The King Alfred School – an Academy is a thriving 11-18 mixed comprehensive with 1218 students on roll serving the towns of Burnham on Sea and Highbridge. TKASA are part of a multi-academy Trust, The Priory Learning Trust.
We are an aspirational school and the successful candidate will join us at an exciting time. We have recently joined the Priory Learning Trust and are well on our way to providing an outstanding educational experience. We have an increasing role 11-16 and numbers at our highly successful 6th form have also doubled in recent years.
We also offer excellent CPD opportunities for all staff. Our school is situated in a delightful campus and is only 5 minutes from the M5 (Junction 22) and is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability. This is an excellent opportunity for a passionate and talented teacher to join a thriving school and work with students who are keen to learn.
As one of the top ten performing secondary schools in Somerset we can offer you:
• The opportunity to develop in a school committed to excellence that values staff and student wellbeing
• Centralised detention and homework systems staffed by leadership team
• A sensible feedback policy that values student progress and teacher workload
• 2 week October half-term
• Employee Assistance Programme
• CPD opportunities
• Free onsite parking
• Discounted gym membership at our Academies
• Pension Scheme
• Flu Jabs
• Employee Benefits Platform
• Cycle to work scheme
The following vacancy exists:
Teacher of Science
Fixed term until 31 August 2022, subject to Maternity Cover.
We require from 1 September 2021, a suitably qualified and passionate teacher of Science. We are looking to recruit a committed, enthusiastic and energetic teacher. The successful candidate will be an outstanding practitioner with a clear vision of how they can inspire students, helping them reach their potential in Science.
The successful candidate will be a good team player, innovative and able to teach KS3-KS4. The post would suit NQT applicants.
Early applications are recommended as we reserve the right to close the vacancy early.
The King Alfred School – An Academy is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, medical clearance and Disclosure and Barring Service clearance.
We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity or religion. As an Equal Opportunities employer, we actively encourage applications from people with disabilities. If you have a disability you only need to meet the minimum qualifying criteria for the post you have applied for and you will be guaranteed an interview