Teacher of Chemistry (STEM)

Principal: Mr T Urwin

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi million pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley. 

Title: Teacher of Chemistry (TLR2b available for STEM)

Grade: MPS – UPS (Possible TLR2b)

Academy: Consett Academy

Consett Academy is a thriving oversubscribed secondary school, offering a modern teaching environment with unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and community. The Academy enjoys an excellent reputation within the local community and has a strong inclusive ethos where students are encouraged to develop and grow into confident, resilient and exceptional young people.

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented, enthusiastic and inspirational Teacher to join our Science department. Consett Academy is committed to developing all staff and creating further career progression, providing excellent opportunities and benefits.

The Role

This role presents an excellent opportunity to make a real difference to our young people’s lives in all aspects of Academy life through providing high quality teaching and guidance to all students.

Working in line with Teacher’s Standards and Academy values, you will continue the upward trend in this crucial core subject by contributing to raising standards of attainment for students across all Key Stages, to ensure continuous improvement whilst maximising their potential.

Late MPS / UPS candidates:

As a top end MPS / UPS teacher you will have a strong track record of performance with both KS4 and KS5 chemistry and be able to secure excellent engagement and results for pupils. As a chemistry specialist, an additional payment (TLR2b) may be available for an exceptional candidate who can support curriculum design / implementation in their subject area while leading on development of S.T.E.M. curriculum.

Early MPS / Early Careers Candidates:

If you are a new chemistry teacher that has shown potential to grow and develop becoming an outstanding teacher, we strongly recommend applying to be part of a developing science department at Consett Academy. Again, an additional TLR2b allowance may be available for an exceptional candidate who despite being early in their career, can support planning / implementation of the chemistry curriculum through demonstrating excellent subject knowledge. Over time with support from colleagues, you would also start to lead on S.T.E.M.

Required skills/experience

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate high professional standards in teaching and learning, whilst simultaneously driving forward continuous improvement in student outcomes at all levels.

Applicants will have high aspirations with the ability to engage, enthuse and motivate students resulting in a positive impact on student attainment and progress.

As well as excellent communication skills, you must have high expectations of students.  You will consistently model excellent practice and have student achievement and progress at the forefront of your practice.

Completed applications should be emailed to hr@ncdat.org.uk by no later than 18th May 2022 at midday.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 25th May.

Please do not attach copies of CV’s/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process.   Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

New College Durham Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of

 children and vulnerable adults and will undertake

the appropriate employment checks to meet this commitment

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Job Summary

Location: Consett Academy
Salary: MPS - UPS (Possible TLR2b)
Posted on: 5 May 2022
Closing on: 18/05/2022