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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    3 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Qualified Teachers Pay Scales: Main Pay Scale (MPS) to Upper Pay Scale (UPS)

What skills and experience we're looking for


Applicants should have:

  • An appropriate degree and other qualifications required for the award of QTS.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (trainees should be on track to achieve QTS before taking up the post).
  • Teachers who do not have QTS but who feel they may be suitable for the role are encouraged to contact the school in the first instance.


Applicants should have experience of:

  • Teaching the subject in a secondary school across the 11-16 age range.
  • Assessing students for a variety of purposes using appropriate strategies.
  • Working with whole-school behaviour systems.
  • Supporting students in the subject with a SEND or EAL.

Skills and Knowledge:

Applicants should have knowledge and understanding of:

  • The subject taught, to undergraduate degree level or an equivalent standard
  • Different approaches to teaching the subject and the strengths and weaknesses of these
  • The wider role of a teacher in the personal development of pupils, including the main responsibilities of a form tutor
  • The statutory requirements concerning Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, SEND and Child Protection

Personal Attributes:

Applicants should have the ability to:

  • Express themselves clearly in written and spoken English
  • Manage pupil behaviour in line with a school policy
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, pupils, parents and the wider community
  • Organise working time effectively to ensure that all requirements of the post are met punctually and to a high standard

What the school offers its staff

The Inspiration Trust offers all staff a range of benefits via our ‘my lifestyle' portal. All eligible staff will have access to a range of benefits from salary sacrifice schemes and employee discounts.

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.

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About Hethersett Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1108 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Hethersett Academy is one of East Anglia's top performing schools - recording the highest Progress 8 score in East Anglia in 2017 - and is rated Outstanding by Ofsted in all areas. We are proud of our strong academic approach, without neglecting the richness that comes from experiencing and enjoying sport and culture.

We are a National Teaching School, and part of the Inspiration Trust family of schools, dedicated to ensuring that our young people have the greatest possible opportunities regardless of their background.

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