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Teacher of Science with 2Ic Responsibility for Right Candidate - Flexible

The Malling School, East Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-5425-554T
  • Posted:11/12/2023
  • Pay:UPS/MPS (+ TLR for right candidate)
  • Start Date:Flexible
  • App Close Date:08/03/2024 at 16:00
  • Interviews:as and when suitable candidates apply


Science Teacher (TLR available for the right candidate)

MPS Permanent

Are you an enthusiastic Science Teacher seeking an opportunity to contribute to the success of young learners? The Malling School, a Good school with aspects graded Outstanding by Ofsted, is seeking a passionate Science Teacher to join our dynamic department, offering the option of taking on additional responsibility with a TLR. This is a permanent position with flexible start date, FTE, and part-time options, all open for discussion during the interview process.

About The Malling School:

The Science department stands as a beacon of success, boasting high staff retention and a history of cultivating future leaders. Our efficient marking, feedback, and homework policies maximise student outcomes while respecting the valuable time of our teachers. Weekly subject-specific CPD and morning briefings on whole-school pedagogy ensure continuous growth. Collaborative projects with external colleagues and outstanding schools make us a hub of innovation and development.

As a Science Teacher at The Malling School, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Teach Science, impacting students up to and including Key Stage 5 (KS5).
  • Engage in an extensive and personalised professional development program.
  • Benefit from robust behaviour management systems.
  • Participate in a bespoke induction programme, coaching, Developmental Learning Walks and ongoing feedback, contributing to the continuous development of your department.
  • Significantly influence outcomes by contributing to the development and enhancement of the evolving Science curriculum.

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) with the ability to teach Science to KS3 and GCSE levels (ability to teach beyond GCSE is preferable).
  • Demonstrate innovation and reflectiveness in their teaching approach.
  • Have a proven ability to achieve excellent examination results for students.
  • Be motivated by the desire to make a lasting impact on young lives.
  • Bring enthusiasm and a values-driven approach to education.


Safeguarding and Compliance:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure, Occupational Health check, two satisfactory references, an online check, and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check. Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and its amendments.


How to Apply:

To apply, please visit the Kent Teach website and complete the application in full. We welcome all complete applications and will consider them upon receipt. The closing date is 8th March and interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis. We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy should sufficient interest be received. Only candidates successfully shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Visit Us:

We highly recommend that you contact the school to arrange a visit during a normal school day. Experience our outstanding behaviour, high expectations, achievement in lessons, warm and welcoming staff, and our kind and respectful students. Please contact hr@themallingschool.kent.sch.uk to arrange a visit.

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 Education.