Teacher of Physics (with Maths)

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.

Einstein said, 'The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existence.'

Post Number: SGSUTC14

Full Time Equivalent Salary Range: £24,510.00 – £41,610.00 pro rata per annum

Plus a TLR of £2,799.00 may be available to a suitably qualified candidate

(Salary is dependent on level of qualification and experience)

Contract Type: Permanent, Part/Full-time

Hours: 22.2 (0.6 FTE)-37 per week (Hours subject to agreement with the successful candidate)

We are looking to recruit a teacher of Physics (with Maths) who is enthusiastic about their subject, and can inspire wonder and curiosity in students. The successful candidate will teach Science and Physics at GCSE, alongside A Level Physics.

Ideally, the post-holder would also teach some Maths at GCSE, A Level, or as part of the level 3 BTEC in Engineering.  In addition, a TLR as Lead Teacher of Science may be available to an appropriately qualified and experienced candidate.  The post is advertised at 0.6 – full-time, and the timetable will be tailored to suit the working hours of the post-holder.

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.  Although we are a specialist centre, the core subjects are very much the foundations on which all else rests.  Developing learners who are confident, fluent and creative is a priority for us.  As the first University Technical College (UTC) in Gloucestershire, Berkeley Green aspires to combine outstanding academic and technical education. We are committed to developing our students into the STEM experts of tomorrow by working closely with our employer partners to deliver an exciting, industry relevant curriculum.

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College sponsor SGS Berkeley Green UTC as part of their Multi-Academy Trust, and their size and range of expertise forms the basis of the support for schools within the Trust.

For more information, please visit https://academytrust.sgscol.ac.uk/

We seek a colleague who has:

  • A genuine interest in science and the ability to link learning to the real world;
  • A proven level of excellence in the classroom at KS4 (and preferably also at KS5) or an NQT with significant potential;
  • 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.

Why choose SGSAT Berkeley Green UTC?

You will become part of the wider SGS family supporting you with your professional development, access to the LGPS/Teachers Pension scheme, discounted shopping benefits, and access to a wide variety of external health and wellbeing resources.

Do you want to have a positive influence on the direction of technical education? Can you support our students to become the wealth creators and idea generators of the future?  If so, this is your opportunity to make your mark. Come and join us on our journey!

If you are interested in this position please complete an online application form by clicking on apply online.

Closing Date:  26th April 2021                       

Expected Interview Date: To be confirmed

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: 14/04/2021

Deadline for applications: 26/04/2021

Location: SGS Berkeley Green UTC, Berkeley. Gloucestershire. GL13 9FB

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