Teacher of Science, Cambridgeshire

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St Ivo AcademyCambridgeshire
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Start date: 1/1/20
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Science

Required from January 2020

Full time, Maternity Cover post


We are seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic Teacher of Science to join our highly motivated, dedicated and committed department. This is a full time, maternity cover position, which would suit an NQT or an experienced colleague. St Ivo Academy is one of the largest Academies in Cambridgeshire. Awarded ‘Good’ by Ofsted across all areas in our summer 2016 inspection our school is simply a great community in which to work and thrive.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual who will engage, challenge and motivate our students.  In return, we will offer you the chance to join a strong and experienced team, enabling you to develop your own skills and enhance your career development through a wealth of CPD opportunities.  A comprehensive induction and support package is available for all new staff.

Science at St Ivo sees good levels of achievement at all key stages (our GCSE results in summer 2019 included 62% grade 4+ for Combined Science, and 94% of Triple Science grades at 4+). There is also a large uptake for single Sciences at A-Level, where results are again well above the national average (including 56% A*B in Chemistry summer 2019). Our departmental staff are all provided with the opportunity to teach across the full age and ability range, and expected to specialise post-16.

Our academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post would be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory medical and employment references.

St Ives is a beautiful and ancient riverside market town enjoying the benefits of a superb location in rural Cambridgeshire: centrally located next to the A14 and within easy reach of the county towns of both Cambridge and Peterborough.  Visits are most welcome from potential applicants.

To apply for this vacancy access our website http://www.astreastivo.org then email to hr@astreastivo.org

Closing date: 28th October 2019

Interviews: to be held late October 2019 (shortlisted candidates will be informed of the exact date)

The school reserves the right to interview shortlisted candidates during the application window (if applicable).

More about St Ivo Academy
Address: High Leys, St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, PE27 6RR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1480 375400