Teacher of Science

Vacancy Description

Position: Teacher of ScienceSubject: ScienceSalary: MPR - UPR

Principal:      Mr K Reynolds

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi million pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley.

The agenda is challenging, but for the right individual this presents an unrivalled opportunity to make a real difference and a lasting contribution to our journey in becoming outstanding providers of education.  We are committed to lifelong learning and can provide a bespoke CPD package to support your professional development, whether you are starting out in your career, have the potential to expand into KS5 or simply looking for a greater teaching experience.

The Trust currently has a number of Science vacancies at both Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, all of which have a preferred starting date of September 2017. A Biology or Physics background would be advantageous, although not essential together with the willingness/ability to teach A Level. 

Teacher of Science                                                           Salary: MPR-UPR

We can offer:

  • A bespoke CPD package for all staff
  • The chance to work in state of the art facilities
  • An IPad/ICT device for all teaching staff
  • Additional staff benefits i.e. tax free childcare voucher scheme, discounted membership rates at local leisure facilities.

We are looking for a colleague who is:

  • Good or Outstanding
  • Able to raise students’ aspirations and attainment
  • Able to plan lessons and ensure the use of assessment is effective in securing student progress
  • Able to contribute to extra-curricular activities


  • Has high expectations of their students
  • Consistently models excellent practice and has students' achievement and progress at the forefront of their teaching.
  • Wants an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant school that makes a difference to our young people’s lives.

Download an application pack, including job description, person specification and application form below, to organise a visit or an informal chat just email Human Resources at

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process.  Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted. Completed applications should be emailed to: by Noon: Monday 3rd April 2017. 

Applicants should assume they have been unsuccessful if we have not contacted them within 28 days of the post-closing.

New College Durham Academies Trust is committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults and will undertake the appropriate employment checks to meet this commitment.

Start Date: 1st September 2017Closing Date: 3rd April 2017 - 12:00pm

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