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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (FTE)

Teacher of Science job summary

TITLE: Teacher of Science


CONTRACT: Permanent

RESPONSIBLE TO: Executive Headteacher, via Vice Principal via Head of Department

EFFECTIVE FROM: September 2024

Are you an inspiring Trainee Science Teacher, or a current Science Teacher with a specialism in Biology, Physics or Chemistry...? Are you considering what the next chapter of your Science Teaching career looks like and find yourself excited by the prospect of joining a new school from September 2024?

Chantry Academy is a thriving and ambitious, Ofsted rated good academy located at the heart of our local community and is supported by parents and carers. In September 2023, we were oversubscribed for the seventh consecutive year, and we are proud to be first choice school for the local area.

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding, enthusiastic, and inspiring Teacher of Science to join our ambitious and high-performing Science Department. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to providing outstanding learning opportunities to all, be creative who makes learning fun and interactive. If you are a chemistry specialist, at KS4 we would love to hear from you!

This is a full-time position, parttime working may be considered for the right applicant. This position will suit an experienced professional or ECT (Early Career Teacher), we have established mentoring systems in place to support a teacher in the initial stages of their career.

If you are passionate about teaching Science and making a positive impact on students' lives and you share our vision and five core beliefs in all situations, we would like to hear from you. This is no ordinary role – we strive to attract extraordinary people. We anticipate a strong field and reserve the right to move quickly for the right candidate.

DFE (Department for Education) Levelling up criteria ‘may’ apply to this role.

The Opportunity:

  • A great chance to work with a strong, fun, and enthusiastic team.
  • To contribute to the design and provision of an engaging curriculum
  • To establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils

The ideal candidate:

An outstanding teacher (or an ECT aspiring to be outstanding).

Innovative, creative, and enthusiastic – able to deliver results.

Have a clear, fully inclusive, and educational philosophy.

Possess excellent interpersonal skills to effectively influence.

Be a team player, with a ‘can do’ solution focused attitude.

Possess outstanding communication skills and personal integrity.

In return we will offer you:

  • A thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence.
  • A supportive, welcoming community of professionals.
  • Extensive support and development opportunities.

Full details can be found in the attached documents:

  • Job Description

For further details, and informal discussion with the Head of Science, Steven Lockett slockett@chantryacademy.org or to plan to visit the academy, please contact klambert@chantryacademy.org or telephone 01473 687181.

The Active Learning Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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 Chantry Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
934 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Chantry Academy sits in the heart of South West Ipswich and is very proud to serve the local community. Our Academy has a welcoming and inclusive ethos; where our staff work hard to foster and develop close relationships with all our stakeholders. We are committed to providing the best possible education for all, ensuring all are welcome and succeed.

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