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Wheatley Park School - -1 days remaining
Closing Date 30/01/2023
Holton, , Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX33 1QH
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Wheatley Park School

Everyone Learning - Everyone Caring

11-18 Academy and member of the River Learning Trust

934 on roll   201 Sixth Form



TEACHER OF SCIENCE

Permanent from September 2023

Full time or part time

 

Are you somebody who believes that all learners can be successful; aspires to put the needs of learners at the heart of everything that you do; and sees yourself as a learner?

 

We are seeking an engaging and enthusiastic Teacher of Science, who has the ambition and aptitude to develop young people into effective scientists and confident learners. The role will offer you the opportunity to develop your teaching skills within a highly cohesive, innovative and reflective team. The post is suitable for newly qualified teachers or more experienced staff. The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the Science curriculum at Key Stage 3 and have the opportunity to teach at Key Stage 4 and 5.

 

Situated just east of Oxford on a unique parkland site, Wheatley Park School is a successful 11- 18 academy with a vibrant comprehensive intake. Our vision is to be a sustainably outstanding school in accordance with our values of Everyone Learning and Everyone Caring. 

 

Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:

  • all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character

  • sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still

  • all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly

  • collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload

  • where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people

 

This role includes regulated activity relevant to children. 

 

If you would like to know more, or arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Pat Mason (HR Manager) on 01865 877634 or by email to pmason@wheatleypark.org.  Full details can be found on our website here  Applications for this post can only be accepted via the MyNewTerm website here. To find out more about the River Learning Trust, please visit www.riverlearningtrust.org.

 

Closing Date: Monday 30th January 2023

The school reserves the right to consider and interview candidates ahead of the closing date if appropriate.                                                             

 

Interview Date: TBC



The River Learning Trust and Wheatley Park School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism.  All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people.  The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online.  By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check  Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

 

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates 

 

A copy of our Wheatley Park School Child Protection and Safeguarding policy can be found here

 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. For further guidance for applicants click on the this link List of offences that are not filtered

 

Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

 

What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?

  • Annual pay increase for support staff (in line with grade boundaries) and for Teachers (subject to government framework and successful performance review)

  • A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees

(Teachers Pension for Teachers; LGPS for Support Staff)

  • Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service.

  • Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace.

  • Offering flexible working wherever we can, in order to support the work life balance of our employees.

  • Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and parental leave.

  • Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff (minimum 24 days rising to 32 day plus bank holidays  per annum - dependent on grade of role and length of service) 

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)




Wheatley Park School,  Holton, Oxford, OX33 1QH

Tel: 01865 872441  Fax: 01865 877666
www.wheatleypark.org


More Information: https://mynewterm.com/school/Wheatley-Park-School/140875

Related Documents
pdf file icon WPS Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy
pdf file icon SCIENCE Department Information
pdf file icon Teacher of Science Job Pack September 2023