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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2024

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 1.0 FTE

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Required from September 2024 – a teacher of science with any specialism, but Chemistry would be a preference. You will be a member of the curriculum area of science at Coombeshead Academy, an 11-18 school which forms part of part of Education South West.

Science is a highly successful department gaining strong outcomes across all key stages.

Please see attached Candidate Information pack for further information.

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in a school where all staff are viewed as part of the family
  • Somewhere where leaders look after you as well as encourage you to pursue your aspirations and goals as part of our trust, teaching and research school
  • An organisation where curriculum design and innovation are valued and respected
  • A school where the classroom and the learning experience for young people is the centre of everything that we do
  • A school with a healthy view of the work life balance needed to be a great teacher
  • Excellent schemes of learning and pre-planned resources to support workload reduction.
  • A sensible and balanced approach to assessment in order to further reduce workload.
  • The freedom to experiment in your own classroom.
  • A clear behaviour policy which supports you to be able to teach with enthusiasm and freedom to a receptive audience.
  • Opportunities to share your practice and learn from others across the trust and the teaching school alliance.

Further details about the role

If you are interested in this position, please submit your completed application no later than Monday 20 May at 09:00 am with interviews taking place on Wednesday 22 May.

Education South West is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post. This includes checks with past employers, an online check of publicly available information, including social media, and an enhanced disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service

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 Coombeshead Academy

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

School location

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