8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    10 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS / UPS (depending on experience)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Lydiard Park Academy requires a motivated Teacher of Science to join our academy from September 2024 on a full time basis in a permanent post.

Are you:

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic and passionate about teaching?
  • Willing to work flexibly in the face of changing demands?
  • Inspired by young people achieving their potential?
  • Motivated by the prospect of building on our recent exam successes?

What the school offers its staff

About Lydiard Park Academy:

Lydiard Park Academy is proud to have maintained its Good rating after a recent Ofsted inspection in December 2023. The school continues to be recognised for its commitment to excellence and is a consistently trusted choice for families with its broad and ambitious curriculum

We are constantly seeking new ways to enhance the educational experience for our pupils and to ensure that they have access to the resources and support they need to excel. We encourage all staff to be committed to their professional development, supported through our programme of professional learning that supports everyone to develop their practice and leadership skills.

As a school in The Park Academies Trust, we aim to be a centre of educational excellence that inspire all pupils to turn their potential into performance. Located in Swindon, near the natural beauty of the Wiltshire Downs and the Cotswolds, we are also within easy reach of the university towns of Bath, Bristol and Oxford and just under an hour by train from London. Our ideal location means that our students benefit from a wide range of curriculum-enhancing opportunities.

About The Park Academies Trust:

The Park Academies Trust was formed in 2016 with the vision to make a significant contribution to improving education in Swindon and surrounds. A family of six schools; Abbey Park School, Lydiard Park Academy, Highworth Warneford School, Orchid Vale Primary School, Red Oaks Primary School and Bridlewood Primary School; the Trust offers a high quality all through educational provision from nursery right up to our Sixth Form based at Lydiard Park Academy, enabling staff and pupils alike to benefit from being part of a thriving multi-phase educational Trust.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by appointment, where you can tour the school, talk to pupils and staff about life at Lydiard Park Academy.

We offer:

  • A positive and dynamic environment in a Trust which is growing in both size and success
  • A strong pupil ethos centred on mutual respect and fulfilling potential
  • Excellent opportunities for CPD across the Trust.
  • Competitive salary
  • Staff Discount portal
  • Support from experienced and knowledgeable colleagues across the Trust
  • Attractive Pension Scheme

The Park Academies Trust has joined forces with a number of excellent service providers to give you that little bit extra, that little pat on the back:

  • Doctor Care Anywhere
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Let’s Connect – Salary sacrifice Technology
  • Love Electric – Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme
  • My Gym Discounts

Further details about the role


Start date: 1st September 2024

Salary range: Main Scale / Upper Scale (depending on experience)

Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date: Please note that we will review applications as and when they are received. We reserve the right to close this vacancy for applications at any point.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Park Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All job offers are subject to satisfactory reference and DBS checks. In line with statutory guidance in ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, we will carry out an online search as part of our due-diligence on short-listed candidates.

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About Lydiard Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1275 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01793 874224

Arranging a visit to Lydiard Park Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email askhr@lydiardparkacademy.org.uk.

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