Teacher of science

King Edward VII Academy, King's Lynn, Norfolk

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Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject General Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,372 to £40,490

Job summary

A Teacher of Science, this is an exciting opportunity to join an Academy on a journey to excellence. The successful candidate will inspire and motivate students to achieve exceptional progress and reach their true potential both academically and socially. You will be accountable for achieving high professional standards in teaching and learning within the department in order to ensure that students’ knowledge, understanding and achievement are of the highest levels within science while matching the design of the lesson to the ability of the students and use enterprising and innovative approaches to teaching and learning. You will be engaging, enigmatic and enthusiastic and committed to the development and implementation of the Academy ethos, vision, policies and practice.
This role would be suitable for either a Newly Qualified Teacher or a more experienced colleague; enthusiasm, passion and a commitment to inspiring young people are more important than years of experience.
We actively encourage all of our staff to use new and innovative ways to engage with our students whilst preserving our rich history of providing high quality education to all. At King Edward VII Academy we are fully committed to encouraging and developing all of our students to achieve their full potential.
Our students range from age 11 to 18, including students in our well-respected and ‘Good’ Sixth Form.
There are ample opportunities to develop extra-curricular activities and interests at King Edward VII Academy where we take a holistic view of education.
At King Edward VII Academy, we believe that strength comes from togetherness; each individual plays a crucial part in our overall community and in our successes. We combine the unity of our traditional house system and its exciting enrichment programme with an uncompromising focus upon individual academic success. We actively encourage all of our staff to use new and innovative ways to engage with our students whilst preserving our rich history of providing high quality education to all.
At King Edward VII Academy we are fully committed to encouraging and developing all of our students to achieve their full potential. Our superb reputation for sports is a marker of the emphasis we place on developing well-rounded young adults. It also serves as a symbol of our wider aims – the pursuit of excellence in all things; pride in our academy; togetherness in all we do; fair play and outstanding behaviour and healthy competition. KES has a remarkable past and strives for an even more remarkable future. Our internal support structures and career progression opportunities mean that our staff are able to achieve their full career potential. Many of our former students have returned to work for us post-studies; proving the lasting impression we make as a provider of high quality education in West Norfolk.

Essential educational requirements

Good degree in relevant subject area
Teaching qualification
NQTS/QTS Status

Essential qualifications

Good degree in relevant subject area
Teaching qualification
NQTS/QTS Status

Essential skills and experience

Classroom experience
Awareness of strategies available to improve the learning and achievement of all students
Good understanding of curriculum developments within subject area
Contribution to raising standards in teaching and learning to improve achievement
Ability to use a range of teaching and learning strategies
Knowledge of current issues and developments in education
Confident user of standard IT packages, particularly when used to enhance student learning
Interest and participation in extra-curricular activities

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1113 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website King Edward VII Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@eastern-mat.co.uk

School location

Gaywood Road, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 2QB