Teacher of Science

Babington Academy
Leicester, Leicestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
26th February 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1402106

Babington Academy

Teacher of Science


Full Time

To start from September 2024


We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for an inspirational and dedicated Teacher of Science to join our very talented and thriving Science department from September 2024.

We ask that all our teachers look to capture the imagination of our students and help to bring your subject to life! The ideal candidate will be ambitious, passionate and committed and will want to help make a profound positive difference to our school community.

Applications are encouraged from both newly qualified and more experienced teachers.

It is a very exciting time to join us at Babington; we are an Ofsted Good school, with “Good Behaviour and Attitudes” (OFSTED 2023). We provide a vibrant and diverse 11-16 school where our students are our best resource and is a place where the best teachers can make a huge difference to the outcomes of our students.

We welcome applications from teachers who are inspiring and knowledgeable within their subject and want to make a real difference to the lives of our students. Our Science team is a strong and very well established department with excellent facilities.

Do you want to make a profound positive difference?

Have you got what it takes?

Would you like to be part of something special?

If so, join our team at Babington Academy for a career without limits.

We promise:

  • That every day you’ll get the opportunity to inspire young people and use your skills to give something back. Our students are amazing… that’s a promise!
  • To support you professionally and personally by providing excellent professional development within our supportive community where staff debate teaching and learning. In additional to our academy based CPD, staff can also opt into Trust led professional development
  • We currently have eight Specialist Leaders in Education (SLEs). Would you like to be our ninth?
  • Working in our calm, child-centered, supportive and well resourced environment will ensure that you thrive!
  • An ambitious leadership team with a clear vision for the Academy
  • High quality new build with superb teaching and learning environments and facilities

What others say about us…

IQM Flagship Status Accreditation (Jan. 2023): “Babington Academy is an exceptional place where students, staff and leaders really do flourish. No student is left behind here… It became obvious that the students were well cared for and genuinely loved in this academy. There was a strong level of engagement visible in all classes… Students were interested in their learning and wanted to take part.”

SMSC GOLD Award (July 2022): “Students were courteous and respectful… showing high standards of behaviour, conduct and learning… The Academy is rooted in its community. It is representative of its community, builds strong links and celebrates the rich cultural identities that its student come from.”

Our staff benefits package includes:

  • Access to the highly competitive Teacher’s Pension Scheme
  • Staff Wellbeing Package - Access to a number of free services, including confidential counselling sessions, GP Helpline, physiotherapy, virtual gym, weight management, menopause, mindfulness and relaxation sessions.
  • Staff Benefits Package - Access to a huge range of savings from retailers such as Currys, Halfords, Wilko, Asda, Tesco, M&S, Morrisons plus cinema and travel.
  • Cycle to Work – This initiative also allows you to make huge Tax and National Insurance savings on the cost of a new bike and safety accessories. These savings are achieved via salary sacrifice which is managed by the Trust and lets you spread the cost to make payments more convenient.
  • Green Car Salary Sacrifice – Delivered in partnership with Tusker, eligible LwLAT employees can choose a brand new electric or plug-in hybrid car that comes complete with motor insurance, servicing, maintenance, replacement tyres and RAC breakdown cover, for a fixed monthly amount.
  • Free Financial Support Service from Barclays - support with all aspects of your financial health and wellbeing. No need to be a Barclays customer to use the service.
  • Eye Test Vouchers – Free SpecSavers eye test voucher for eligible staff
  • Annual Flu Vaccine – Free flu vaccine voucher for eligible staff
  • Free onsite parking

You may be an ambitious, high flyer who is relatively new to the profession or someone who has been teaching for a few years but is ready for a new challenge. Regardless of your experience we strongly recommend that you visit Babington before applying to see why we are all so proud to be Babington.

Closing date: ASAP and by midday Monday 26th February 2024

Strong applications may be considered upon receipt.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Learning without Limits Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020). This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website:


Social Media Checks

As part of the shortlisting process, in line with measures identified in statutory guidance relating to safeguarding practice, the Trust will conduct searches on candidates selected for interview, through a third party, on social media in order to identify anything that could give rise to a safeguarding concern in what has been said or done online. Only information relevant to safeguarding concerns obtained from the search will be passed over for consideration during the recruitment process.

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