Teacher of Science East Point Academy, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Job description

East Point Academy
Teacher of Science
Salary: MPS/UPS
Permanent / Full time
Starting September 2020
NQTs welcome to apply

East Point Academy, Lowestoft’s top performing school, is looking for an enthusiastic, inspiring, and ambitious teacher of science to join our team; a teacher who shares our belief that all pupils have the right to succeed and have access to the very best education.

You will deliver a broad, balanced, and inclusive curriculum for students and support the science curriculum area. You’ll monitor and support students’ progress and development and contribute to raising standards and attainment, motivating and challenging students to achieve their very best. You will have the opportunity to shape a growing department as we develop our curriculum and establish our approach to teaching science. You will work with the head of faculty and the rest of the subject team to create a department that aims to set the standard nationally.
The first secondary school to see the sunrise every day, East Point Academy is a great place to work. Our latest Ofsted rated us Outstanding for leadership and management, with an overall rating of Good.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, ranked as the country’s top family of comprehensive schools for pupil progress to GCSE, and work closely with our fellow schools across the region. We are committed to offering excellent professional and learning opportunities for our staff, with a busy programme of continuing professional development courses delivered by some of the country’s best educational thinkers and practitioners.

Outside of work, you can enjoy some of the best beaches in England, the unique waterways of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads, and the beautiful Waveney and Yare Valleys. The historic and vibrant city of Norwich is in easy reach, as is Suffolk’s county town, Ipswich.

To apply for this role please complete the online application forms at www.inspirationtrust.org

Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Monday 16th December 2019
Interview date: Week Commencing 20th January 2020

Inspiration 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 staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Essential educational requirements

Degree / PGCE (or equivalent)

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

The Class Teacher will be able to:
promote the Academy’s aims positively, and use effective strategies to monitor motivation and morale;
develop good personal relationships within a team;
establish and develop close relationships with parents, governors and the community;
communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) and be approachable to a variety of audiences;
work in an organised manner, committed to the task in hand;
be resourceful, enthusiastic and patient to create a happy, challenging and effective learning environment.


About East Point Academy

East Point Academy is Lowestoft's top performing high school, helping to unlock the potential of this great coastal community. Students make more progress with us than at any other local school, and go on to achieve the best results. In autumn 2016 Ofsted rated us as good with outstanding leadership and management, making us the highest rated school in Lowestoft. We are part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools, and work together with colleagues across East Anglia to bring the best educational opportunities to our young people.

Address
Kirkley Run, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0UQ
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
East Point Academy website (opens in a new window)