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Posted Tuesday 20th Jul 2021

Start Date Wednesday 1st Sep 2021

Close Date Friday 30th Jul 2021 (closed)

Key Stage Secondary

Job Description

Our school in Folkestone is looking to recruit a research-engaged, dedicated Science Teacher (NQT candidates considered) to help us ensure that our knowledge-led curriculum is effectively delivered to our ambitious, confident and successful pupils.


"As a faculty we are committed to supporting our pupils in becoming confident in their own ability, with a sense of purpose and a vision for their futures. We want all of our pupils to be successful, achieving qualifications that prepare them to succeed in their ambitions so that the Academy is a place where all children thrive and knowledge matters. We have high expectations of our pupils at the Academy; our behaviour policy assures the highest expectations of behaviour in and out of lessons, creating a calm and purposeful learning environment."

We need an inspirational and experienced science teacher who is highly motivated and dedicated.  The right candidate would have a passion for powerful education and research and be capable to take on an appropriate responsibility within the department.   The role will require an expert teacher who is capable of leading and inspiring colleagues as well as pupils.  They will have an enthusiasm and passion for science education and must be able to translate that to the classroom.   The science team are used to working collaboratively and the ability to help to develop this approach is an important part of this role, along with working as part of the wider Trust Science department.  

The ideal candidate will…

  • be dedicated to improving pupils progress and raising attainment
  • possess the drive and determination to assist students in breaking down barriers inside and outside of education
  • value our respectful environment, ensuring that pupils and colleagues alike respect and support each other to ensure a calm and purposeful site
  • believe that a knowledge and research-led curriculum is the necessary catalyst, with the ability and determination to be part of the Academy’s community to support ambitious, confident and successful students
  • be confident in developing and delivering innovative approaches to science teaching in the classroom and through virtual provision
  • have some experience of middle leadership or be at a suitable point of their career to take this step up

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults; therefore, every candidate is subject to relevant qualifications, satisfactory references, enhanced DBS and other relevant checks being made.

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Start Date September 2021

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