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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Science

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - April 2024 to April 2025

Pay scale

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

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualifications: 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.

Experience: 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, 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

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and all staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. You will be required to provide references and undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About The Thetford Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1305 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Thetford Academy is a community secondary school and sixth form, close to the Norfolk-Suffolk border. We help our students get the best possible GCSE results, and guide them through A Levels and vocational studies that prepare them for university and the world of work.

We are part of the Inspiration Trust, a close-knit family of schools in East Anglia, dedicated to providing high-quality education for all of our young people, combining academic attainment with rich cultural experiences.

Arranging a visit to The Thetford Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@inspirationtrust.org.

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