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Teacher of Science

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Organisation:Rushey Mead Educational Trust 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 32.5 

Salary:MPS/UPS (£23,720 – £39,406)  

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Rushey Mead Academy, Melton Road, Leicester, Leics, LE4 7AN 


Closing date:28 April 2019 at midnight 

The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. The Trust draws its educational excellence from the established track record of the high quality education provision of Rushey Mead Academy, the Trust's convertor academy.
TMET provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.
Rushey Mead Academy is a thriving, oversubscribed, diverse and happy school with a long history of success. We have been rated by Ofsted as outstanding since 2007 and became one of the first Teaching Schools in 2011.
Full Time or Part time
Start Date: 23rd August 2019
Job ref: SCI19/20
As a result of growth in pupil numbers and promotion of existing post holder, we are looking to appoint subject experts and enthusiasts to our high achieving team who want to work in a school where:
  • science is valued by students and families;
  • where the majority of students go on to study science at A level;
  • where Academy’s results have been significantly above national averages for many years and are in the top 10% nationally;
  • where the science progress 8 score is significantly above average at +1.0 for two consecutive years and ranked in the top 5% nationally;
  • where there is a strong academic ethos and high expectations of students;
  • where behaviour management is centralised and teachers are enabled to flourish.
The successful candidates will teach sciences throughout the age range, including all three subjects; Biology, Chemistry and Physics to GCSE. The academy is well placed to offer a comprehensive support package to NQTs from all routes into teaching, including PGCE, SCITT and Schools Direct. Both new and established teachers will be supported and encouraged to develop their practice by engaging in the numerous opportunities to collaborate share ideas with colleagues within our Professional Learning programme.
Please see the enclosed Job Description and Person Specification for more information.   
The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure check.
How to apply
If you are interested in this post, please complete the application form online or alternatively email it to rmrecruitment@rushey-tmet.uk
A letter detailing why you are a suitable candidate for the position should accompany your completed application form.
Should you have any queries regarding your application please email rmrecruitment@rushey-tmet.uk
Please see the documents listed below, which may assist you in making your application:
  • Teacher of Science Application Pack & Job Description
  • Application and Recruitment Process document
  • Ofsted Summary Report
Rushey Mead Academy is committed to:
  • safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment
  • equal opportunities and equal value for staff and students, prevention of discrimination in its many forms