Teacher of Science

Goldington Academy, Bedford, Bedfordshire


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

We need an enthusiastic, energetic and suitably qualified science teacher to join our team. The post is permanent, full-time and would be suitable for either an NQT or an experienced teacher. You will be required to teach across the age and ability range through Years 7 to 11.

The person appointed will be joining a committed, experienced and friendly team of staff within a highly successful science department which has just been awarded the Platinum Science Mark; a standard only 15% of secondary school science departments will meet. This is an excellent opportunity to work collaboratively to develop strategies and good practice to promote science and to contribute strengths throughout the school as a whole.

It is very important for the successful applicant to be:
• an enthusiastic teacher of science;
• able to work co-operatively with a team of teachers;
• aware of the importance of the organisation of different teaching strategies which underpin successful learning situations;
• able to devise active learning situations for groups of children;
• willing to undertake class teacher responsibilities including the pastoral and welfare oversight of children;
• able to attend and contribute to regular meetings

The school operates a no smoking policy.

Essential educational requirements

Good honours degree or equivalent in relevant subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

• Successful experience teaching science in the middle/secondary sector (or placements for NQTs)
• Pastoral experience

Employee benefits

Westfield Health health cover
Bike to Work scheme
Free parking

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 786 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Goldington Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email chisnallk@goldington.beds.sch.uk

About Goldington Academy

School location

Haylands Way, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 9BX