Teacher of Science

The St Leonards Academy, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex


Job details

Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary


Teachers Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range
Dependent on experience and qualifications
Start date: January 2020

The St Leonards Academy requires an experience Science teacher to join their enthusiastic team who is able to contribute to raising standards in the classroom from KS3 to KS4. The Science team have raised attainment year on year and are committed to changing the life chances of our students.

We are looking for:
• a specialist committed to the progress of ALL students in Science
• someone with enthusiasm, presence and authority who can deliver consistently good or better lessons
• a team member who will collaborate with colleagues to ensure the progress of students

We can offer you:
• the opportunity to work within an Academy recently classified as ‘Good’ by Ofsted
• a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
• excellent facilities and resources for staff and students
• excellent professional development opportunities

Visits to the academy are warmly encouraged. To arrange a visit or to have an informal discussion about this role then please contact a member of the Trust HR Team on 01424 711925. Alternatively, please email recruitment@brightonacademiestrust.org.uk.  We believe in the power of motivated and happy staff, which is why we seek to enrich and reward our employees wherever we can. 

Closing date for applications: 13th December 2019 but applications will be considered as they are received.  Suitable applicants may proceed to interview stage prior to closing date. 

Thank you for your interest.

Closing date for applications: 25th November 2019. Applications will be considered as and when they are received. Please visit our website to apply.

Essential educational requirements


Qualification criteria
• Degree / Qualified Teacher Status
• Permitted to work in the UK
• Evidence of relevant and substantial CPD

Essential qualifications


Qualification criteria
• Degree / Qualified Teacher Status
• Permitted to work in the UK
• Evidence of relevant and substantial CPD

Essential skills and experience

Ethos, Skills and Knowledge
• Commitment to fully inclusive education
• Commitment to the pursuit of high standards – academic and behavioural
• Commitment to staff participation in decision making
• Commitment to quality provision for SEN students
• Commitment to equal opportunities
• The ability to work in a fast moving and constantly changing environment
• Effective teaching, student management and communication skills
Personal Qualities
• Vision, warmth, energy, resilience, enthusiasm and caring

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1433 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The St Leonards Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@brightonacademiestrust.org.uk

School location

Edinburgh Campus,, St Leonards-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN38 8HH