55 days remaining to apply

  • Earliest start date

    1 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    31 March 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

M1 to M6 UPS1 to UPS 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Larkmead School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, talented and inspiring classroom practitioner to start at either Easter 2023 or September 2023. This is an excellent opportunity for an inspirational, enthusiastic and well qualified teacher to join our thriving Science team. The position is suitable for ECTs and experienced teachers. Although all specialisms are encouraged to apply, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates with the ability and confidence to teach Chemistry.

As the successful candidate you will be:

  • a qualified Science teacher who is always looking to develop
  • confident teaching across Key Stages 3 and 4
  • passionate about all aspects of Science
  • committed to making a difference to young people’s lives
  • a team player with excellent communication and inter-personal skills

Larkmead is a happy, ambitious and vibrant school packed full of energy, opportunity and choice. Great teaching and learning across the school are supported by our culture of research and collaboration. Each student gets the very best experience to enable them to achieve their ambitions. Our pastoral care provides compassion, security and confidence, nurturing students to be happy, to develop and to thrive. The Larkmead Promise sets out our vision, ethos and ambitions for students and staff.


What the school offers its staff

Our Science Faculty at Larkmead School is a supportive group of teachers passionate about the subject of Science. We aim to inspire students about the world around them whilst teaching the skills and content necessary for academic success. Helping each other with topics outside our specialisms and supporting with practical work is one of our strengths and our sequencing of the KS3 curriculum shows our creativity in looking at the big science ideas and making links between them. Faculty meetings are one way we have of discussing our curriculum and sharing good practice and everyone is encouraged, regardless of experience, to contribute. Please do not hesitate to get in touch and visit the school prior to making a formal application.

We offer:

  • an excellent programme of induction and training which seeks to provide an excellent foundation for career progression
  • a forward thinking environment which recognises the benefits of considering flexible working patterns
  • a friendly, caring, supportive and collaborative team environment
  • a professional environment dedicated to Teaching and Learning with a supportive, dedicated and hardworking staff


Commitment to safeguarding

At Larkmead safeguarding and student welfare is of paramount importance and to that end we will always put the physical and mental wellbeing of students first.

Applying for the job

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About Larkmead School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
825 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Larkmead is a happy, ambitious and vibrant school packed full of energy, opportunity and choice. Great teaching and learning across the school are supported by our culture of research and collaboration. Each student gets the very best experience to enable them to achieve their ambitions. Our pastoral care provides compassion, security and confidence, nurturing students to be happy, to develop and to thrive. The Larkmead Promise sets out our vision, ethos and ambitions for students and staff.

Arranging a visit to Larkmead School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jmarshall@larkmead.vale-academy.org.

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