Contract Type: Full Time
Job Start Date: 2021-09-01
Salary: £25,714 - £41,604
School Type:
School Size: 1001-2000
School Age Range: 11-18
Pupil Gender: Mixed
Address: Fitzalan Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex BN17 6FE
Ofsted Ranking: Requires Improvement 3


Science Teacher

Required for September 2021, the Littlehampton Academy is seeking an enthusiastic and inspiring science teacher to join our growing Science Faculty. Applicants must be able to teach both key stage 3 and key stage 4 and across the ability range. Ability to teach A Level is desirable.

This is an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified teacher or a more experienced colleague to join us. The Littlehampton Academy is a large academy with a core ethos that supports the development of both staff and students. We are determined to improve student performance in all areas. You will have opportunities to make significant contributions to our progress.

The Science Faculty is based in a suite of 14 newly refurbished and well-resourced laboratories and is well-supported by a team of knowledgeable technicians.

Our current focus is the continued development of an innovative and engaging KS3 curriculum based on skills and independent enquiry, whilst at KS4, students follow a range of flexible and personalised learning pathways leading to a variety of accredited courses including AQA 9-1 GCSE science trilogy. At KS4 we also offer triple science and psychology; at post-16 courses include physics, chemistry, biology and psychology to A2 Level.

Students at TLA are proud of their school and loyal to their teachers. Colleagues are welcoming and highly supportive and we provide an extensive CPD programme offering development opportunities at all career stages.

Our facilities are state-of-the-art, including secure and ample parking for staff, and we are also close to good transport links.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare all our students and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to provide a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Our child protection policies and recruitment procedures follow local and national guidance.

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About The Littlehampton Academy

The Littlehampton Academy (TLA) opened in September 2009 with places for 1900 students. Now in a fantastic, £35 million new building set in 50 acres of landscaped grounds, TLA serves the community of Littlehampton on the south coast of England.  Located between Chichester and Brighton, TLA is close to award-winning beaches and enjoys excellent transport links to London, Gatwick Airport and cross-channel ferry ports, making this an ideal place to live.

Our state-of-the-art facilities include two sports halls, two all-weather pitches and a fitness suite which is also available for staff use.  There is an independently-run Nursery on site and we offer a child-voucher scheme.