Teacher of Science

Wednesfield High, being rebranded as University of Wolverhampton Wednesfield Academy, Wolverhampton
Teachers Main/Upper Pay Range M1 to U3 £25,714 - £41,604
25 Nov 2021
01 Dec 2021
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The University of Wolverhampton Wednesfield Academy is situated in the north-east area of Wolverhampton. There will be approximately 1,000 students attending the academy from September 2021 which includes 100 who are Sixth Form. This is an extremely exciting time to join an expanding academy on our journey to becoming an outstanding.

We have close links with the University Of Wolverhampton who are our Academy Sponsor.

We have a committed, talented team of staff who work exceptionally hard to ensure the success and enjoyment of students.

We build our Academy ethos around our motto of “Changing Lives, Shaping Futures” which shows our focus on ensuring that our students become highly successful citizens in a 21st-century world. Our day to day practice is tied closely to our “Team Wednesfield” values of:-






We aim to ensure that our community, as a whole, show these values in everything that they do.

We are striving to improve provision for our students on a day to day basis and we will never stop our clear focus on continuous improvement.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, energetic and inspiring Teacher of Science.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of supporting students and the commitment to raise attainment and achievement in Science.  They will be able to inspire colleagues and students and offer fresh ideas, as well as being resourceful and keen to achieve the highest possible standards for our young people. 

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a secure understanding about how disadvantaged students in Science and beyond, can make significant progress.

The Science department at Wednesfield Academy is highly ambitious, recruiting well at Post-16. The post would be ideal for anyone with ambition, drive and passion who wants to work with a committed team of professional staff.  The Academy is committed to high quality professional development, supporting staff to take the next steps in their professional career.

A relevant degree.

Must be willing to teach Science at key stage 3, 4 and 5.

Passion for Science and enjoy working with young people

Establish successful relationships at all levels Maintain effective communications Demonstrate appropriate inter-personal skills

Ability to prioritise time effectively Self-confidence and presence

Personal impact, commitment, enthusiasm and integrity

Sensitivity to the needs of a diverse academy population

Willingness to maintain their professional development

Please contact Niki Carpenter (Headteacher) for further details

Closing Date - Wednesday 1st December 2021.

We will close the advert earlier than this date and interview should the right candidates (who meet the person specification) apply and be appointed.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful.

The University of Wolverhampton Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We therefore expect all staff and volunteers to work to and within school policies and procedures, including safeguarding, child protection and health and safety.

This post is subject to satisfactory references which will be requested prior to the interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications, plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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