Lead Teacher of Science

SGS Berkeley Green UTC

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Join South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust and be part of educating the workforce of the future, whilst receiving training and development to support your transition into an exciting new career.

We’re really keen to hear from enthusiastic, committed potential employees of the future. For our part, we will provide you with a rewarding career and the development and support you need to make this transition successful.

You will become part of the SGS family, which includes other schools within the Trust and SGS College.

Many valuable staff benefits. Including:

  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted shopping benefits
  • Excellent Pension Schemes: Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for Corporate staff and Teachers Pension Scheme (TPS) for academic staff
  • Access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources via SGS College’s occupational health portal.

What support is available to me?

You will be invited to attend our comprehensive induction programme and get up to date with all statutory and mandatory training. You will be entitled to a selection of training and development opportunities to support your professional and personal development.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and ambitious Lead Teacher of Science. As a relatively new school, this is a time of exciting growth and change. The Lead Teacher role will enable you to help shape our future direction and will provide excellent career development.

Lead Teacher of Science

Post Number: SGSUTC03

Full Time Equivalent Salary Range: £24,375.00 – £40,494.00 per annum

Plus a TLR of £2,799.00

(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Contract Type: Permanent and Full-time

Hours: 37 hours per week

SGS Berkeley Green UTC opened in September 2017 with outstanding facilities, in a state-of-the-art building.  We provide specialist, high quality technical and academic education for 14-19 students with a strong interest in Engineering and Digital Technologies including Cyber Security. We are committed to developing our students into the STEM experts of tomorrow by working closely with our employer partners to deliver our exciting and industry relevant curriculum.

We are looking to appoint a dynamic and ambitious Lead Teacher of Science.  As a relatively new school, this is a time of exciting growth and change. The Lead Teacher role will enable you to help shape our future direction and will provide excellent career development.  You will oversee a small but dedicated team and contribute to all aspects of school life.  Our facilities are truly fantastic and our students really want to be here.  STEM is at the heart of all we do.

The successful candidate will have the ability to teach all Sciences at GCSE and may contribute to A Level or Level 3 BTEC teaching.   The profile of the successful candidate will in part determine the courses they teach, and the structure of their timetable.

We require a colleague who has:

  • A passion for all sciences and the ability to link learning to the real world;
  • A proven level of excellence in the classroom at KS4 and KS5;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • A willingness to contribute to all aspects of UTC life.

In return we offer:

  • Teaching at KS4 and KS5 with students who are determined to succeed in their chosen field.
  • Outstanding facilities in a purpose-built, £15million environment;
  • The opportunity to work in a small, motivated and dynamic team;
  • Excellent career progression.SGS Academy Trust is a Multi Academy Trust, which was formed in response to the request of the Regional Schools Commissioner, Sir David Carter in November 2014.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor the Trust, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.

There are three schools within the Trust:

Forest High School is situated in Cinderford, Forest of Dean.  Forest High School has engaged with some of the best learning providers in the county to establish a rich, extensive curriculum and to support classroom teaching,   The School is small, intimate and student focused.

SGS Pegasus School opened in September 2017 providing a genuinely innovative school for children and young people with autism.  It is located in Patchway, South Gloucestershire. The School provides a personalised, multi-disciplinary and evidence-based approach to support young people to learn and thrive

SGS Berkeley Green UTC opened in September 2017.  As the first University Technical College (UTC) in Gloucestershire, Berkeley Green aspires to combine outstanding academic and technical education.

If you are interested in this position please complete a SGSAT- Application Form and return hrservicedesk@sgscol.ac.uk ensuring you quote the Post reference number.

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th March 2020

Expected Interview Date: TBC

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud Academy Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.


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Date Posted: 05/03/2020

Deadline for applications: 18/03/2020

Location: SGS Berkeley Green UTC

Start date: 01/09/2020

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