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Teacher of Science

St Augustine Academy
Maidstone, Kent
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time
Start Date
1st September 2024
21st May 2024 11:29 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Suitable for
ECT (NQT) Graduates
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Suitable for: ECT (NQT) Graduates
  • Job ID: 1415954

We are looking for an enthusiastic, engaging, creative and proactive Science Teacher. Applicants will have experience in teaching students of all abilities and supporting them to reach their academic potential. You will be joining a well-established and friendly team of specialist teachers of Science who work collaboratively to ensure quality first teaching is the priority for all students.

Teachers of Science teach both KS3 and KS4 in ability sets. KS3 students are taught Science over 7 lessons over the two weeks. At KS4 students have Biology, Chemistry and Physics lessons, and we try where possible for teachers to teach within their specialism. The majority of students take OCR Gateway Combined Science and have 9 lessons over two weeks, 3 in each subject area. Students are also offered OCR Triple Science as a guided option and have 14 lessons over two weeks, 5 Chemistry, 5 Physics and 4 Biology. A comprehensive scheme of work is in place with shared resources.

We are a very well-resourced department in terms of experience, equipment and shared teaching resources. Each member of staff is provided with a staff laptop, and each teacher within the science department has a visualiser. We have 6 modern spacious laboratories, and one science theory classroom, serviced by one modern prep room with two experienced technicians. As a school we have 3 bookable computer rooms which we can use for our lessons. Currently each teacher is based in one laboratory, and has responsibility for this space. As a department we value CPD opportunities and have sent staff on a variety of CPD courses, including residential courses at the National STEM Centre in York.

This role will also include being responsible for the pastoral care of a Mentor group. and possible pastoral responsibilities for the right candidate. This vacancy is suitable for ECT Graduates

Applications will be considered as they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and St Augustine Academy reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.

Candidates applying must be eligible to work in the UK.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts will be subject to satisfactory references and successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.
St Augustine Academy

St Augustine Academy

Part of Woodard Academies Trust

Woodard Academies Trust