We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Biology Teacher to join our popular and oversubscribed STEM specialist academy. Applications are welcomed from both experienced and newly qualified teachers. Additional responsibility allowances may be available for experienced candidates.
Proudly rated Good by Ofsted in all 4 categories in June 2016, The UCL Academy is a mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden. Priding ourselves on high academic aspirations, A-Level students in 2016 attained substantially above the national average for A*-B grades, and we expect GCSE outcomes to be well above the national average when the first cohort of pupils take their examinations in 2017.
Science teachers at UCL Academy plan and teach a curriculum which is both inspiring and engaging and includes elements of cutting edge research. Our links with University College London give us access to unrivalled University laboratories with specialist equipment. We aim to enrich our students with practical and real-life context self-directed activities.
Our sponsor, University College London, is among the top universities in the world, we benefit terrifically from this supportive partnership. Staff and students alike develop their teaching and learning in exciting ways informed by the latest research. Staff from both institutions work collaboratively, with those from the university being used aspirationally with the academy’s students.
* State-of-the-art classroom technology – including Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics from UCL
* Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
* Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning – 50% of teachers are now enrolled in the coaching programme
* An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff have access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
* Laptops & iPads for all staff members
How to Apply
To apply please request an application pack from Steven Jackson at , or you can contact Steven on for further information. Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.
Closing Date: 12.00 noon on Thursday 15th June 2017
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.
Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.
Steven Jackson c/o The UCL Academy
Adelaide Road, Camden London, NW3 3AQ
Java Developer / Software Engineer (Java Python Big Data SQL Algorithm Data Structures R&D). Technologist Java Developer sought by scientific start-up software house that provide a Knowledge Discovery and Intelligent Search product for the pharmaceutical industry.
As a Java Developer you will design and develop for the core research platform which utilises Artificial Intelligence and Big Data to dramatically reduce the time new drugs spend in the first phase of testing. You'll be a core member of a collaborative Agile TDD team responsible for providing a scalable infrastructure to support and run the intelligent search technology; you'll spend your time investigating the best database servers, graph data structures, distributed computing and data repositories, deploying to local servers and the cloud.
This role will suit a polyglot, comfortable using a range of languages and technologies, primarily Java and Python with a range of others including Neo4J, ElasticSearch, Ansible, Docker, AWS, Atlassian and NoSQL.
Spacious offices based in North London; there's a friendly team atmosphere and a good work / life balance; excellent opportunity to work on software that can positively influence thousands of ordinary people.
*Expert coding skills with Java and / or Python
*Keen problem solver with an agnostic approach to languages and technology
*Knowledge of relevant technologies and opinions on what to use; the current stack is based on Java, Python, Neo4J, ElasticSearch, Linux, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Docker, Bamboo, Travis, Terraform, AWS, EC2, Jenkins, Sonar, Git, VMWare, Saltstack, Atlassian, MySQL, NoSQL, Hadoop, Spark, Nginx, Apache
*A strong advocate of Test Driven Development, automated testing and other practices for producing resilient software
*Experience of Agile Scrum, fast iterative environments and version control
*Collaborative and pragmatic
As a Java Developer / Software Engineer you can expect to earn a highly competitive salary (to £80k) plus benefits including pension, health insurance, cycle-to-work scheme and fresh fruit daily.
Send your CV or call for a confidential discussion about this Java Developer / Software Engineer opportunity.