This job expired on 13 June 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    13 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will

  • Believe passionately that all children can achieve, no matter their starting point, background or needs;

  • Have the highest expectations and standards

  • Enthuse students with a passion for their subject and inspire them to give of their best

  • Be flexible and resilient, with an unrelenting "can do" attitude

  • Plan strategically using analytical thinking

  • Be able to inspire colleagues and build teams

  • Be able to support and challenge both staff and students whilst maintaining good relationships

  • Be committed to personal and professional development

What the school offers its staff

  • An improving school with high expectations and high standards in all we do

  • Staff who are completely committed to the academy and its students, who provide support and advice to colleagues, and whose morale is high

  • A school with a strong sense of community

  • Strong leadership: "Senior leaders have a clear vision for the school that is suitably articulated through the school’s self-evaluation. They have worked hard to improve the quality of education, as well as teaching and behaviour. They have ensured that professional development is better planned and better personalised." (Ofsted 2022)

  • A developing behaviour system that enables teachers to provide disruption-free learning and gives students the opportunity to fulfil their potential

  • A strong emphasis on literacy across the curriculum

  • A growing school, attracting students from surrounding areas

  • Excellent on-going CPD and career development opportunities

  • Up to nine INSET days per year, dedicated to developing teaching and learning skills

  • Opportunities to make significant contributions to both the academic progress and the wellbeing of our students.


  • Pay scales in line with the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document

  • A contributory pension scheme - Teachers Pension Scheme

  • Occupational Sick Pay in line with local authorities

  • Wellbeing support through free access to an Employee Assistance Programme

  • Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme (offers tax and NI savings)

  • Free on-site parking

  • Free access to Fitness Suite

Further details about the role

For September 2023 (earlier if available) we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspiring Teacher of Science to our team of subject specialists. You will teach across the ability range at KS3 and KS4, with the opportunity to teach at KS5 for an appropriate candidate. The ability to teach Psychology would also be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be working with a team of dedicated staff in a very motivating, forward-thinking environment. Our school is committed to providing excellent CPD at all levels, including weekly teaching and learning development for all and progression programmes for each career stage, from ECT to leadership.

Closing Date: midday on Monday 17th April 2023. We reserve the right to close the vacancy before the closing date so please apply early.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Littlehampton Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

All successful applicants will be subject to a period of probation.

Schools are now required, as part of their shortlisting process, to carry out an online search as part of their due diligence.

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About The Littlehampton Academy

School type
Academy, Christian, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1387 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01903 711120

The Littlehampton Academy is a large academy recently designated by Ofsted as "Good" in all categories and with a year 7 cohort this year exceeding all previous numbers. We are proud to be part of the Woodard Academies Trust which has a distinctive core ethos supporting the development of both staff and students. The group motto: ‘opening minds, raising expectations, transforming lives’ is at the heart of everything we do and reflects our ambitions for all our students.

Situated on the beautiful West Sussex coast and with views of the South Downs, our academy has state-of-the-art facilities - including ample staff parking and a fitness suite. We are close to good transport links to surrounding towns, including Worthing, Chichester and Brighton.

Arranging a visit to The Littlehampton Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@tla.woodard.co.uk.

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