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  • Start date details

    By negotiation

  • Closing date

    28 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 1.0FTE

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary MPR / UPR (£28,000 - £43,685 pa)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an aspiring or experienced practitioner of science? Do you want to positively impact the lives of young people? If so, your next role awaits you here at Falmouth School.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Science Teacher to join us. You will be based at Falmouth School which is a friendly, inclusive and highly successful school of 980 students, including a growing Sixth Form. At Falmouth School, we expect the utmost diligence and commitment to learning from everyone. Our school has an inclusive environment where everyone feels able to participate and achieve their potential. We feel very proud to belong to The Roseland Multi-Academy Trust, which consists of three secondary, two small primary schools and a teaching school hub.

We are looking for an experienced classroom practitioner who has a love of science that is infectious. The team are very supportive of each other and have good experience and subject expertise. We want all our young people to participate fully, with confidence and enjoyment so that they have a lifelong passion for science and an understanding of where this may take them in the future.

This position will suit a hard-working science teacher who wants to work in a friendly team who are appreciative of each other. The successful candidate will have the personal tenacity to ensure that every student succeeds in their learning and that whole school policies are fully implemented and modelled. You must be flexible, imaginative, ambitious and a skilled professional, who is committed to raising the achievement of every student in the classroom.

This position would suit an experienced teacher or an Early Career Teacher. ECT will benefit from support from an experienced subject mentor, school Professional Tutor, as well as ongoing professional development through One Cornwall Teaching School Hub.

What the school offers its staff

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • be outstanding practitioners who inspire students and colleagues;
  • be creative in delivering a rigorous academic curriculum;
  • believe that every child can and will succeed regardless of their starting point;
  • be flexible, collaborative and resilient;
  • be committed to high standards of achievement, behaviour and attendance;
  • have excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • be excited about helping to design and create every aspect of the school and Trust;
  • contribute to the whole life of the school through extra-curricular activities;
  • have the highest ambitions for your students, the school, Trust and yourself.

What you’ll get in return:

  • A unique opportunity to be a key member of staff in a forward-looking, thriven school on the beautiful Falmouth, in Cornwall;
  • A genuine family atmosphere with high expectations and standards where every student is known and valued;
  • Access to high-quality Continuous Professional Development within the Multi Academy Trust and offered through OneCornwall (Teaching School Hub).
  • Competitive salaries, based on skills and experience;
  • Teacher’s pension scheme;
  • School holidays;
  • Discounted membership in Trust Sports Hubs (Falmouth & Newquay);
  • Free parking facilities;
  • Employer’s Eyecare Scheme (Specsavers);
  • Employee Assistant Programme (EAP);
  • TES media access (magazine, podcast and videos).
  • Mileage paid if there is a requirement to travel to different schools within the Trust.
  • You may be entitled to a levelling up payment worth up to £3,000 if you are a teacher in the first five years of your career. You can check if you are eligible at www.gov.uk/guidance/levelling-up-premium-payments-for-teachers.

Further details for this post are available from Mrs Lisa Grigg: vacancies@falmouthschool.net

Commitment to safeguarding

Falmouth School, part of The Roseland Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and online searches will be carried out for shortlisted candidates.

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About Falmouth School

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

Falmouth School is a friendly, inclusive and highly successful school of 980 students, including a growing Sixth Form. Our ethos is that students achieve their best when they enjoy their learning. We believe every student has a talent, and it is our duty to guide and support each individual on their journey towards greatness. We are proud to be an ambitious 11-18 school with an excellent sixth form in a beautiful setting that serves the historic and vibrant town of Falmouth.

Falmouth has been shaped and influenced by its strong connection to the sea. Combining a fascinating maritime heritage and modern creativity, Falmouth is one of the South West’s leading cultural and festival destinations. It is framed by Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) along the Helford and Fal Rivers and the Roseland Peninsula, located on the outstanding South West Coast Path, a magnet for walkers, picnickers and families alike.

Our school strive for passion for learning, thirst for knowledge and courage to embrace all challenges in learning with resolute determination. We expect everyone to be able to enjoy a learning environment that is disruption free and where exciting learning happens every minute of the day and we all pursue these highest standards: adults and students. We expect everyone to achieve their best every day and our sense of belonging is mighty as we are a ‘Falmouth Family’.

Falmouth School and Sixth Form is part of The Roseland Multi-Academy Trust, consisting of three secondary schools, two primary schools and a Teaching School Hub. The Trust’s mission is "to provide an outstanding education for our communities, where everyone succeeds" and we put our staff at the heart of everything we do to create a team spirit in our highly successful schools.

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