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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    22 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Scale (1-11) / Upper Pay Scale (1-3)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Trust is seeking to appoint;

  • An outstanding teacher who is ready to join a forward thinking, continuously improving department
  • A dynamic and inspiring teacher to work collaboratively with the Director of Science and Deputy Subject Leaders to enthuse students about Science within an ambitious department, who aim to work effectively as part of a team within the Academy to provide an outstanding educational experience
  • An individual who wishes to be involved in the design and development of the Science curriculum and play a strategic role in the Academy's development
  • A teacher committed to the importance of Science in transforming students' numeracy, aspirations and lives
  • A teacher committed to giving students extra-curricular opportunities

Accountable To: Director of Science

Required Education and Experience:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • A degree in a relevant subject
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development

Understanding and knowledge of:

  • The National Curriculum at Key Stage 3 and specifications at GCSE level
  • Strategies for raising student achievement and attainment through effective teaching and learning
  • ICT and how it can impact on students’ learning
  • Current methodology in the teaching of Science

Successful Experience:

  • Excellent outcomes at GCSE in one of the Science areas
  • In the classroom – student/classroom management skills
  • The ability to deliver consistently good or better lessons
  • Understanding the importance of quality written feedback to students
  • The use of assessment data to identify underachievement and plan teaching and learning

How to Apply:

To apply for the role, please complete the application form and recruitment monitoring form demonstrating how your skills and experience match the criteria in the Job Description and Person Specification and return directly to The Ramsey Academy.

Application guidance notes are also available to assist you with completing your application.

Informal enquires regarding the role can be made to Mrs Catherine Downes, Headteacher’s PA, via email tocdownes@ramseyacademy.com

What the school offers its staff

The Trust can offer:

  • Strong support in personalised professional development as a Science teacher.
  • Opportunity to support the development of new teachers via Mid Essex ITT.
  • Allocated teaching room equipped with interactive whiteboard and visualiser.

Commitment to safeguarding

This Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, medical clearance and satisfactory references. Bridge Academy Trust welcomes applications from those of all backgrounds, faiths and ethnic groups.
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About The Ramsey Academy, Halstead

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
783 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01787 472481

The Ramsey Academy is a popular over-subscribed secondary school in the heart of the Halstead community. Our focus is to ‘Achieve Excellence Together’. We work hard to support students in their educational journey and provide them with the skills and knowledge they need for their future. The Ramsey Academy is part of the Bridge Academy Trust: a collegiate and collaborative Trust, where, first and foremost, each school is a place of (high quality) learning, where young people ENJOY, ENRICH & ACHIEVE. The core purpose is to provide high quality continuity of every child’s journey through education from 3 to 19, with a community and school-led school improvement approach and long-term sustainable strategy

Arranging a visit to The Ramsey Academy, Halstead

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cdownes@ramseyacademy.com.

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