21 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    16 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 April 2024

Job details

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time, part time, job share

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

+ TLR linked to Head of Year or a responsibility in Science, dependant on skills & experience. This additional TLR payment is not compulsory for the successful postholder, but is available if desired - please make this clear in your application.

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a full-time or part-time Teacher of Science on a permanent contract from September 2024.

The Science department is based in a separate building with a large workroom. There are specialist labs with two prep rooms and technicians to support delivery of lessons. The team is very strong in terms of experience and knowledge and have an excellent working relationship. Triple science outcomes have traditionally been very strong at Kingsmead and we currently have the highest uptake we have ever had. Combined science is received positively by students and recent work to develop the curriculum structure within science is having a positive impact on students. This represents a very exciting opportunity for a dedicated and enthusiastic professional to work with a great team of specialists to inspire our students to even greater success.

We are looking for a positive, energised and creative individual that will lead by example and help to challenge our students to achieve the best possible outcomes.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an excellent classroom practitioner with a track record of excellent outcomes
  • Have up-to-date curriculum knowledge and be outward facing
  • Be a passionate and innovative advocate for Science
  • Be totally committed to improving the life chances of young people
  • Be team oriented and enjoy working collaboratively

We are a passionate and dedicated subject team driven by a common purpose to serve our young people.The post holder will play a key role in driving continued improvement in science.

What the school offers its staff

New staff are helped to settle into their role using a thorough induction procedure covering the dissemination of information and careful and supportive monitoring from senior leaders and HOFs. We have a full team of Teaching Assistants and exceptional IT and administration support at Kingsmead to assist you.

You can find out more about Kingsmead School on our main TES page or by visiting our website.

Working for us:We offer a number of employee benefits, including:

  • a strong commitment to continuous professional development for all colleagues
  • No emails policy after 5.30pm until 7.30am, or at weekends.
  • Free car parking on site and Cycle to work scheme available.
  • Travel opportunities to other parts of the UK and Europe (External Visits).

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

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About Kingsmead Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
945 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Kingsmead Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email anita.greenslade@kingsmead-school.com.

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