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Science Teacher – Vacancy

  • Applications from Early Career Teachers welcomed
  • £28,826 – £43,067 per annum

Do you love teaching science and like to collaborate with passionate colleagues in a team committed to being at the forefront of pedagogical practice? If so, The JCB Academy has an exciting opportunity for you to join our warm and welcoming community.

We are seeking to appoint a committed and inspiring Science Teacher to join our supportive, enthusiastic and collaborative team at the start of the spring term (4 January 2022 or as soon as possible after that) or after the Easter break (25 April 2022).

This role will require high levels of personal and professional commitment and the ability to work successfully as part of a team will be essential. The successful candidate will be highly adaptable and flexible, and will need a strong work ethic.

You will have responsibility for leading the quality of teaching and learning for learners in your classes. This will involve setting and articulating high expectations for learners and planning and teaching effectively using appropriate resourcing to challenge and engage all learners.

The JCB Academy is innovative, unique and unlike any other school, developing business leaders and engineers from Y9 to Sixth Form and providing Intermediate (level 2) and Advanced (level 3) apprenticeship programmes. From 2022/23, we will be delivering an Engineering T-level which will provide learners with an additional qualification choice after their GCSEs. With cutting-edge facilities, world-leading partners and genuine industrial challenges that bring theory to life, our learners are equipped with aptitudes and skills that prestigious apprenticeship providers, universities and global companies look for in future business leaders and engineers.

The JCB Academy provides learners with a unique curriculum developed by the academy and its core partners. Working with the likes of Bosch Rexroth, Harper Adams University, JCB, Rolls Royce and Toyota Motor Manufacturing, we ensure that the curriculum is embedded in real industrial practice and includes genuine industrial challenges. Our aim is to provide a world class experience to learners and staff.

This role offers first class career development opportunities, excellent CPD, wonderful learners, an innovative education vision, great links to industry and higher education and an opportunity to work in a unique environment with fantastic facilities. We have a strong track record of leadership development and succession planning for an ambitious candidate who is keen to progress into leadership in the future. You must share our passion for developing the engineers and business leaders of the future and we welcome applications from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.

Click here to download the job description and person specification. Please contact the HR Department by email to or on 01889 506100 if you would like any additional information or to arrange an informal visit.

Closing date for applications: Monday, 1 November 2021 at 9:00 am

Please note that we reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive suitable applications prior to this date.