Granville Academy - Teacher of Science


Teacher of Science


MPS/UPS (£28,000 - £43,685)


32.5 hours

Contract Type:


Start Date:

January 2024

Suitable for an ECT?



            Granville Academy 

Location: Burton Road, Woodville, Derbyshire, DE11 7JR

Granville Academy joined The de Ferrers Trust in 2017. We are a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.

Here, at Granville Academy, we are on a truly exciting journey of improving standards and outcomes in our pursuit of excellence. We are already seeing results with good behaviour recognised in our recent Ofsted report with significantly improved outcomes across all areas of the curriculum.

Good behaviour provides the foundations for high quality teaching and learning to thrive. It allows teachers to focus on their craft and to teach well. High quality teaching is sacrosanct and is the absolute focus of our next chapter ensuring that great teaching impacts positively on the outcomes of all within our care.

Our visitors tell us that our academy offers them a warm welcome with a calm atmosphere conducive to high quality teaching and learning. We are a passionate and a committed group of staff who support each other to be the best that we can be.

Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

At Granville Academy we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day. If you share this commitment, if you are passionate about young people, their opportunities and their life chances, we are the academy for you!

The Candidate

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and motivated teacher of Science with an infectious passion for their subject and specialist subject knowledge to join us at Granville Academy. You will be part of a wider Science Team  and will receive excellent support and opportunities for development within the Academy and across the Trust.

You must be confident in the delivery of all scientific disciplines at KS3 and up to foundation GCSE level at KS4 as well as having the ambition and dedication to continue to support the development of the curriculum and wider curriculum in line with current practice and research in effective teaching. You will be able to support the promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress, attainment and behaviour through working effectively and collaboratively.

You will be passionate about your specialist subject, recognise the importance and impact that this area of the curriculum has on a students wider life, on their ability to be responsible, moral global citizens; ready to take their place in a tolerant and diverse world, confident and well informed to articulate and engage in debate and community life.  Your input will be invaluable and must aim to inspire students within all areas of Science within and beyond your curriculum.

One of the key strengths of the academy is the positive relationships between staff and students. We have a friendly, respectful and harmonious environment.  We are truly inclusive and will not tolerate discrimination of any kind. Within our school community, students and staff are known, valued, developed and supported to be successful. 

We believe that every member of our community has the right to feel safe; tolerance, respect and fairness underpin the fabric of our ethos and are promoted through the traditional British values such as treating each other with respect, being courteous and polite.

We have a strong commitment to helping and encouraging our students to make a positive contribution to their community. Granville is at the heart of the Woodville community, and we take every opportunity to be involved in joint events and projects and are developing strong links with community stakeholders and external parties.  The successful candidate will be keen to support this to address issues within both a global, national and local context. 

Anyone who has qualified from 2020, is eligible, in chemistry, computing, mathematics and physics teachers can apply for levelling up premium payments of up to £2,500 for teaching at Granville Academy. To find out more information click here.

Continuing Professional Development

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve.  We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust offers an excellent benefit package which includes:

·       Cycle to Work Scheme

·       Employee Assistance Programme

·       Discounted Gym Membership

·       BHSF Healthcare Scheme

We are proud of our academy and keen to show you around.  Applicants for positions are encouraged to visit the academy by contacting the academy on 01283 216765.

How to Apply:

Start date: January 2024

You can apply directly to the Trust HR Team via the Trust website and email your application to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: This is an open advert and will close once a suitable candidate has been appointed. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early should we receive a high volume of applications.

Please ensure to regularly check your junk/spam folder for any correspondence in relation to the progress of your application. 

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from submitting your application, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 216765 and ask to speak to the Rachael Lane, HR Officer.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.


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