Teacher of Science

Salary: Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay ScaleLocation: Cornwallis AcademyExpires: 30/09/2018 18:00:00

Cornwallis Academy is an exciting school, which has just been rated Good by Ofsted in all areas, we are looking to appoint an outstanding classroom practitioner who shows a real passion for the subject and can inspire students about their learning.

You will be joining a well-resourced department that has a relentless focus on raising achievement and which recruits good numbers for post-16 courses.  The post offers outstanding opportunities for continuous personal and professional development for a highly motivated and ambitious teacher looking for career advancement.  The person appointed would be managed on a day to day basis by the Director of Science and would be supported by two Key Stage managers for Science.  At present the department teaches a full suite of Science subjects.  At Key Stage 4, Triple Science is taught together with the outgoing Science A and Additional Science qualification and will be replaced by the new AQA Trilogy qualification.    

As well as our state of the art facilities, we have an exciting programme of trips, visits, visitors and extra-curricular activities.  Cornwallis Academy value positive working relationships and seek individuals who will support this ethos. We are very excited about the future of Science in our Academy and we are ready to invest in the right people to ensure its success. 

The successful candidate will be a creative and inspiring Teacher of Science who will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • The ability to teach Science up to KS4 and the potential for development of KS5 teaching
  • Possess recent, relevant teaching experience

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and gaining nationally accredited qualifications 
  • The support of a Trust that currently runs two secondary schools, primary school and Nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

If you would like to take a look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email the Headteacher PA, Linda Russell: and arrange a visit. 

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. Appointment is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for regulated activity. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer. Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. All members of staff are expected to share and adhere to this commitment.

Closing date is midday Sunday 30 September 2018.

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