Trainee Teacher of Science, Ipswich

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Ipswich AcademyIpswich

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Start date: 1st September 2018 (sooner if available for paid internship)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,626 - £18,560 pa (Unqualified teacher point 1 to 2)
Contract term: Fixed Term

Ipswich Academy is looking for committed, talented and enthusiastic graduates to train as teachers of science.

Ipswich Academy offers:

● a highly supportive team ethos

● strong ambition for the success of our students

● a commitment to efficient processes to reduce administrative workload 

● an environment of rapidly growing pupil achievement - IA is ranked 4th amongst Ipswich schools for adding value to pupils’ achievement, and achieved its best ever GCSE results, in 2017.

Paradigm Trust has a proven track record of providing high quality teacher training with 75% of our trainees taking up NQT positions within the Trust. 

Every trainee will benefit from:

● an experienced mentor, part of an established programme of mentoring across the Trust;

● weekly release for out of classroom training;

● joint training with primary colleagues;

● training focused on the science of learning;

● rapid development of classroom skills leading to becoming a skilled and confident teacher;

subject knowledge enhancement to enable you to teach science whatever your degree subject;

● paid internship during the summer term if you are available to start your school work experience immediately.

If you are a graduate, prepared to pass your English and mathematics skills tests, and can demonstrate your enthusiasm and determination to make a difference to young people’s lives –


● Drop in to our open evening on 22nd March at Ipswich Academy, between 6.30 – 8.00pm

● Find out more by visiting our website at and click on Train to Teach with Paradigm – follow the links to the UCAS website.

● Arrange a visit to Ipswich Academy, or a telephone discussion with Ben Rogers, Initial Teacher Co-ordinator, by contacting Mary Williamson at or on 01473 550040.

● Make your application via the UCAS website – please search for Paradigm Trust on the course search page.

Do not delay - applications will be considered as they are received, and should be made by 25th May 2018 at the latest.

All applicants must have due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and if successful will be required to comply with the Trust’s safeguarding policies and procedures.

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More about Ipswich Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Braziers Wood Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 0SP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473 550040
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