Secondary Science Teacher

01 Dec 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
About the Opportunity

We are searching for an inspirational Science Teacher who can identify clear teaching objectives, content, lesson structures and sequences appropriate to their specialist subject for the pupils being taught. We would like our applicant to set appropriate and demanding expectations for each pupil's learning and motivation, setting clear targets for pupils and build on their prior attainment.

About You

Assessed as a Good or Outstanding teacher
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the curriculum requirements and developments within your specialist subject
Secure knowledge and understanding of how to make effective personalised provision for all pupils, including those for whom English is an additional language and pupils who have special educational needs

Creativity will drive our successful candidate's teaching to encourage and inspire our pupils to keep them engaged, generating and fueling the curiosity and sparking inquisitive questions.

Our successful candidate will confidently produce detailed and targeted medium/long term plans focused on accelerated pupil progress in line with academy expectations. Through constructive oral and written feedback, you will guide pupils to become resilient, resourceful and reflective learners. To achieve this, you must be able to engage with all stakeholders including pupils, parents/carers, multi-agency teams, all Peak Academy staff and other teachers and professionals throughout the White Horse Federation,

It's vital that records are accurately kept. The information held within the school needs to support EHCPs, Personal Education Plans, funding reviews, and clearly demonstrate pupil progress including soft outcomes. All teachers are responsible for examination predictions and results for their subject area, participating in discussions of pupil targets and progress as well as suggesting improved methods and assist with forward planning.


We know your role needs you to put a lot of effort into it, but we also understand that this should go rewarded. As a White Horse Federation employee you will have access to:

A support network of other forward-thinking, creative staff
Car Purchase scheme
Healthcare plan
Gym membership scheme
Cycle to Work scheme
Childcare vouchers

About Us

The Peak Academy

At The Peak Academy, we believe in challenging the status quo, we think differently. We motivate and engage children to believe in themselves through matching the care and education to meet their needs. We believe that all pupils regardless of their backgrounds and issues can achieve beyond their expectations with support and guidance from professional, exciting and inspirational staff. We encourage, nurture and challenge pupils to do their best in every aspect of their development. We have high expectations of staff and pupils. We provide outstanding care and education for our pupils.

The White Horse Federation

The WHF is a Multi-Academy Trust which supports Primary, Secondary and Special schools in the south of England. At its heart is a belief that we want to develop the type of schools that we would be proud to send our own children to. We do this with a relentless drive for academic excellence blended with a shared moral purpose and shared values but also with an awful lot of fun and happiness in our schools. We genuinely believe in partnership working with our schools, the pupils and their parents and the wider community each serves to create the best possible outcomes for our children.

We also believe that our colleagues are among the finest in the country and we are proud to empower them through support, training and career opportunities. With such outstanding staff we are able to ensure every student achieves all that they are capable of and more, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.