alongside ateam of 11 fantastic science teachers and 2 technicians who are committed to accelerating attainment in Science
    • Teaching in groups set by ability, with the opportunity to deliver lessons to our growing cohort of separate science students
    • A bespoke KS3 curriculum, informed by the National Curriculum.
    • A KS4 programme following the Edexcel – Combined Science and Edexcel – Separate science


    For an informal discussion please contact Mr Matt Baker (Head of Faculty) matthew.baker@oldburyacademy.org.uk

    CLOSING DATE: 9.00am on Monday 23rd October 2023

    INTERVIEW DATE: Week beginning Monday 6th November 2023

    To apply for this post, please complete the application form and return to Miss Adele Wilden, either by post to Oldbury Academy, Pound Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 8NE or by email to applications@oldburyacademy.org.uk

    For further information regarding Oldbury Academy please see our website: https://oldburyacademy.com

    Please note we are unable to accept CVs as an application for any of our vacancies.

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    Application Form

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