Ideally for Easter 2023, we are looking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Teacher of Science. You will teach Science across the ability range at KS3 and KS4 with the opportunity to teach at KS5 for an appropriate candidate. The ability to teach Psychology would also be an advantage; Psychology is popular at both KS4 and KS5. The successful candidate will be motivated, creative and resilient, possessing both the skills to deliver high quality teaching and learning and the drive to ensure successful outcomes are reached by all our students.
Recently designated by Ofsted as "Good" in all categories, TLA is a large academy which will continue to grow; our September 2023 intake will be the largest ever. We are proud to be part of the Woodard Academies Trust which has a distinctive core ethos supporting the development of both staff and students. The group motto: ‘opening minds, raising expectations, transforming lives’ is at the heart of everything we do and reflects our ambitions for all our students. You will have opportunities to make a significant contribution to both the academic progress and the wellbeing of our students.
Situated on the beautiful West Sussex coast and with views of the South Downs, our academy has state-of-the-art facilities, including ample staff parking and a fitness suite. We are close to good transport links to surrounding towns, including Worthing, Chichester and Brighton.
The successful candidate will be working with a team of dedicated staff in a very motivating, forward-thinking environment. Our school is committed to providing excellent CPD at all levels, including weekly teaching and learning development for all and progression programmes for each career stage, from ECT to leadership.
If you are looking for a new challenge, a next step in career progression or a great environment in which to start your teaching career, then we would like to hear from you!
We would welcome an opportunity to show you our Academy. Please contact the HR Officer to arrange a visit.
Closing Date: midday on Tuesday 31 January 2023. Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to close the vacancy before the closing date so please apply early.
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