Science Teacher

Location Witham

Contract Permanent

Salary £30,000 - £33,814 + TLR

Ref DH - ST - WIT

If you are a Science teacher who is looking to join a thriving school, then we may have just the role for you…

Purpose of the Role:

To carry out the professional duties of a teacher in accordance with academy policies and under the direction of the Head of School, providing high quality teaching and pastoral care and delivering high standards of learning and achievement for all students

To promote and adhere to the Trust’s values to be unusually brave, discover what’s possible, push the limits and be big hearted.


Curriculum / Teaching

  • To prepare, teach and evaluate lessons in accordance with statutory requirements,  aims and objectives, academy policies and departmental schemes of work.
  • To use a range of teaching and learning strategies and resources so that individual students have access to the curriculum.
  • To contribute to the teaching of cross curricular themes, skills and dimensions.
  • To set cover work when on leave of absence.
  • To take reasonable care of departmental resources and to account for any equipment used.


  • To support the academy policy on behaviour, discipline and student welfare in the classroom.  To communicate problems of a pastoral nature to the form tutor in the first instance.
  • To ensure that students use equipment safely.
  • To display students’ work and maintain a tidy, safe and stimulating working environment.
  • To liaise with the SENDCO and the form tutor over students with special educational needs and to modify teaching accordingly.
  • To ensure that targets outlined in a student’s Personal Education Plan are pursued.
  • To liaise with and clarify the role of any support teacher allocated to the class.
  • To promote the use of the library.
  • To keep a record of student attendance at, and punctuality to, lessons and report any notable observations to the form tutor.
  • To ensure that homework is set and recorded in the student diary.
  • To set and maintain high standards of student work in the classroom
  • To undertake duties before academy, at break, on a rota basis.


  • To assess students’ work in accordance with statutory requirements, and academy and department policies. To maintain a record of students’ attainments. To use assessments to diagnose individual strengths and weaknesses and to plan subsequent teaching accordingly.
  • To write reports on students and attend meetings with parents.
  • To assist the Head of Subject in setting and marking internal examinations.
  • To ensure that external examination requirements are satisfied.
  • To recommend individual students for particular examination courses.

Our values:

The post holder will be expected to operate in line with our values which are:

  • Be unusually brave
  • Discover what’s possible
  • Push the limits
  • Be big hearted

Other clauses:

1.    The above responsibilities are subject to the general duties and responsibilities contained in the Statement of Conditions of Employment/ Teachers’ Pay and Conditions.

2.        This job description allocates duties and responsibilities but does not direct the particular amount of time to be spent on carrying them out and no part of it may be so construed.

3.        The job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post.  It will be reviewed at least once a year and it may be subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the holder of the post.

4.        This job description may be varied to meet the changing demands of the academy at the reasonable discretion of the Head of School / Executive Principal

5.        There may be occasions when it will be necessary to cover other Administrative roles within the academy or to work with the administrative team when there are peaks and pressing issues.  

6.        This job description does not form part of the contract of employment.  It describes the way the post holder is expected and required to perform and complete the particular duties as set out in the foregoing.

7.    Postholder may deal with sensitive material and should maintain confidentiality in all academy related matters.

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