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Teacher of Science

Kettering Science AcademyNorthamptonshire

Teacher of Science

Start Date: September 2021

Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire

Salary: MPS/UPS

Benefits: Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational Teacher of Science. You will be joining a large and progressive science department in the next phase of its journey. 

The successful candidate will have:

• An excellent subject knowledge and have proven themselves as a highly effective classroom practitioner

• A strong track record of securing strong outcomes for students and raising standards

• A demonstrable ability to lead and develop innovative ideas that will drive progress in the department and ensure engagement of students

• Show commitment to a knowledge rich curriculum

• Share a passion and belief that every child can be the best they can be

About Kettering Science Academy:

Kettering Science Academy is on a rapid journey of improvement.  We embrace our curriculum principles of Knowledge, Strength, Ambition, and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing a stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another. 

We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy. We are very confident that Kettering Science Academy will continue to go from strength to strength and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

About KSA Science Faculty:

We work as a close knit team to deliver and continually review our carefully crafted, knowledge rich curriculum with enthusiasm and care.  Our team is led by Heads of Biology, Chemistry and Physics, bringing identity and curriculum expertise throughout the key stages.  

The faculty consists of 12 purpose built labs supported by a fully serviced prep room.

We deliver Science through to A level, which are among the most popular level 3 qualifications for our older students.  At present roughly one quarter of our students study separate (triple) science at GCSE. 

All science lessons in all key stages are delivered by qualified science specialists in the team.

We commit as a team to pedagogical research and continual improvement – both in terms of our own professional development and in terms of the curriculum which we deliver.  We work together to support and develop one another.

If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted. 

For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact Celina Dilger, HR Administrator, on the below details:

T: 01536 532700

E: recruitment@ketteringscienceacademy.org

W: Brooke Weston Trust Careers

Closing date: Monday 19th April 2021

Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. 

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

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