Secondary School Teacher
Start date: January 2024
Closing date: 10th December 2023
Location: Kettering Science Academy
Hours per week: Full time, fixed term contract until August
We are seeking to appoint an
enthusiastic and motivated Secondary Teacher who would like to be part of a
forward-looking team, focused on developing exciting and engaging learning
experiences for all students. We would be particularly interested in
hearing from candidates who have experience teaching in Performing Arts, Oracy
or Literacy specialisms.
High quality teaching and high
expectations are at the heart of Kettering Science Academy and all teachers
will be expected to develop exemplary practice which supports the ethos, values
and vision, and contributes to the overall life and work of the Academy.
Teachers will also be expected to promote and develop social, moral and
physical aptitudes in their pupils and to provide advice and guidance where
The successful candidate will:
• Be a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher with the desire
to inspire and motivate students to achieve and succeed
• Have experience
teaching Key Stage 3 and be able to demonstrate experience teaching at Key
• Be willing to go above
and beyond what is expected, encouraging students to achieve as highly as
• Possess a tenacious
ambition for their students, seeking to give them exciting and engaging
opportunities for learning
What we can offer you
· Daily allowance for
breakfast and lunch.
· A modern building with
fantastic facilities and resources.
· A supportive and
friendly community of staff and students.
· A full induction
· Access to BWT Ambition
Hub training and development programmes.
About Kettering Science Academy
Science Academy was delighted to receive a Good Ofsted rating in July
2023. This report recognised the work
which has been done over many years in relentlessly focussing on providing
stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage
students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring
them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe
education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing
students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an
uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support
and develop students as well as one another.
students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be
reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status
or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from
minority groups and foster a work environment that is inclusive as well as
diverse, where people can be themselves.
are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work
and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering
Science Academy's journey to being the best that we can be and we would like to
offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!
you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application.
Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be
About Brooke Weston Trust
Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to
transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of
the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making
long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to
improve the life chances for young people.
members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated
and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young
place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working
environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through
our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class
professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the
Northamptonshire Teaching School.
To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits
available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.
How to Apply
If you think you can
contribute to this role and to our organisation, we welcome your application!
Further details about
the Academy and the above position can be found on our website
ketteringscienceacademy.org or by telephoning 01536 532700 and asking for Khloé
Hughes, HR Administrator.
Completed application forms will be passed to the
recruitment panel for shortlisting and will be reviewed against the person
specification detailed in the advert.
Applications will be assessed upon receipt,
and we reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date. An
early application is therefore strongly advised.
and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The
Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this
commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with
children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures
barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals
shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their
name across social media platforms and google.
copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here
- Safeguarding and Child
Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7
of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and
Staff Files Policy
Closing date: 10th December 2023
Interview date: TBA
The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974
and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.
This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.
Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.