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  • Start date details

    Jan 2024 - or to be negotiated

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 September 2023

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of Science job summary

The person appointed will be joining a committed, experienced and friendly team of staff within a highly successful Science department. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the extensive range of extra-curricular opportunities we provide at school.

It is very important for the successful applicant to be:

•      an enthusiastic teacher of Science;

•      able to work co-operatively with a team of teachers;

•      aware of the importance of the organisation of different teaching strategies which underpin successful learning situations;

•      able to devise active learning situations for groups of children;

•      willing to undertake class teacher responsibilities including the pastoral and welfare oversight of children;

•      able to attend and contribute to regular meetings

Conditions of Service

All appointments will be governed by the current Conditions of Service for School Teachers in England and Wales.

Equal Opportunities

Goldington Academy is an equal opportunities employer and therefore operates no restrictive policies in relation to age, sex or creed. It is the wish of the academy’s Governors to appoint the most suitable candidate from all the candidates offering themselves for appointment.

Safer Recruitment

Goldington Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable, and other pre-appointment checks outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2023). All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by contacting Karen Chisnall on chisnallk@goldington.beds.sch.uk. Alternatively, for an informal chat about the role, the contact number is 01234 261516. 

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 Goldington Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
889 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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