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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    7 March 2024

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Science Teacher job summary

Science Teacher

Contract: Permanent

Salary: MPS/UPS

Site: Queen Katharine Academy

Closing date: 9am 22nd April 2024

Start: September 2024

Thomas Deacon Education Trust withhold the right to withdraw the advert and/or interview suitable candidates before the specified closing date.

The Role

Queen Katharine Academy are looking to appoint a Science teacher who wants to make a difference to join our enthusiastic, hard-working and committed team.

The department is well resourced and led by fantastic practitioners and we are looking to appoint a colleague who shares their enthusiasm and unwavering determination to help every student enjoy, achieve and progress in Science from KS3 through to KS5. In Sixth Form, A-Level Biology, Chemistry and Physics and BTEC Engineering are offered and in all cases students make good progress given their starting points.  

Join us in this amazing journey of growth and discovery at QKA. Together we are shaping futures and unlocking a world of possibilities for our students

Unlocking Opportunities with QKA Programmes: Enriching student Journeys

Embark on Exciting Adventures:

We are thrilled to be running a dynamic programme in partnership with The Ogden Trust, opening the door to a world of exciting opportunities for our students. From enriching trips to diverse lesson opportunities, this initiative is designed to enhance students’ educational experience and broaden horizons. The Science Department is also nurturing close relations with Anglia Ruskin University, Peterborough, to support our teaching of Sixth Form, A-Level, Engineering and STEM lessons.

Cambridge Pilot Reading Scheme: Soar into STEM!

As part of our commitment to academic excellence, QKA proudly participates in the Cambridge Pilot Reading Scheme. This offers students unparalleled access to STEM (Science, Technology and Mathematics fields, providing a gateway to a future filled with innovation and discovery.

A Supportive Programme for Student Success:

At QKA, we believe in supporting every student’s journey. Our programs are not just about education; they are about creating a holistic environment where students can thrive, learn and build a foundation for future success.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a school within one of the well-regarded Trusts in the eastern region. The school has a great history of success and a bright and exciting future and we are looking for an ambitious and dynamic teacher to steer it through the next stage of its development. Collaboration, educational research and professional development are at the core of how the schools within Thomas Deacon Education Trust work together. With a clear focus on teaching at all levels, the Trust is well placed to provide great opportunities to promote Queen Katharine Academy as a leading school and you will be given effective support to develop you personally as an outstanding teacher.

ECT specifics

Reduced timetable.

Dedicated mentor.

Opportunity to observe excellent teachers within TDET.

Bespoke in-house CPD.

Weekly Mentor meetings.

Support from senior staff.

Potential to start employment prior to summer holidays.

The Trust offers:

Progression opportunities across the Trust

Access to the most generous pension schemes in the UK (LGPS & teachers’ pension scheme)

Free & confidential Employee Assistance Programme

Continuous development, e.g. regular CPD sessions, coaching, Trust training days

Free eye test vouchers and flu vaccinations

Cycle to work scheme

A supportive Early Careers Teacher programme

£250 Recommend a friend scheme

Collaborative working across schools in the Trust

Thomas Deacon Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Academy will require the successful candidate to provide satisfactory references and undertake an Enhanced Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Queen Katharine Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1559 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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