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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    14 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Design and technology

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type

Fixed term - August 2023

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Applicants should have:

  • An appropriate degree and other qualifications required for the award of QTS.

  • Qualified Teacher Status (trainees should be on track to achieve QTS before taking up the post)

Applications may be strengthened by having:

  • A postgraduate qualification in the subject to be taught.

  • A postgraduate qualification in the teaching of the subject

Applicants should have experience of:

  • Teaching the subject in a secondary school across the 11-16 age range.

  • Assessing students for a variety of purposes using appropriate strategies.

  • Working with whole-school behaviour systems.

  • Supporting students in the subject with a SEND or EAL

Applications may be strengthened by experience of:

  • Teaching the subject in a Sixth Form or other Further Education setting.

  • Being a form tutor and supporting the wider personal development of pupils.

  • Examining the subject for an appropriate exam board.

  • Mentoring trainees and early-career teachers.

Applicants should have knowledge and understanding of:

  • The subject taught, to undergraduate degree level or an equivalent standard

  • Different approaches to teaching the subject and the strengths and weaknesses of these

  • The wider role of a teacher in the personal development of pupils, including the main responsibilities of a form tutor

  • The statutory requirements concerning Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, SEND and Child Protection

Applicants may be strengthened by knowledge and understanding of:

  • Different curriculum models in the subject(s) and the strengths and weaknesses of these

  • Forms of assessment commonly used in the subject(s), including in public examinations

  • Opportunities for teacher development in the subject(s)

Applicants should have the ability to:

  • Express themselves clearly in written and spoken English

  • Manage pupil behaviour in line with a school policy

  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, pupils, parents and the wider community

What the school offers its staff

Hethersett Academy is one of East Anglia’s best performing schools, judged as Outstanding by OFSTED in all areas. Ofsted have highlighted how much our pupils value their education with Hethersett Academy.

"Pupils flourish at this school. They attend regularly, arrive on time and present themselves impeccably. Pupils respect each other and their surroundings. Bullying is rare. Pupils know that if bullying does happen, staff deal with it effectively and promptly. Pupils have very high expectations of their own and others’ behaviour. They value every minute of learning time."

We are a growing village school with a strong history in the local community, with our convenient location just off the A11 also making us a popular choice for families in Wymondham and south Norwich.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hethersett Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1108 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Hethersett Academy is one of East Anglia's top performing schools - recording the highest Progress 8 score in East Anglia in 2017 - and is rated Outstanding by Ofsted in all areas. We are proud of our strong academic approach, without neglecting the richness that comes from experiencing and enjoying sport and culture.

We are a National Teaching School, and part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools, dedicated to ensuring that our young people have the greatest possible opportunities regardless of their background.

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