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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Essa Academy Science faculty are seeking to recruit a dynamic, talented individual who believes that all students can succeed and is looking to join a highly successful science department. The successful candidate will be joining a unique, supportive, happy facultyandwillwork alongsidededicated, forward thinking practitioners.Our vision is for all students wanting all students to gain substantive and disciplinary knowledge for life, through a love of science.

Our carefully planned curriculum enables our students to access engaging, informative and thought provoking lessons, through a variety of delivery methods and experiences to interest and inspire our learners. We strive to create a love of learning and we are committed to developing a holistic child.

Our curriculum is explicitly linked to careers, real life problems and all other subjects across the curriculum, showing the importance of Science in our everyday lives. Our Year 10 and 11 students currently work towards completing AQA GCSE Trilogy Combined Science or AQA GCSE Separate Sciences. Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 learn Science in line with the National Curriculum for Science to build a strong foundation for this.

The Science faculty is currently comprised of two science technicians as well as nine science teachers who all teach Biology, Chemistry and Physics to all year groups. We work together to ensure the best for our learners in the classroom and support each other by sharing best practice. The science department has its own set of dedicated laboratories and faculty base.

The successful candidate will be a passionate and inspirational teacher with a real desire to build resilience in their students and improve teaching and learning. Upholding our high standards and a commitment to achieving excellent results for our students is essential.To allow teachers to do this effectively, we offer generous levels of PPA, which allows our team to collaborate and move the faculty forward at a rapid pace while maintaining work life balance.

We particularly welcome applications from newly qualified teachers or main scaleteachers with a thirst for progression.

Closing date: 26.2.24

Interviews: 29.2.24

Start date: 1.9.24

Essa Foundation Academies Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. We expect all adults who work for the Trust to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students.

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all candidates successful at interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant before confirming their appointment.

What the school offers its staff


Free on site parking

Free flu vaccinations

Commitment to safeguarding

At Essa Foundation Academies Trust (EFAT) we strive to ensure that all students remain safe and free from harm and we are committed to playing a full and active part in the Multi-Agency response to Child Protection concerns. We recognise that we are an important part of the wider safeguarding system for children and young people.

Applying for the job

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About Essa Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1091 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number
01204 333222

Arranging a visit to Essa Academy

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