Teacher of Science, Northampton

Closing date:

Abbeyfield SchoolNorthampton

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Science

MPS/UPS-potential enhancements to be discussed at interview

Start-September 2018, an earlier start could be accommodated

Closing date for applications-21st January 2018

Interviews-w/c-22nd January 2018

Abbeyfield School is an exciting place to work, we became an academy with Creative Education Trust in October 2012. This is a school of 1300 students between the ages of 11 and 19. We employ over 130 staff; this includes teaching, support and technical staff. Abbeyfield School is a good school (Ofsted May 2016) with a desire to become outstanding.

Under the strong leadership of Steph Schofield our science department has developed quickly to become a highly successful and innovative. If you would like to contribute to our faculty at this exciting time we would like to hear from you.

Applications from NQTs are welcome as are those from more experienced teachers.

For this teaching post, we are looking to appoint someone who: 

· Is a talented, dynamic and an ambitious teacher, who can ensure good progress for all pupils

· Can inspire high quality teaching and learning.

We can offer: 

· A committed faculty team

· Encouragement for innovation and creativity

· A supportive and collaborative environment and the opportunity to achieve career development

· First class laboratory accommodation supported by well qualified technical support

· Access to a childcare voucher scheme

· Access to our Simply Health healthcare scheme for you and your children (up to the age of 18)

· Abbeyfield School can make a unique offer of high quality on site accommodation if required. Competitive rental rates and no travel costs offer a financial advantage to NQTs and teachers in the early stages of their teaching careers.

For more information and to apply, please download an application form and job description from the Abbeyfield School website www.abbeyfieldschool.org.uk. Completed applications should be returned for the attention of HR by post, to the main school address or via email to recruitment@abbeyfieldschool.org.uk. Visits to the school are welcomed and can be arranged by contacting Nina Adams on nina.adams@abbeyfieldschool.org.uk or 01604 763616. 

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other checks.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Abbeyfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Mereway, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN4 8BU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 763616
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Abbeyfield School is an 11-18 school, predominately serving the South East of Northampton, although students are welcome to apply for a place from across the town.

The school enjoys excellent new buildings that meet the needs of learning in the 21st C...