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Teacher of Science - Flexible

The Malling School, East Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-5425-515T
  • Posted:23/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS + TLR
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:24/02/2023 at 08:00
  • Interviews:w/c 6th March


Teacher of Science

MPS with TLR

FTE/Part time/start date, flexible to be discussed at interview.

The Malling School is an extremely positive, happy and caring place for young people to learn. Our core school values are ‘Caring, Determined and Reflective’ and these values are embraced by all staff and children.   We are delighted with our students’ outcomes in the 2022 exams and are proud to be the 9th best performing non-selective school in Kent.

The successful candidate will join the Science department which has high staff retention and a track record for developing teachers into future leaders. The department continues to enjoy its efficient marking, feedback and homework policies that maximise impact on pupil outcomes while respecting staff workload. Subject CPD and training is delivered within departments weekly with whole school pedagogy training delivered in morning briefings. The Science department is outward looking and collaborative and annually participates with training and curriculum projects with external colleagues and outstanding schools.

We can offer you:  

Opportunities to teach Science to International Baccalaureate Level (KS5)  

Opportunities for accelerated promotion for outstanding teachers  

Extensive and individualised professional development programme  

Robust behaviour systems  

No formal observations – instead Developmental Learning Walks with ongoing feedback, helping you and your department to continuously develop  

The opportunity to significantly impact outcomes through contributing to the continued development and improvements of an ever-evolving Science curriculum

You will be:  

A teacher of Science looking for new and exciting opportunities  

The ability to teach Science to KS3 and GCSE is essential, the ability to teach beyond GCSE is preferable.  

Innovative and reflective in your approach to teaching

Able to achieve excellent examination results for children  

Motivated by a desire to change lives  

A qualified teacher  

 Please contact: hr@themallingschool.kent.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th February

Interviews: w/c 6th March

The Malling School is committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of all children and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, Occupational Health check, two satisfactory references, online check and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order (1975, 2013,2020)

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.


All complete applications will be considered upon receipt and we reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy should sufficient interest be received. Only candidates successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted.










Information about the school

A mixed 11-19 co-educational High School of 1000 pupils serving the historic market town of West Malling and surrounding villages. The school is set in pleasant rural surroundings and has its own lake and extensive grounds. It was completely re-built in September 2007 and therefore has outstanding facilities.

West Malling is close to the county town of Maidstone and has excellent rail links to London and Ashford International (for the Continent).

This is an exciting time to be joining the staff of The Malling School.

We are dedicated to providing a holistic education, nurturing the complete student. Our strong culture, robust behaviour systems, and Ofsted-rated "Good with Outstanding Features" environment provides a solid foundation for our students' success.

We provide a very supportive environment in which staff can further develop their skills and we ensure every new member of staff has access to a trained coach. With close teams of teachers and non-teachers working together we take a collaborative approach to school improvement and have a shared aim of providing the very best education for our pupils.

Visit our website at www.themallingschool.kent.sch.uk for further information

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.