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  • Earliest start date

    1 October 2022

  • Latest start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    30 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

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Teacher of Science job summary

  • Teacher of Science
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Salary: MPS/UPS
  • Starting ASAP/January 2023
  • Thetford Academy

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Science at Thetford Academy. If you are an excellent teacher, who is passionate about Science and excited about continuing to develop your practice, then we want to hear from you.

We believe in creating an exceptional environment for teachers, as it is our teachers who transform our students’ lives. We deliver an aspirational, academic curriculum and place a high value on teacher expertise and subject knowledge. We believe that all students have the right to access a rich, academic curriculum, regardless of background or disadvantage. We are looking for a teacher who shares that belief and is committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for their students.

Thetford Academy is a remarkable place to work. We are a diverse school and are firmly committed to seeing that diversity reflected across our staff. Thetford Academy is a school at the academic and cultural heart of our community. We teach our pupils a curriculum to prepare them for challenges they may face whilst building an appreciation and understanding of the world and achieve this by teaching our pupils to develop a set of values and habits to allow them to contribute to our community, and beyond.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, twice ranked the country’s top comprehensive schools group for secondary progress, and strongly believe in the importance of giving the widest educational opportunities to all young people, regardless of their background. We have strong teaching networks across the Trust, with opportunities to work with a diverse range of schools and partners.

You will have the opportunities to help your career flourish, in a supportive and stimulating environment. We are committed to offering excellent professional opportunities and learning opportunities for our staff, through careful support and personalised CPD.

If you would like an informal conversation with the Principal, Dan Carter, prior to applying please contact his PA Ilona Haye to arrange on: ilonahaye@inspirationtrust.org

To apply for this role please click the button on this page to complete the online application form.

  • Closing date for applications: 12pm on 30th September 2022
  • Interview date: week commencing Monday 10th October 2022

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and all staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. You will be required to provide references and undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About The Thetford Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1258 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Thetford Academy is a community secondary school and sixth form, close to the Norfolk-Suffolk border. We help our students get the best possible GCSE results, and guide them through A Levels and vocational studies that prepare them for university and the world of work.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, a close-knit family of schools in East Anglia, dedicated to providing high-quality education for all of our young people, combining academic attainment with rich cultural experiences.

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