Do you have a passion for Science and the ability to inspire our students?
We are seeking an enthusiastic teacher to join our committed and experienced Science department, where our students are our greatest asset. This is the role for you if you want to develop your teaching practice to be the best and genuinely believe in the ability of all students to succeed. This role is for a February 2021 start or sooner if available.
We are looking for a teacher who is highly organised, resilient and enthusiastic. You will have:
- a degree level qualification and Qualified Teacher Status
- a commitment to high academic and behavioural standards
- effective teaching, student management and communication skills.
This is an important role for our academy as we continue our journey to achieve outstanding status. To succeed in this role, you will need to:
- plan teaching to ensure progression of all students
- monitor results to ensure continuous improvement to teaching
- carry out form tutor responsibilities for an assigned group of students.
About the St Leonards Academy
Ofsted grade: Good (2017)
The St Leonards Academy is a secondary sechool for 11 to 16- year olds in St Leonards on Sea, East Sussex. We have a clear vison of what creates successful learners and how to implement it. Our pupils are enthusiastic about learning and take pride in themselves. Our school values of potential, respect, integrity, determination and excellence run through everything we do. We are one of twenty TEEP Ambassador schools in the UK. Teacher Effectiveness Enhancement; that we have been selected as an ambassador school speaks volumes for how crucial a part of our culture teacher development is. We offer 300 student places each year and have a total capacity of 1500. We also host a special facility for up to 20 young people withphysical disabilities and severe autism.
- a calm, positive and innovative learning environment
- excellent facilities and resources for staff and students.
About the University of Brighton Academies Trust
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is the fifth largest multi-academy trust in the south east, with 15 infant, primary and secondary schools all graded by Ofsted as Good or Outstanding. We educate 7,700 children aged 3 months to 16 years and employ 1,200 staff across East and West Sussex.
Excellence, innovation and integrity are the values that guide us. We work collaboratively to help our pupils, and everyone connected with our academies achieve excellence. By working together, sharing insights and best practice our schools support each other to improve. Read more about our vision and values
The University of Brighton is our sponsor. We work closely with the University’s School of Education: in 2019 it was judged as Outstanding by Ofsted for all Initial Teacher Training and was awarded the Student Union’s school of the year.
Benefits we offer
We value our staff, investing in their training and development at all stages of their careers.
We place particular importance on providing opportunities for you to learn and grow, with a package that includes an annual personal development day, job-related apprenticeships to enhance your skillset, open access online training courses, and scholarships run in collaboration with the University of Brighton. And when the time is right for you to take the next step in your career, we can help you to find the right opportunity in one of our 15 schools
The other benefits we offer, including our generous public sector pension schemes and family friendly policies, are designed to support you with work-life balance, wellbeing and the financial aspects of life.
Take a closer look.
Find out more
Download the job description and person specification below for more information about the role.
If you would like to arrange a visit then please contact Gail Ferguson, Academy Admin Manager at the St Leonards Academy via email: email@example.com
To submit your application form, follow the ‘Apply for job’ link at the bottom of this page
Closing date: 15 January 2021
The University of Brighton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We welcome applications from all members of the community. The Trust is proud to be part of the government’s Disability Confident scheme which underpins our staff recruitment practices.