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Teacher of Science

The Petchey AcademyHackney

Start date: September 2021

Salary: Main Scale /Upper Pay Scale

Location: Hackney

Outstanding Teacher wanted for a good school! The Petchey Academy is seeking to appoint dynamic and motivated staff to work at this academy, where there are good opportunities for career advancement supported by strong CPD.

We are currently recruiting for a creative and enthusiastic Teacher of Science.

You should be an outstanding teacher with excellent subject knowledge who is passionate about sharing that knowledge with our students.

The successful candidate will be focused on the attainment and progress of all pupils, have a proven track record of successful teaching and hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

You will be joining an energetic and creative team teaching a wide variety of popular courses across KS3 to KS5. You should have the ability to teach at least one science at A Level.

This post represents a superb career opportunity for a motivated professional who wants to challenge and engage pupils across the full 11-18 age range, and who has a passion for designing an innovative and creative curriculum.

The successful candidate will have:

• Qualified Teacher Status/NQT

• You will be an excellent, enthusiastic and experienced classroom practitioner with the ability to teach Science across Key Stage 3, 4 and at least one science to Key Stage 5

• Have the ability to motivate pupils to achieve excellent examination results

• Have the ability to enthuse and inspire students with a love of Science

• Have the desire to work collaboratively as part of a large and demanding team

• Be able to inspire students to learn and achieve and a have a strong commitment to the highest of standards

• Be keen to drive the development of related extra-curricular activities and partnerships

• Enjoy working in a challenging but highly rewarding environment and be flexible in response to the day-today requirements of a large, busy academy.

The Petchey Academy, under the patronage of Jack Petchey is dedicated to enabling young people to aspire and succeed. We have adopted his motto and encourage our students to truly believe “If I think I can….I can!”

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Petchey Academy, then we are keen to hear from you.

We can offer you:

• The opportunity to be part of a growing Academy in the centre of Hackney’s thriving community

• Excellent facilities and resources for all colleagues and students

• Excellent professional development opportunities and opportunity to grow within the academy

• An excellent benefits package

Please note The Petchey Academy have the right to close the job advertisement earlier.


The Petchey Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

All successful applicants will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

A Section 128 check will be carried out on individuals applying for any role that retains or has been delegated any management responsibilities under the terms of a direction made by the Secretary of State for Education.


The Petchey Academy is committed to promoting equality for all students and employees. Every individual will be treated with courtesy and respect and their contribution to the learning process will be valued.

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding position, enriching the lives of the students who attend The Petchey Academy, then we are keen to hear from you.

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