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Science Teacher KS3 & 4

18 Apr 2019   |   Springwell Learning Community   |   MPS/UPS + SEN allowance


Salary MPS/UPS + SEN allowance
Academy Springwell Learning Community
Region Barnsley
Reporting to Lead Teacher for Science and Senior Leadership
Work Commitment Part time, Permanent
Closing Date Tuesday 7 May 2019


Due to expansion, Springwell Learning Community requires an exceptional Science teacher who is passionate about providing the best possible education and care for vulnerable students. This post will involve teaching Science at key stages 3 and 4, including GCSE level as well as delivering Science and supporting non-specialist teachers in delivering Science to Key Stage 3.

Part of the Wellspring Multi Academy Trust, Springwell Alternative Academy (KS1-4) is part of Springwell Learning Community along with Springwell Special Academy which is an outstanding cross-phase SEMH Special School with a national reputation for excellence in working with children and young people with special educational needs and SEMH. As a National Teaching School, Springwell is at the cutting edge of educational development, involved in national research and development, teacher training, bespoke CPD and school-to-school support regionally and nationally.

We are seeking:

  • An exceptional teacher who is able to work with vulnerable pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) or an outstanding NQT passionate about working in an SEMH setting
  • An individual who is passionate about making a real difference to student’s life chances and supporting them in achieving their potential
  • The ability to be creative and use imaginative flair to engage is essential, along with having unconditional positive regard, resilience, drive and high expectations to inspire students to achieve

We can offer you:

  • High quality professional development and support including bespoke CPD
  • Small class sizes
  • Progression opportunities in the school and in the Wellspring Multi Academy Trust
  • Possibility to be involved in educational research and development
  • Specialist support and training will be provided for any teacher who wishes to move from a mainstream setting 



Person Specification

Job Description


How to apply

If you would like to discuss the position further, or visit the academy then please call either Verity Watts (Associate Executive Principal) or Danny Ross (Executive Vice Principal) on 01226 291133

Please note, we are holding a recruitment event at our main site on Thursday 2nd May 2019, between 5pm and 6.30pm, offering an opportunity for candidates to look round the school and talk with senior leaders prior to interviews. Follow Springwell Recruitment on Facebook and Twitter for further details.

Click here to apply via the TES website.


Disclosure & Barring Service

Wellspring Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks. References will be taken up prior to interview.

If you are currently living overseas or have lived / worked overseas in the last five years please be aware that you will be required to provide an overseas criminal record check from the country/countries you have resided in, if you are the preferred candidate for the post.

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