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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000 - £43,685 per annum

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Why do you want to be a Teacher of Science at Breckland School?

The answer is a simple one, this is an exciting opportunity to join our school following its “Good” Ofsted inspection in November 2022, to help achieve ‘excellence’ in all we do, and this includes our people.

You want to be part of a team of like-minded individuals driving the Science education at Breckland School to deliver an exceptionally rich curriculum, which develops students into scientists with a passion who achieve exceptionally.

You will work as part of the faculty to deliver high quality lessons, collaborate on curriculum and pedagogical development in line with whole school priorities, aiming for excellence in all you and your students do.

You should have a proven track record of success in the teaching of Science at both Key Stage 3 and 4. Experience of teaching is desirable but ultimately if you have the passion, skill and motivation we want to hear from you. ECTs are welcome to apply.

This is an opportunity for an existing teacher to further their development as part of a forward-thinking MAT to benefit from our supportive model for staff CPD and career development.

We would encourage applicants to arrange a visit to our school, please contact Miss Stephanie Pitts, Assistant Principal spitts@brecklandschool.co.uk or via school reception on 01842 819501.

What the school offers its staff

We will offer:

  • Job satisfaction through making a positive impact on our student’s lives
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Supportive and positive management
  • Investment in your training and development
  • Bespoke teacher development programmes supported by our Teaching School Hub
  • Excellent career development opportunities in our school and across the trust including secondments to other trust schools
  • Evidence informed research opportunities via our Research School and programmes to reduce teacher workload including the development of the CUSP curriculum and other programmes the staff within our schools benefit from
  • Wellbeing support service and staff wellbeing day
  • Trust wide professional development and wellbeing day for all staff

It is important to belong at work and the work you do is relied upon by our students, so even small positive differences which are made, make people very happy. We want to ensure you have a good work life balance and one of the ways we achieve this is by having a two-week autumn half term break.

At Unity Schools Partnership our objective is to smash through barriers to make remarkable change happen. We pride ourselves on being an educational organisation that puts children first, going the extra mile for the vulnerable and disadvantaged, and every one of us has an impact on unlocking our students’ potential. We are committed to providing a working environment where our employees can grow and thrive. We value collaboration, wellbeing, diversity, equality and work-life balance. Throughout our diverse family of schools and within our vibrant central hub we nurture talent, whether you are at the beginning of your career or looking to grow your expertise.

Further details about the role

You can view a full list of requirements and further information about the school and Trust in the candidate pack. If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role, even if you don’t meet all the requirements, please apply as we may be able to support you in any areas for development or we may have alternative roles that are a good fit for you. We would appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can – whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing an organisation that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

Commitment to safeguarding

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

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About Breckland School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
566 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01842 819501

11-16 Secondary School in Brandon, West Suffolk.
Ofsted Good.

Arranging a visit to Breckland School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email spitts@brecklandschool.co.uk.

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