2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Leading Practitioner Range L1 - L5

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate should be qualified to degree level in a Science related subject

• The successful candidate should have a relevant teaching qualification (QTS / PGCE, Cert Ed, BEd).Successful teaching experience in Science.

  • The ability to Science to the full age and ability range is required. (KS3 – KS5)
  • Experience of planning and delivering interventions for pupils.
  • Experience of supporting colleagues to develop
  • Experience of delivering training.
  • A thorough knowledge of and enthusiasm for the Science subjects is required.
  • A commitment to the provision of quality and equality of opportunity in the teaching of Science is required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in a variety of contexts (students, parents, colleagues etc) are sought.
  • To be able to work collaboratively and effectively in a close knit team.
  • Commitment to continuous review and curriculum development is sought.
  • Be able to demonstrate the skills to inspire, lead and manage a team
  • Committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all students

What the school offers its staff

CET strives to be recognised as an employer of choice.

We want to attract high quality staff for our schools and in return offer a ‘people first’ approach, so that staff feel part of a community. We want staff to be confident to both support and challenge one another regardless of position or seniority, feel valued and able to contribute to the development of CET.

We also recognise the need to reward effort and good results as our aim is year−on−year improvement by schools.

There are well developed staff progression routes. We support and develop our staff and give individuals every opportunity to develop and grow with us. There is a commitment to high-quality Continuous Professional Development programmes. These are geared to maximising job satisfaction and significantly increasing expertise, confidence and skills.

Staff can work across our family of schools, enabling our academies to benefit from wider expertise and to offer individuals fresh opportunities. Quality of life outside work significantly shapes the way in which people perform, so the need to achieve a healthy work/life balance is an important aspect of our commitment to staff. In return, we ask our staff to commit to the trust standards, these include:

  • All of us are responsible for promoting the trust values of Respect, Responsibility and Resilience.
  • Staff routinely modelling our view that everyone is helped and supported to ‘Be the best you can be’.
  • In all decision-making, pupils and students must come first and inclusion is at the heart of our learning approach.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About The Whitehaven Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
665 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to The Whitehaven Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email egraham@whitehavenacademy.org.uk.

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