Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3


Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year initially

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher of science to join our dynamic and highly successful school.

You will be joining our friendly and forward-thinking school at a very exciting time; a school that genuinely values the well-being of all and one that is committed to supporting your ongoing professional development.

Scissett Middle School is a thriving, over-subscribed and truly unique school which caters for pupils between the ages of 10 and 13. Teachers in our school can really teach as pupils have outstanding behaviours and matched with a zest for learning. We encourage our staff to take risks and enjoy their teaching as we believe this leads to strong relationships and exceptional progress.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to develop a strong understanding of the journey from KS2 to KS3 and beyond, working alongside experienced primary, middle and secondary teachers.

You will:

  • Be a highly effective classroom teacher
  • Be organised and committed
  • Have a strong moral purpose which puts pupils at the centre of everything
  • Believe in high achievement for all
  • Be committed to the extra-curricular life of the school

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work in a very special school; one which is forward thinking, dedicated to the improving the lives of all children and continuously seeks to be the best it can possibly be
  • Highly motivated pupils who are eager to learn, engage in lessons and who love science and learning about the world around them
  • A school that doesn’t do fads or gimmicks; one which puts teacher workload and wellbeing at the centre of every decision we make
  • A commitment to your future development through a well-structured CPD programme
  • The chance to work as part of a small multi-academy trust who are relentless in their drive to deliver the best learning experiences to all
  • Annual salary increments plus inflation linked increases.
  • Automatic enrolment into a Teacher Pension or Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution rates
  • Enhanced occupational benefits (such as maternity, adoption and parental leave)
  • Automatic enrolment into our Employee Assistance Programme which gives you and your family members free access to Health and Wellbeing services including, GP consultations, Private medial operations, Physiotherapy, Counselling and mindfulness, wellbeing clinics, nurse support services, chronic illness and cancer support, menopause support.
  • Flexible family friendly policies from day one
  • Funding of a wide range of accredited training courses and apprenticeships.
  • A range of working patterns dependent upon the role
  • For employees on all year-round contracts, a minimum of 28.5 days plus bank holidays (this increases with length of service) holiday entitlement

Death in service benefit

Commitment to safeguarding

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this position. The Mast Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment

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.

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About Scissett Middle School

School type
Academy, ages 10 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
616 pupils enrolled
Age range
10 to 13
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Scissett Middle is a thriving, over-subscribed and highly successful school catering for pupils between the ages of 10 and 13. Teachers at Scissett Middle School can really teach as pupils have outstanding behaviours for learning. We encourage our staff to take risks and enjoy teaching as we believe this leads to exceptional progress and strong relationships.

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