Teacher of Science

Weston Favell Academy (Northamptonshire)

This vacancy is now closed


Salary: MPR/UPR

Start date:  ASAP / September 2024

Closing date:  17th March 2024 at midnight

We are looking for a well-qualified, enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Teacher of Science who has the highest expectations of themselves and our pupils. If you provide high quality teaching and have a natural passion for improving the life chances of our children then this could be the role for you.

About the Role:

We wish to recruit someone who shares our vision that all pupils should leave with the skills to be able to appreciate science and relate it to the world they live in.  As a Teacher of Science, you will be expected to ensure through effective teaching and learning, that all pupils are equipped to use and apply investigatory, analytical, interpreting and communication skills.

About You:

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about science and about helping all pupils succeed despite their background
  • has high professional standards
  • is committed to raising the achievement of all learners by ensuring teaching across the curriculum is of the highest quality 
  • is able to make positive relationships with staff, pupils and parents alike
  • is able to plan and deliver innovative and inspirational lessons that engage pupils
  • has the ability to teach up to KS5

About us:

Weston Favell Academy is making substantial improvements in all areas and you will be joining a very experienced and diverse team.  In addition, our growing Sixth Form is sending ever increasing numbers of students onto prestigious universities and high quality apprenticeships as our results improve. 

The Academy, led by Todd Johnson, Senior Executive Principal, has a very vibrant, supportive and hardworking team, committed to promoting high achievement in education whilst ensuring that standards of behaviour and uniform are impeccable.  Pupils are supported to not only achieve highly but also to ensure they are prepared for their future through a variety of enrichment opportunities. 

Located on the outskirts of Northampton, we are situated in a great part of the country. Northampton has a £20billion economy and sits at the heart of one of four designated Growth Areas in England, with big plans for housing and the economy. With plenty of countryside on the doorstep it’s surprising that it’s only an hour away from London.

We would love to invite perspective candidates to come and visit the Academy to have the opportunity to meet the senior team and discuss recruitment options within the Academy. If you would like further information on the role, please contact Jo Cosciani, PA to the Senior Executive Principal, on jcosciani@westonfavellacademy.org. We look forward to meeting you.

In Return:

All GAT academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the Education Support Team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning.  You will also receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Trust’s Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. That’s why we give everyone who joins a Perkbox account – with 24/7 access to perks and discounts, plus curated wellbeing tools to look after your physical and mental health. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7
  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round
  • Save money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Health Assured

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.