Teacher of Science, Kettering, Northamptonshire

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Kettering Science AcademyKettering, Northamptonshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teacher of Science to join a progressive Science Department. We welcome applications from candidates with biology, chemistry or physics specialisms The role would be suitable for both an experienced member of staff or NQT.  

As a science academy the department’s vision is to continue to raise the profile of science across the Academy. We want to promote and grow science in the Academy, stimulating all students’ interest and enthusiasm for the subject. We are seeking candidates who share our passion for science, who will help us inspire students and be actively committed to innovative teaching and learning in and outside the classroom.  

You would be joining a large, popular and successful department.  All our rooms are fully equipped labs with interactive whiteboards, and we see practical lessons as an essential part of learning science.  All KS4 students are entered for GCSE Sciences, and we have recently expanded to two groups per year taking the separate sciences.   All three sciences are popular choices at A level.    

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher with the desire to inspire and motivate students to achieve and succeed in science.
  • Have experience teaching all sciences across Key Stage 3, and be able to demonstrate experience teaching Science at Key Stage 4. Experience teaching at Key Stage 5 would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Be willing to go above and beyond what is expected, encouraging students to achieve as highly as possible.
  • Possess a tenacious ambition for their students, seeking to give them exciting and engaging opportunities for learning.

About Kettering Science Academy: 

Kettering Science Academy is an improving academy on its journey towards ‘outstanding’.  We have made rapid improvements and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing 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's journey to being the best that we can be and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!  

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 22 May 2018 

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 Academy.  The Academy 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. The post is subject to a DBS Check.

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More about Kettering Science Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Secondary Campus, Deeble Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 7AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1536 532 700
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