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  • Start date details

    Depending on checks

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: Full time teaching hours

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS 3 £28,000 - £43,685 Per Annum

Additional allowances

There may also be a possibility of relocation allowance to a suitable candidate, and a Recruitment and Retention allowance of £3,000 pro rata for external candidates.

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • A good degree in a specialist subject teaching qualification.
  • Nationally recognized teaching qualification.

Teaching Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • The skills, knowledge and understanding necessary to teach across Key Stages 3, 4 and 5.
  • To recognise all teachers can get better and consciously work to improve.
  • Understanding of current curriculum issues in relation to teaching subject/s.
  • Able to effectively and appropriately use resources to enact the curriculum well.

Leadership skills, knowledge and experience

  • Be flexible and responsive to a changing educational environment.
  • Contribute to whole school initiatives.

Communication skills, knowledge and experience

  • Committed to working co-operatively with young people; able to communicate sensitively and effectively with them in a manner that shows high positive regard.
  • Able to communicate effectively with parents to represent the Academy positively and feedback information as appropriate.

Professional Development

  • Able to seek and understand development opportunities for self and others.
  • Committed to own professional development.
  • Willing to contribute to the professional development of others.

Attitude and Motivation

  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and prepared to work hard within limits necessary to maintain The Academy’s FamilyFirst ethos.
  • Honest and open.
  • Good organisation and time management skills.

Academy Ethos

  • Have high expectations of what students and staff can achieve.
  • Fully supportive of the aims and ethos of a successful Academy.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment towards extra curricula activities.

Equal Opportunities

  • To have an up-to-date understanding of structural inequities that make it difficult for some groups to succeed.

Health and Safety

  • Aware of Health and Safety and Safeguarding as appropriate to role.

Health and Appearance

  • Good attendance and punctuality record.
  • A willingness to dress professionally in accordance with the culture of the organisation.

What the school offers its staff

Scale M1 – UPS3 £28,000 - £43,685 per annum

Access to Teachers' Pension Scheme

Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education

Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme

Rewards and Recognition Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Further details about the role

The Teacher of Science role at Lodge Park Academy is an important one. We seek someone who believes in the power of knowledge to transform lives, and who is driven by evidence informed ‘best bets’ about curriculum and pedagogy. We benefit from a trust-wide history curriculum, strong collaboration between departments in 11 secondary schools and a strong subject community of like-minded curriculum enthusiasts.

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 Lodge Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1065 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Lodge Park Academy is a mixed secondary school situated on the edge of Corby in Northamptonshire, which was officially opened by Formula 1 ace Lewis Hamilton in May 2013. We offer a high quality education for students aged 11 to 19.

The aim of the academy, which is a proud member of the David Ross Education Trust, is to work in partnership with parents, industry and the community to deliver a world-class education for our students.

Our values and ethos

Resilience, Respect, Tolerance

We are proud to be leading education providers for the community we serve. Our academy combines the highest standards of teaching with impressive new facilities.

Lodge Park understands that every student needs a strong academic foundation to achieve the highest standards. We also understand that this can be supported by a multitude of co-curricular activities. From sport to music, CCF to technology, there is something for everyone. Our aim is that students develop new interests and life-long passions while at our academy.

We offer an academic curriculum which is supported by an innovative programme of co-curricular activities that support the development of well-rounded and confident individuals. We want every student to be the very best they can be, and a credit to themselves and their community.

Since joining the David Ross Education Trust in 2013, our ability to do this has further strengthened. We are proud that we are able to offer our students unrivalled enrichment and sporting opportunities, building confidence and shaping aspirations in all our young people.

Arranging a visit to Lodge Park Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lpa-enquiries@lodgeparkacademy.co.uk.

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