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Kettering Science Academy

Kettering Science Academy boasts one of the most exceptional school buildings in North Northamptonshire. This building along with our dedicated  staff and has given us the all of the raw materials we need to create an inspirational learning environment where every student is given the opportunity to succeed.

Our aim  is to make learning exciting and enjoyable so that students can thrive and fulfil their potential. We offer a wide and varied curriculum covering enhancing the National Curriculum offer with a range of additional opportunities, putting particular emphasis on science and enterprise activities.

This emphasis, alongside an extensive extracurricular activities, provides breadth and depth at all levels for our students. The opportunities we provide at KSA offer every student the skills and support that they need for the greatest chance of future success.

In 2020 the facilities we offer students at Kettering Science Academy were enhanced by the opening of our dedicated Sixth Form block.

Latest Vacancy

  • Kettering Science Academy

    Teaching Assistant

    Start Date: ASAP
    Close Date: 06/05/2021

    Job Title: Teaching Assistant (Level 3)

    Location: Kettering Science Academy

    Salary: Grade 5, Point 13 £19,190.00 - £21,210.00

    *Actual salary will be equivalent to weeks and hours worked*

    Hours per week / Weeks per year: 37 hours, 39 weeks

     

    Kettering Science Academy is on a journey towards ‘outstanding’.  We have made rapid improvements and we are now relentlessly focused on providing stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

    We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy. We are very confident that this will be our best year yet and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

    Kettering Science Academy requires a Teaching Assistant Level 3, you will have expertise working with students with a range of special educational needs. The successful candidate will be required to work one-to-one, in small groups as well as supporting other students within the school. They will be a well-motivated and compassionate individual capable of working both as part of a bigger team and independently. The successful candidate will join a supportive and friendly team and be experienced in supporting the delivery of the curriculum.

    You will be responsible for promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all students and show awareness of complying with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection.

    We will consider applications from candidates who are currently Level 2 Teaching Assistants and willing to work towards their Level 3 qualification.

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

    Please follow the link below to submit your details - successful shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited to complete a safer-recruitment application form prior to interview. 

    Expression of Interest Form - Complete Here

    Closing date: Thursday 6th May 2021 

    Interview date: TBC

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    Apply Here
  • Kettering Science Academy

    Second in Humanities

    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Close Date: 10/05/2021

    Job Title: Second in Humanities with a lead responsibility for History

    Location: Kettering Science Academy

    Salary: MPS/UPS + Competitive TLR

     

    Kettering Science Academy is on a rapid journey of improvement.  We embrace our curriculum principles of Knowledge, Strength, Ambition, and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing a stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

    We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy.  We are very confident that Kettering Science Academy will continue to go from strength to strength and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

    We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational Second in Humanities with lead responsibility for History.

     

    The successful candidate will have:

     

    • An excellent subject knowledge and have proven themselves an ‘outstanding’ classroom practitioner.
    • A strong track record of improving outcomes for students and raising standards.
    • The ability to motivate and lead others.
    • A demonstrable ability to lead and develop innovative ideas that will drive progress in the department and ensure engagement of students.

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

    Please follow the link below to submit your details - successful shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited to complete a safer-recruitment application form prior to interview. 

    Expression of Interest Form - Complete Here

    Closing date: Monnday 10th May 2021

    Interview date:TBC

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

     

     

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    Apply Here
  • Kettering Science Academy

    Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Close Date: 10/05/2021

    Job Title: Teacher of English (Maternity Cover)

    Location: Kettering Science Academy

    Salary: MPS/UPS

    Kettering Science Academy is on a rapid journey of improvement.  We embrace our curriculum principles of Knowledge, Strength, Ambition, and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing a stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

    We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy.  We are very confident that Kettering Science Academy will continue to go from strength to strength and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teacher of English to join an innovative and creative English department. The role would be suitable for either an experienced member of staff or an NQT.

    The English department is a supportive department and the team works collaboratively together to achieve the best results for students. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate that they can be an effective team member and contribute to the continued growth and success of the department, inspiring and engaging students in their learning of English.  

    The successful candidate will:

    • Be a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher with the desire to inspire and motivate students to achieve and succeed in English
    • Have experience teaching Key Stage 3 and be able to demonstrate experience teaching at Key Stage 4
    • Be willing to go above and beyond what is expected, encouraging students to achieve as highly as possible
    • Possess a tenacious ambition for their students, seeking to give them exciting and engaging opportunities for learning

    About Brooke Weston Trust

    Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

    Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

    We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

    To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.

    How to Apply

    If you think you can contribute in this role and to our organisation we welcome your application!

    Please follow the link below to submit your details - successful shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited to complete a safer-recruitment application form prior to interview. 

    Expression of Interest Form - Complete Here

    Closing date: Monday 10th May 2021

    Interview date: TBC

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    Apply Here
  • Kettering Science Academy

    Teacher of PE and Health and Social

    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Close Date: 17/05/2021

    BROOKE WESTON TRUST – KETTERING SCIENCE ACADEMY

    Teacher of PE and Health and Social

    Start Date: September 2021

    Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire

    Salary: MPS/UPS

    Benefits: Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

     

    We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teacher of PE and Health and Social Care who would like to be part of a forward looking team, focused on developing exciting and engaging learning experiences for all students.

     

    The successful candidate will:

    • Be a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher with the desire to inspire and motivate students to achieve and succeed
    • Have experience teaching Key Stage 3 and be able to demonstrate experience teaching at Key Stage 4
    • Be willing to go above and beyond what is expected, encouraging students to achieve as highly as possible
    • Possess a tenacious ambition for their students, seeking to give them exciting and engaging opportunities for learning

     

    What we can offer you:

    • Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch
    • A modern building with fantastic facilities and resources
    • A supportive and friendly community of staff and students
    • A full induction programme
    • Access to BWT Teaching School Alliance training programmes

     

    About Kettering Science Academy:

    Kettering Science Academy is on a rapid journey of improvement.  We embrace our curriculum principles of Knowledge, Strength, Ambition, and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing a stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

     

    We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy.  We are very confident that Kettering Science Academy will continue to go from strength to strength and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

     

    If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

     

    For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact Celina Dilger, HR Administrator, on the below details:

    T:            01536 532700

    E:            recruitment@ketteringscienceacademy.org

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

     

    Closing date: Monday 17th May 2021

     

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

     

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    Apply Here
  • Kettering Science Academy

    Teacher of History

    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Close Date: 24/05/2021

    Teacher of History

     

    Start Date:         September 2021

    Location:             Kettering, Northamptonshire

    Salary:                MPS/UPS with a potential TLR for the right candidate

    Benefits:             Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

     

    We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational Teacher of History.

     

    The successful candidate will have:

     

    • An excellent subject knowledge and have proven themselves an ‘outstanding’ classroom practitioner.
    • A strong track record of improving outcomes for students and raising standards.
    • The ability to motivate and lead others.
    • A demonstrable ability to lead and develop innovative ideas that will drive progress in the department and ensure engagement of students.

     

    About Kettering Science Academy:

    Kettering Science Academy is on a rapid journey of improvement.  We embrace our curriculum principles of Knowledge, Strength, Ambition, and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing a stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

     

    We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy.  We are very confident that Kettering Science Academy will continue to go from strength to strength and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

     

    If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

     

    For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact Celina Dilger, HR Administrator, on the below details:

    T:            01536 532700

    E:            recruitment@ketteringscienceacademy.org

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

     

    Closing date: Monday 24th May 2021

     

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

     

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    Apply Here
  • Kettering Science Academy

    Teacher of Music

    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Close Date: 24/05/2021

    Teacher of Music with Expressive Arts

     

    Start Date:         September 2021

    Location:             Kettering, Northamptonshire

    Salary:                MPS/UPS with a potential TLR for the right candidate

    Benefits:             Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch

     

    We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and creative Teacher of Music with Expressive Arts.

     

    The successful candidate will:

    • Be a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher with the desire to inspire and motivate students to achieve and succeed.
    • Have experience teaching Music and Expressive Arts across Key Stage 3, and be able to demonstrate experience teaching successfully at Key Stage 4. Experience teaching at Key Stage 5 would be advantageous but not essential.
    • Be willing to go above and beyond what is expected, encouraging students to take a holistic view of subject.
    • Possess a tenacious ambition for their students, seeking to give them exciting and engaging opportunities for learning.

     

    About Kettering Science Academy:

    Kettering Science Academy is on a rapid journey of improvement.  We embrace our curriculum principles of Knowledge, Strength, Ambition, and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing a stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

     

    We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy.  We are very confident that Kettering Science Academy will continue to go from strength to strength and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

     

    If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

     

    For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact Celina Dilger, HR Administrator, on the below details:

    T:            01536 532700

    E:            recruitment@ketteringscienceacademy.org

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

     

    Closing date: Monday 24th May 2021

     

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

     

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    Apply Here
  • Kettering Science Academy

    Student Support Officer

    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Close Date: 05/07/2021

    Start:                   ASAP

    Closing Date:    12 noon Monday 5th July 2021

    Hours:                 37 hours per week, Term time only

    Salary:                 £18,650 FTE (actual 16,021)

    The Inclusion Team at Kettering Science Academy consists of a wide range of professionals including SENCO, TA’s, School Counsellor, School Nurse and the Safeguarding Team. Together we work to support our students and their families so that their outcomes are the best they can be, supporting the schools ethos of ‘Being the best you can be’ through Knowledge, Strength and Ambition.

    Do you enjoy working with young people and their families? We are seeking a Student Support Officer to work within our Inclusion team to provide early help and support so that we can ensure the very best outcomes and wellbeing for our community. This will involve working with individual students, small groups and also families in a solution focussed way, so excellent communication and people skills are essential. You should have a detailed knowledge of safeguarding and early help and Inclusion issues, including a toolkit to provide support. You will be part of a caring and nurturing team who want the very best for our young people.

    About Kettering Science Academy:

    Kettering Science Academy is on a journey towards ‘outstanding’.  We have made rapid improvements and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as each other.

    We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy. We are very confident that this will be Kettering Science Academy’s best year yet and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

    If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

    For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact Claire Allsopp, Business Manager, on the below details:

    T:            01536 532700

    E:            recruitment@ketteringscienceacademy.org

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Closing date: Monday 5 July 2021

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful. Previous applicants need not apply.

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    Apply Here
  • Kettering Science Academy

    Teaching Assistant (L3)

    Start Date: 01/09/2021
    Close Date: 05/07/2021

    Teaching Assistant Level 3

    START: September 2021

    HOURS: 37 Hours, term time only

    SALARY: £19,190 (actual £16.484)

    Kettering Science Academy requires a Teaching Assistant Level 3, you will have expertise working with students with a range of special educational needs. The successful candidate will be required to work one-to-one, in small groups as well as supporting other students within the school. They will be a well-motivated and compassionate individual capable of working both as part of a bigger team and independently. The successful candidate will join a supportive and friendly team and be experienced in supporting the delivery of the curriculum.

    You will be responsible for promoting the inclusion and acceptance of all students and show awareness of complying with policies and procedures relating to child protection, health, safety and security, confidentiality and data protection.

    We will consider applications from candidates who are currently Level 2 Teaching Assistants and willing to work towards their Level 3 qualification.

    About Kettering Science Academy:

    Kettering Science Academy is on a journey towards ‘outstanding’.  We have made rapid improvements and we are now relentlessly focused on providing stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.

    We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy. We are very confident that this will be Kettering Science Academy’s best year yet and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!

    If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application. Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.

    For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact Claire Allsopp, Business Manager, on the below details:

    T:            01536 532700

    E:            recruitment@ketteringscienceacademy.org

    W:          Brooke Weston Trust Careers

    Closing date: Monday 5th July 2021

    Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.

    Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

    Apply Here
Associate Principal

Tony Segalini

Kettering Science Academy
Deeble Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15 7AA

T 01536 532700
E enquiries@ketteringscienceacademy.org

Associate Principal
Tony Segalini

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