10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    10 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/ UPS (£28,000 - £43,685)

Additional allowances

R&R allowance to be negotiated for the right candidate.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like to hear someone who:

  • is committed to becoming a truly excellent teacher
  • can teach a broad range of engaging and effective lessons that motivate, inspire and improve student attainment
  • can plan and deliver lessons and sequences of lessons to the highest standard that ensure real learning takes place and students make superior progress
  • has proven leadership skills
  • is able to raise attainment and challenge students to achieve their best
  • has a commitment to extra-curricular activities
  • is aware of current initiatives in Maths
  • is an effective team member who can contribute positively to the work in the Department
  • has a positive, cheerful outlook with a good sense of humour
  • is able to forge good relationships with students and staff
  • is able to work hard and remain calm under pressure

What the school offers its staff

  • enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning;
  • a caring and supportive community environment;
  • a commitment to health and wellbeing of staff;
  • a commitment to professional development;
  • full support and induction programme for ECTs;
  • the opportunity to work effectively with other schools as part of a multi-academy trust.

Further details about the role

As a forward-looking and innovative school we are seeking to appoint a highly skilled Teacher of Science (with the ability to teach Physics to KS4 and KS5 preferred) to join our large, friendly and successful team. This is an outstanding opportunity for an ECT or experienced teacher to join our highly successful Science Department. You must have QTS status. An ability to teach across the full age and ability range up to A Level is desirable.


Kingdown School is ranked in the top 10 secondary schools in Wiltshire situated in Warminster in the heart of beautiful rural Wiltshire with excellent links to Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and the South-West. Kingdown School is an academy under the Acorn Education Trust providing exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on the collective experience of a Trust.

The Science Department is housed together in one block and comprises 12 laboratories, a large main prep-room and 5 smaller rooms which double as prep-rooms and office space. All full time science teachers in the Department have their own room in which they teach and we are on a rolling programme of laboratory refurbishment for our oldest laboratories. We have good facilities, including your own office space and computer; we provide a wide variety of resources.

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About Kingdown School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1538 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01985 215551

Arranging a visit to Kingdown School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ajh@kingdown.wilts.sch.uk.

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