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Lead Practitioner - Science - Full-time

The Hundred of Hoo Academy, Rochester

  • Ref:MED887-4000-26L
  • Posted:30/06/2022
  • Pay:Leadership scale commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:11/07/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC


About the role: We are looking for a Lead Practitioner - Science for January 2023 and warmly welcome applications from experienced teachers who are passionate about Science and are dedicated to enabling students to make excellent progress.  

As the Lead Practitioner for science, you will work in a large team with a wide range of experience. The department continues to successfully train and develop ECTs as a means of investing in the future of the department. With senior leaders also in the department, you will be able to rely on the expertise of established practitioners who will play a part in working with you to drive standards higher. This is a fantastic role where you will have a direct impact in enhancing the science department further to make it even better than it already is.

Achievement for all students regardless of background is our key objective. We offer stimulating learning environments where effective teaching and learning are underpinned by high-quality interpersonal relationships. If you are ambitious for yourself and the learners you serve, then you are the person we need.

For our successful candidate, being a member of staff at The Hundred of Hoo Academy and the wider Trust means you’ll receive access to a great range of employment benefits from day one. Click here to view the current benefits package, and be mindful that the list is always growing. 


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Information about the school

Under our Academy motto, Aspire, Achieve, Excel, we expect our pupils to work hard be well disciplined, achieve to the best of their ability and take pride in all that they do.

We are ambitious for all of our pupils and believe that our emphasis on the study of challenging subjects through our extended day offer is a key feature of our success. Teachers ensure that they are well prepared and continuously develop themselves to enhance our provision and extend our pupils. We are unrelenting and graciously uncompromising in our approach. We promote this by ensuring;

• The highest standards of achievement • Excellent teaching and learning • A challenging and tailored learning journey for all; • Participation, personal development, and well-being; • Courtesy, respect, and self-discipline;

In September 2011, the Hundred of Hoo converted to Academy status and became a member of the Williamson Trust. Just one year later Ofsted judged the Academy as Good with Outstanding features; recognising the relentless focus and ambition that we have.

We continue to ensure that the Hundred of Hoo is a beacon of excellence for the whole community with significant year on year rises in progress which is nationally recognised as being in the top 20% in the country.

In September 2015 the Academy opened its first Reception class thereby extending its age range to 4-year-old children. This exciting provision again demonstrated the Academy’s sense of ambition to serve the community where pupils’ academic journey represents a cradle to university principle.

By September 2017, a new purpose built one-form entry Primary School incorporating Reception and Year one provision to the west of the Academy site will be ready for occupation.

At The Hundred of Hoo Academy, we will combine good manners and etiquette with 21st Century innovation and creativity to ensure our pupils are more than just educated, they become globally minded citizens who will be empowered to change their own lives and the lives of those around them. This will be achieved by:

Providing an IB influenced learning curriculum that creates; Inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people that act with integrity, and contribute to the local community. They will also help to create a better more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect, recognising that other people with their differences can also be right. Having staff that aspire to the highest standards, who model and encourage a love of learning within a nurturing environment that supports students to achieve their greatest academic potential and excel in all they do. Fostering a partnership with parents and carers so that they share the same high aspirations for their child, feel welcomed and valued by the school community, and are able to provide support in their child’s learning and development.

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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).