5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time: Monday - Friday

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Degree or equivalent in relevant subject
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • High quality teaching/learning skills
  • Experience as an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Securing positive outcomes for gifted and talented students
  • Infectious enthusiasm for subject/s and teaching
  • Commitment to extra curricular activities
  • Ability to recognise strengths and weaknesses and an interest in their own personal development.
  • Well organised
  • An enthusiasm for supportive pastoral care
  • Able to motivate children and set high standards
  • Experience of target setting and strategic planning regarding student progress
  • Knowledge of ICT
  • Knowledge of recent educational developments
  • Knowledge of safeguarding procedures
  • Ability to manage, to work calmly under pressure, prioritise and to meet deadlines
  • Having a vision for future Academy development
  • Develop effective teamwork
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willing and able to deal with detail /complex matters
  • Able to promote diversity and equality of opportunity
  • Manage conflict
  • Ability to work flexibly and adapt to meet the changing demands and circumstances
  • Demonstrate commitment to all members of the Academy community
  • Robust approach to conflicting and heavy demands
  • Convey personal enthusiasm and commitment
  • Commitment to extension and enrichment activities
  • Commitment to own CPD
  • Commitment to Trust Policies and Procedures including Health and Safety, Equality and Diversity and Safeguarding

What the school offers its staff

Please see school website for employee benefits.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Great Academy Ashton

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1292 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Great Academy Ashton is part of Great Academies Education Trust
To Teach Age Range: 11-16. At GAA, our mission is to metamorphosise the life chances of the young people from the community we serve. We are looking for committed individuals who share our values of Genuine, Respect, Excellence, Achievement, and Togetherness (GREAT) and who can help us deliver on our mission.

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