24 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Main Purpose

Science is taught at KS3 with schemes of work derived from the revised National Curriculum. GCSE is taught according to the OCR Gateway Specifications as separate Science subjects as either Combined or Triple Award. At A Level, the Department currently offers Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.

The following subject job description is in addition to any statutory requirements and responsibilities of a Main Scale Teacher:

• Promote the highest standards of teaching Science within the framework of Science and share ideas to promote best practice within the department;

• Maintain and update innovative and challenging schemes of work in partnership with the Subject Leader;

• Ensure high standards of discipline and organisation within a practical environment;

• Demonstrate high standards of ICT competence in both teaching & learning and develop these as technologies change.

• Regularly assess, through verbal and written means, students’ work in accordance with the School’s and Department’s policies;

• Work with full regard to the Health and Safety requirements of Science;

• Ensure the smooth running of internal and external controlled assessments;

• Ensure that Departmental records and information are regularly updated and keep informative records of students’ progress;

• In partnership with other members of the Department, assist with Information Evenings for parents, and attend Departmental meetings or any other meetings as deemed appropriate

What the school offers its staff

In addition to exclusive access to a reward and discount scheme, comprehensive induction, commitment to your ongoing training and career progression, paid for enhanced DBS, we also offer:

 A competitive salary

 Access to the Trust’s Employee Assistance Programme, which includes 24 hour access for you and your family members to legal, financial, health, parenting and life advice

 1:1 Counselling Service

 Cycle to Work Scheme

 Childcare Voucher Scheme or Tax-Free Childcare Scheme

 Access to freshly made hot meals or deli-style food on site

 Teachers Pensions (23.68% employer contributions)

 Local Government Pension Scheme (17.9% employer contribution)

 Generous Sickness Payment Scheme

 Eye Testing Scheme

 Flexible Working Policy

 Special Leave Policy

 Member of the Valued Worker Scheme (accredited by our recognised unions)

 A Disability Confident Committed Employer

 Continuous Professional Development (CPD)

 Collaborative working culture and professional development opportunities across our Trust schools

Further details about the role

Interviews will take place during the week beginning Monday 24 April 2023

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to bjh@thomasadams.net

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About The Thomas Adams School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1221 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number
01939 237000

11-18 school part of the 318 Education Trust

Arranging a visit to The Thomas Adams School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bjh@thomasadams.net.

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