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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

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Part time, full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary


Teacher of Science job summary


Teacher of Science

Salary MPS/UPS range, suitable for ECT

To commence September 2024

“Being the best version of Sprowston that we can be”

We are looking to appoint a teacher of Science to join a successful and vibrant department from September 2024. The applicant appointed will be highly motivated, hard-working and passionate about their subject. The successful applicant will:

  • Be committed to the pursuit of excellence in all activities relating to Science demonstrated by a drive to strongly improve attainment, positive attitudes to learning and positive experiences so that all students are prepared for the next stage in their education, training or employment in Science based or other areas.

  • Contribute to the success of Science overall.

The type of person we are looking for can demonstrate:

  • a passion for science and teaching & learning;

  • a commitment to continued professional development;

  • good organisational skills and high standards;

  • a resilient individual who can adapt to changes in educational theory and practice;

  • an ability to accept and act on constructive feedback;

  • an ability to work on their own initiative but also to work effectively within a team

  • excellent communication skills;

  • a commitment to the betterment of the whole school ethos and the role science provides within that.

Sprowston Community Academy is a growing 11-18 school. We are exceptionally proud of the journey that we are on and the provision that we offer young people. Our ethos is focused on high expectations for academic development, behaviour and personal development. We believe that strong relationships are at the heart of our school and inclusion runs through everything that we do.

This role will suit an Early Career Teacher. We are committed to providing high quality support and CPD and the successful applicant will join a team that is extremely welcoming, collaborative and supportive.

* We reserve the right to interview for and therefore close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received and therefore early application is encouraged.

For further information about Sprowston Community Academy please visit the website sprowstoncommunityacademy.co.uk

To apply please visit

Select the ‘Apply now’ button and enter your details.

Please include in the personal statement section of your application why you believe you are suitable for this role in terms of skill, experience and personal qualities.

You must “Submit” your fully completed application by the closing date/time.

Closing date: Tuesday 4 June 2024 at 9.00am * (note the right to close early)

Interviews: TBC

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, therefore successful candidates will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether disqualified under these regulations. Applicants must be prepared to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and attend a Warner Interview. Right to Work in the UK will need to be established. If applicable the following will be required: a certificate of good conduct, for teaching posts, a letter of professional standing from the professional regulating authority in the country in which the applicant has worked.We are an equal opportunities employer.

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 Sprowston Community Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1579 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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