Posting Date: Tuesday 12th February 2019
Closing Date: Friday 1st March 2019
Interviews: w/c 4th March
Salary: MPR / UPR
Contract Type: Full time (part-time/job-share considered)

Teacher of Science

Start date: September 2019
Salary: MPR / UPR
Location: Samuel Ward Academy, Haverhill
Contract type: Full time (part-time/job-share considered)
Contract term: Permanent

We would be delighted to welcome your application to our great school.  We value subject knowledge, ability to communicate with students and high expectations.  We work hard to lower workload whilst simultaneously increasing impact.  You will teach how you want to teach, all we ask is that you have chosen your methods deliberately and seek to become an expert at them.  The ability to teach Chemistry to KS5 would be an advantage. 

We will offer you:

  • A supportive culture where teachers are free to focus on teaching and learning
  • Excellent facilities including brand new laboratories in our £10 million building opening in April 2019
  • A strong focus on student behaviour with a centralised detention system run by SLT
  • A wide range of CPD opportunities within the school, our Teaching School and through our Trust of 22 schools and associated Research School.
  • Opportunities for career progression (including the opportunity to participate in the Trust’s Leadership Development Programme)
  • An ethos of innovation and experimentation; we are always looking to find new and better ways to help students learn.  Our teaching and learning approaches are developed by middle leaders and lead practitioners. 

Samuel Ward is a highly successful oversubscribed 11-18 co-educational academy with 1320 pupil on roll. We are situated in pleasant surroundings on the western edge of Suffolk, within easy reach of Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds.
If you would like an informal discussion prior to submitting your application then please contact 01440 760333 or
The application form and job description are available on our website

Closing date:   Friday 1st March at noon
Interviews:   w/c 4th March

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.