Teacher of Science

King Edward VI Academy, Spilsby, Lincolnshire


Job details

Subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

To be an effective teacher (and tutor) who supports and challenges all students to achieve their full potential.

To implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students and to support a designated curriculum area as appropriate.

Monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a teacher/Form Tutor.

To facilitate and encourage a learning experience which provides students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential.

Contribute to raising standards of student attainment.

To share and support the school’s responsibility to provide and monitor opportunities for personal and academic growth.

Essential educational requirements

Evidence of recent professional development or in-service training
Degree or equivalent professional qualification

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status, including NQT
Maintaining a high standard of teaching and learning
The central role of ICT in teaching and learning
Curriculum issues and development
Improvement – raising achievement

Essential skills and experience

An understanding of science teaching
Enable students to achieve high expectations through good quality teaching and learning
Inspire students to have high aspirations and achieve their full potential
Build and maintain relationships with staff, governors, parents, students and the community
Demonstrate commitment, enthusiasm and motivation
Foster an open, fair and courteous environment
Demonstrate strong analytical skills to inform improvement
Be innovative and able to manage change
Communicate effectively with a range of audiences
Have a genuine liking of young people
Show they have a sense of humour and perspective
Adaptability, flexibility and determination
Work independently and as part of a team
Suitability to work with children
Be in possession of an enhanced DBS clearance

Employee benefits

MPS / UPS Pay scale
Teachers Pension
Permanent Position

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 544 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website King Edward VI Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk

About King Edward VI Academy

King Edward VI Academy is a mixed, mainstream, secondary school in Spilsby, Lincolnshire. It caters to students aged 11 to 18 with a PAN of 520 students. Places are in high demand at our popular Academy leading to us being consistently well oversubscribed in every year group.

King Edward VI Academy opened in September 2012 and is sponsored by the David Ross Education Trust. It started as two separate schools, the King Edward VI Grammar School, which opened in 1550, and Sir John Franklin Secondary Modern School, which opened in 1954. The schools were combined in 1991 and began as a Humanities College and is a co-educational bi-lateral secondary school with a sixth form.

School location

West End, Spilsby, Lincolnshire, PE23 5EW