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Teacher of Science (King's Academy Ringmer)

  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/8721
  • Published: Fri 22/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 29/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £24,373 to £40,490 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Ringmer

Hours of work: Full-time teachers' hours
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: Duration of maternity cover period

Closing date: Friday 29 May 2020, 9am

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:

King's Academy Ringmer
Lewes Road
Ringmer
East Sussex
BN8 5RB

Phone:           01273 815460
Email:            amanda.french@kingsacademies.uk
Website:        www.kgaringmer.uk


Please note, we do not accept CVs.

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About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational  temporary Teacher to start 1 September 2020 to cover a period of maternity leave.  It is envisaged that this temporary contract will run until Friday 23 October 2020.

King's Academy Ringmer is a rural comprehensive with an ethos of "In Pursuit of Excellence".  We have a strong reputation for our inclusion and pastoral care and a rapidly improving trend of results in terms of student attainment and progress. This year we are above national on P8 and we are forecasting a further improvement this year. 

The Academy works in conjunction with King's Group and the King's College schools abroad.  We anticipate exciting developments ahead working together with students, parents/carers and the wider community to build upon our strengths and make this an outstanding school.

The Science Department has enjoyed GCSE outcomes well above National average over the last two years in both the combined and separate science pathways.  When Ofsted visited in May 2019 and judged the school to be Good, here is what the inspectors said about science:

'Typically, in mathematics and science, pupils are confident learners and they are able to ask reflective questions that lead to interesting mathematical and scientific discussions'.

'In English, science and history, teachers’ precise feedback, in accordance with the school’s policy, helps students to improve their work over time'.

'Students are provided with challenging targets to ensure that their aspirations are high. For example, in science, lessons are planned well to engage students and ensure that they are challenged to achieve the highest grades. This was seen in Year 10 where students were challenged through working on electrolysis and were confident to explain their ideas'.

'In science, students wrestle with harder concepts that deepen their understanding'.

What can we offer you?

  • A chance to be at the forefront of educational development
  • An Academy with a postive ethos, motivated students and focus upon learning
  • Excellent induction, support and staff development opportunities
  • A beautiful, rural environment situated approximately 12 miles from the coastal city of Brighton and Hove

For full details and an application form, either download directly from our website: www.kgaringmer.uk or contact Amanda French, PA to the Principal by e-mail: amanda.french@kingsacademies.uk and quote job reference number: P/364.

We offer a first class working environment with supportive colleagues and opportunities for career development.

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Additional information

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain an enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau).

For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.

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  • Employer: East Sussex County Council
  • Reference: ACAD/TP/1360/8721
  • Published: Fri 22/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Fri 29/05/2020, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £24,373 to £40,490 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Ringmer