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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time, part time: Please contact HR for full details

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Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • A degree in a relevant subject area.
  • Successful teaching experience in a relevant subject area.
  • Thorough knowledge of the National Curriculum and GCSE specifications.
  • Experience of working in partnership with parents/carers to facilitate effective links between home and school

What the school offers its staff

Now is a really exciting time to be joining Colne Primet Academy as we go through a period of rapid expansion, both in terms of staff and student numbers and with extensive new building and refurbishment work due to be completed in September 2024.

We currently have 875 students on roll from a diverse range of backgrounds, and the students numbers continue to grow up to our full capacity of 1050 over the next few years. Throughout the school, we have students who speak 23 different languages. Working with such a diverse community brings lots of opportunities for students to learn more about each other and themselves.

By joining the Primet family you will become part of a supportive and ambitious team. The core drive of being part of the Primet staff team is about wanting the best for our students, and to help them overcome any barriers to their success. Our aim here at Colne Primet Academy is to give each and every child the very best educational start in life. At all times, we guide, support and inspire.

We collaborate with our colleagues at West Craven High School as well as the three primary academies in our Trust family and have the support of the Pendle Education Trust core team for functions such as Finance, Facilities, Human Resources, Health and Safety, IT, Marketing and Governance.

Further details about the role

Science is led by Zainab Bilal, Head of Science, who has been at Colne Primet Academy since September 2020.

She is supported by Jamie Kinnane, who is a Lead Practitioner in Science, adding to the leadership of the science team as well as leading on aspects of whole school Teaching and Learning. Also in the Science team is Suzanne Tomlinson, Head of Year 8.

The Science team consists of four other teachers of Science, as well as Clare Swain, Senior Deputy Principal, and Angela Marston, Deputy Principal. The heart of the science team is Iryna Smith, Science Technician.

As you can see, this role joins a well established and experienced Science department, and this is an exciting opportunity to be part of this team.

The Science department is based in 6 full Science labs, including 2 which will be brand new and opened in September 2024 as part of the refurbishment works; and one demo lab. The team also have use of a shared workroom facility, which they call the Collaboration Room.

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About Colne Primet Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
864 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Colne Primet Academy became part of the Pendle Education Trust family in 2013 and has experienced transformational change across all areas since then. Former Principal Lynne Blomley has now moved into an Executive Principal for Secondary Education role with the Trust, and the Academy is led by Julia Pilkington.

The school was named Secondary School of the Year at the 2021 East Lancashire Education Awards.

Arranging a visit to Colne Primet Academy

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

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