Science Teacher The Littlehampton Academy, Littlehampton, West Sussex

Job description

Science Teacher required for September 2020 or earlier

The Littlehampton Academy is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and inspiring science teacher for our thriving Science Faculty. An interest in teaching psychology would be an advantage.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant and ambitious school. The Littlehampton Academy is a large academy with a core ethos that supports the development of both staff and students. We are determined to improve student performance in all areas. You will be joining the academy at an exciting time and will have opportunities to make significant contributions.

The Science Faculty is based in a suite of 14 newly refurbished and well-resourced laboratories and is well-supported by a team of knowledgeable technicians .

Our current focus is the continued development of an innovative and engaging KS3 curriculum based on skills and independent enquiry, whilst at KS4, students follow a range of flexible and personalised learning pathways leading to a variety of accredited courses including AQA 9-1 GCSE science trilogy. At KS4 we also offer triple science; at post-16 courses include physics, chemistry, biology and psychology to A2 Level.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

UK Qualified Teacher Status as recognised by the DfE for teaching in secondary education

Essential skills and experience

We welcome applications from both well qualified teachers, and those who are at the beginning of their career.

Employee benefits

The Littlehampton Academy teaching staff benefit from the following:-
• a collaborative approach and highly supportive colleagues;
• an extensive CPD programme tailored to skills and experience;
• the opportunity to join Action Research Groups;
• proven student progress;
• students who are proud of their school and loyal to their teachers;
• strong links with Brighton, Sussex and Chichester Universities;
• free use of the Academy’s fitness suite;
• free on site car parking and easy access to local public transport;
• cycle to work scheme.


About The Littlehampton Academy

The Littlehampton Academy, part of the Woodard Academies Trust, is an improving 11-19 Academy serving the local community of Littlehampton and the surrounding area. The Academy (TLA) boasts excellent facilities, having moved into our state of the art new building in 2012. Littlehampton is on the coast of central southern England between Brighton and Chichester. It has hundreds of square miles of countryside, over half of which are Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, vibrant and varied cities and towns. It has award-winning Blue Flag sandy beaches that have attracted family visitors for generations, while the River Arun and the harbour provide an exciting range of recreational water activities. The Littlehampton Academy ethos reflects our deep commitment to delivering an outstanding education to the students we teach. We prioritise inclusion, value individuals and excel in delivering pastoral care and personalised learning paths for our students. Our aim is to offer students not only a first-class education, but also to teach them real-life skills that will provide lifelong benefits.

Address
Fitzalan Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 6FE
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
The Littlehampton Academy website (opens in a new window)