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  • Start date details

    February 2023

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 January 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31 August 2023

Full-time equivalent salary

MPR/UPR (£28,000 - £43,685 per annum)

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Samuel Ward Academy are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher to join the Science department. This post would be suitable for an ECT or a more experienced teacher, open to any science subject specialism.

What the school offers its staff

As a member of the Science department at Samuel Ward Academy, you can expect:

  • Positive support from SLT, teaching staff and support staff, including providing cover for a well-being day on a day of your choice.
  • A well-resourced, evidence-informed curriculum.
  • Clear behaviour policy with a centralised detention system and high expectations for students.
  • A feedback policy based on whole class feedback (no book marking).
  • Modern labs with visualisers in each.
  • A subject specific ECT mentor (if applicable).
  • 6 weeks per year of 1:1 coaching with an experienced coach for all non-ECTs.
  • High-quality subject specific CPD.
  • A friendly, welcoming and supportive team of science teachers and technicians.

We are looking for highly capable staff who have an excellent understanding of the subject and have the ability to motivate, challenge and inspire our students, with the potential to make a positive contribution to teaching and learning at Samuel Ward Academy.

In return, we can offer excellent induction and training to support professional development to all at a school level.

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

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About Samuel Ward Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1219 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01440 760333

Arranging a visit to Samuel Ward Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kfranks@samuelward.co.uk.

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