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Science Teacher

Thomas Knyvett College, Ashford, Surrey, TW15 3DU

This job expired on 28 February 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    28 February 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    18 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

£26,948 - £42,780FTE

Science Teacher job summary

Start Date: 1 September 2022

Where Possible Interviews Will Be Held On Site Within Our Schools And We Will Adhere To Our Current Covid Policy For External Visitors. Otherwise Interviews Will Be Held Remotely By Teams Or Skype.

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated, motivated and innovative Teacher of Science to join our team at Thomas Knyvett College. We are looking for an inspirational teacher, preferably with the ability to teach physics, who meets the Teacher Standards, with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment, together with a commitment to bringing out the best in every student.

You will be fully supported by the senior leadership team. Our outstanding staff and students make us a great place to work. When you join us, you will be supported and developed through our extensive CPD programme and given effective PPA allocation to allow for a better work/life balance. Working in our school within The Howard Partnership Trust provides a wealth of opportunities to include excellent career progression options. Regardless of your experience or level of responsibility you will have a range of exciting opportunities to ensure you are improving your craft.

We are looking for staff to join our team who are passionate about improving students’ life chances and capable of contributing to a highly effective and supportive teaching team and our extensive enrichment programme.

We offer an excellent ECT Welcome Payment of £2,000 (conditions apply) and a supportive programme with a mentor and reduced timetable.

Tours to the school are warmly welcomed, if you would like to request a tour of the school, or meet with us informally before applying, then please email the Recruitment Team at recruitment@thpt.org.uk

THPT value their staff very highly, as reflected in the excellent retention rates across the Trust. THPT also operate an extensive Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty & Service Awards, access to discount schemes and membership of the Teacher Pension Scheme.

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

Additional allowances

Welcome Bonus for ECT's (conditions apply)

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Supporting documents

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About Thomas Knyvett College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
733 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Our outstanding staff and wonderful students make us a great place to work. Thomas Knyvett College, part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT), sets high standards for behaviour, promoting traditional values that will be important for life-long achievement. We believe that academic attainment flourishes in this atmosphere, enabling students to develop into confident and well-rounded young adults.

Thomas Knyvett College is a successful, over-subscribed school. We have made rapid and sustained progress over the last five years. However, we are not complacent and seek to ensure that the next five years are as productive as possible. As an exceptional learning community, we have developed our vision and we are as ambitious as ever for our students and staff. We see the College as the central resource for learning and support in the local community and continue to strive for excellence in all we do.

What Ofsted said:
“Staff use their extensive knowledge of every pupil to provide the best support possible for each of them to develop their learning and understanding”. Inspectors praised the ‘warm and respectful’ relationships and highlighted that ‘pupils behave very well’ and ‘there is a strong sense of everyone working together to fulfil the school motto of ‘bringing out the best’.

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