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  • Application deadline

    6 December 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    18 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Working pattern
Will consider full time, part time
Teacher of Science - 3 days (0.6fte) per week from January 2022 and Teacher of Science - full time from March 2022
Contract type
Fixed term (Maternity cover, initially to August 2022, to be reviewed)
0.6fte and full time for TMS and UPS levels

Job summary

Teacher of Science (Years 7 – 10)
Two maternity fixed term contracts

January 2022 – 3 days per week
March 2022 – 5 days per week


The School

Kenilworth Multi Academy Trust has two vacancies to cover a period of maternity leave for two Teachers of Science from early January 2022, working 3 days per week and from the end of March 2022 for a full time role. The vacancy is based at Kenilworth School and Sixth Form.

Kenilworth School and Sixth Form is rated as Outstanding by Ofsted (2013) and as the only secondary school in the community of Kenilworth, is oversubscribed with motivated and well behaved pupils.

The school is well resourced to support the delivery of the subject. The post holder will join a supportive team with opportunities for professional development

Our educational ethos encourages our students to be responsive, resilient, to have reasoning, be reflective and resourceful in their learning.

The Role

Due to two members of the team going on maternity leave in 2022, two opportunities have arisen for a part-time and a full time Teacher of Science to join a busy, dynamic and thriving department of twenty teachers. The successful applicant should be aspirational, creative, dynamic, innovative and have a genuine engaging enthusiasm for the teaching and learning of science. The department is well supported with a team of Science Technicians.

As a Teacher of Science you should be able to teach science across all ability ranges from years 7 to 10 only.

We can offer you:

• Excellent CPD opportunities
• A supportive team of colleagues within the Department and across the school
• A positive, community school environment with an innovative learning culture
• A dedicated and forward looking management team, with highly skilled staff upholding high expectations and aspirations for our students
• PiXL network access and other on-line resources to support the development of student learning
• A wide enrichment programme in which you can participate
• Employee well-being benefits via our healthcare programme to include health diagnostics, physiotherapy, 24/7 GP and mental health support, retail and gym discount, free flu vaccination, a laptop, free parking and use of an on-site fitness suite
We would welcome applications from NQTs or experienced teachers.


Kenilworth Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Candidates will therefore undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Applying for the job

To Apply

Please go to https://www.ksn.org.uk/723/vacancies to download an application form, job description, person specification and equal opportunities form.

Please email your completed application and covering letter (addressed to the Headteacher, Mr H Abbott) to Deena Perry, HR Manager at D.Perry@ksn.org.uk.

Please note we cannot accept a CV as an application.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1863 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact email
Contact phone number
01926 513664

About Kenilworth School and Sixth Form

Kenilworth School and Sixth Form is recognised as being graded 'Excellent' in all areas (Ofsted February 2013) but we are ambitious and continue to better ourselves in every way possible. It became a Multi Academy Trust in January 2019 and currently has one other school within the Trust.

We combine high aspirations with a care for individual students. Our students are happy and confident individuals, who enjoy good relationships with their fellow students and the staff. We are a friendly, orderly school with a well-earned reputation for academic, sporting and personal achievement. In this environment students are given every chance to grow and achieve success.

We emphasize the development of skills such as team building, effort, responsibility, healthy competition and leadership. Our students achieve their best because of the range of experiences that we provide in an environment that is positive, supportive and forward-thinking.

Kenilworth School & Sixth Form embraces its role as a comprehensive school serving the whole community. In addition to the good work carried in the classroom there are many clubs and activities that take place outside of school hours. Our former pupils are to be found in many diverse and successful roles, most having moved through further and higher education. Students regularly achieve excellent academic results, well above the national average, and the Sixth Form Centre is very successful in providing a transition to higher education.

Students achieve their best when school and home work is in harmony. We value the contribution made by parents, Trustees, governors and the community to ensure that we maintain high standards in all aspects of school life.

Arranging a visit to Kenilworth School and Sixth Form

Please contact Deena Perry, HR Manager on 01926 513664 or D.Perry@ksn.org.uk.

Candidates are welcome to email Matt Jones, Head of Science for an informal discussion, at M.Jones@ksn.org.uk.

School location

Leyes Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2DA

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