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  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: This role is 1.0 FTE.

Contract type


Pay scale

£28,000.00 - £43,685.00 Annually (FTE) MPS/UPS 1.0 FTE

Additional allowances

TLR2a (£3017) available (KS3 Coordinator) for the right candidate.

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Teach the full range of ability students across Key Stages 3 and 4 (and potentially at KS5 depending on experience).

  • Maintain discipline in accordance with the school’s procedures, and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, work standards & homework

  • Ensure a high quality learning experience for students, which meets internal & external quality standards.

  • Undertake a designated programme of teaching, being responsible for the delivery & interpretation of schemes of work.

  • Prepare & update subject materials.

  • Use a variety of teaching & learning styles to stimulate learning

  • Teach students according to their educational needs to ensure the best outcomes

  • Assess, record & report on the attendance, progress & development of students & to keep such records as are required


  • Take part in marketing & liaison activities, such as Parents’ Open Evenings.

  • Participate in meetings which relate to the curriculum for the school, inc. pastoral arrangements.

Person specification:

A qualified teacher, preferably with a bachelor’s degree and with a passion and enthusiasm for learning, who:

  • Consistently delivers good to outstanding teaching, demonstrating knowledge and understanding of effective teaching practices and best practices.

  • Demonstrates a proven record of raising attainment and improving progress.

  • Evidence of own class excellent outcomes.

  • Implements effective differentiation to support progress for all students through learning.

  • Possesses sound subject knowledge and related pedagogy, and is able to identify and utilise high-quality research sources.

  • Expects challenge and has the ability to inspire enthusiasm and confidence in others.

  • Supports productive home-school partnerships and follows statutory guidance and safeguarding best practice at all times.

  • Models high professional standards, demonstrate resilience, determination, and a positive outlook.

  • Communicates effectively, demonstrating empathy, care and compassion to students.

  • Follows safeguarding procedures, priorities and best practice at all times.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you an amazing place to work and some great benefits, including:

  • A modern, well equipped school with outstanding facilities.
  • A team of dedicated and enthusiastic staff who are passionate about teaching and learning.
  • A Trust culture which is fair, developmental, and supportive of staff and pupils.
  • Opportunities to access quality CPD, to ensure professional success and personal satisfaction.
  • Inclusion in Perkbox - our benefits scheme which provides a range of great savings and perks.
  • An Employee Assistance Programme to give practical support for your health and wellbeing.
  • The option to be part of a nationally recognised cycle to work scheme.
  • A focus on staff happiness, healthiness and a holistic approach to wellbeing.
  • Generous pension and holidays.
  • A large network across the primary and secondary settings.
  • Attractive pay and opportunities to develop skills across a growing Trust.
  • Amazing support from cross Trust systems and leading school improvement initiatives.

Further details about the role

Bideford College Science Faculty is a consistently high-performing team that strives to deliver an exceptional science education for our students. The faculty works in collaboration with Exeter University and Institute of Physics, along with other local and national institutions, to deliver a high quality, broad and rich science curriculum that enables all of our students to achieve exceptional outcomes.

Commitment to safeguarding

Please refer to our safeguarding policy on the Athena Learning Trust website at:


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About Bideford College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1430 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01566 701 683

Bideford College is part of the Athena Learning Trust alongside Altarnun Primary, Atlantic Academy, Egloskerry Primary, Launceston College and Launceston Primary School .

Bideford College is a rapidly improving 11 – 18 secondary school on the North Devon coast. It aims to ensure that all students, regardless of socio-economic background can successfully move on to their next step in education or employment with the skills and qualifications they need. We do this through a broad and balanced curriculum and co-curricular offer which enables students to develop resilience, knowledge and contribute positively to the local and global community. We are committed to driving up standards, insisting on high expectations and raising the aspirations of our students.

We are proud of the broad and balanced curriculum that we offer our students in both the main school and in the sixth form. It offers the potential to develop a range of academic and vocational skills that prepares young people for careers in the 21st century. This is underpinned by a wealth of extra-curricular opportunities that nurtures the development of sporting, artistic and technical talents that sees our students succeed at a local, national and international level.

Bideford College is a caring community and we are proud of the inclusive school climate that has been created through the positive relationships developed between students and staff. We want our students to feel safe in the learning culture that exists in the classrooms of the college.

Arranging a visit to Bideford College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email people@athenalearningtrust.uk.

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