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Teacher of Science - Full-time

Skills for Life Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F22-148-T
  • Posted:15/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:ASAP
  • App Close Date:07/10/2022 at 16:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Walderslade Girls’ School

Teacher of Science

Required ASAP/January 2023 

Salary: MPS/UPS

Hours: Full time, permanent

Location: Walderslade Girls’ School, Chatham

We welcome applications from both ECTs and established Science Teachers

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Science department to appoint a dynamic suitably qualified teacher of Science. You must have a real passion for the subject, with the capability of inspiring, challenging and stimulating our students.  You will join a well-established Science department and become part of a supportive and aspirational team at Walderslade Girls’ School. 

Walderslade Girls’ School, part of the Skills for Life Trust, is a vibrant and high performing all girls High School with a strong community spirit and an ethos of inclusion, supporting learners of all abilities. We are an all-girls secondary academy in Medway with a large joint sixth form in partnership with the neighbouring boys’ school. You will work alongside a strong and motivated team, who are committed to ensuring that our pupils make outstanding progress.

Walderslade Girls’ School is part of the Skills for Life Trust. The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.  As part of the Skills for Life Trust you will be involved in collaborative working across the primary and secondary settings.

Amongst the many benefits of working within the Trust you will receive; 

  • Skills for Life Trust values
  • Free Private Healthcare Cover
  • Personal development and promotion opportunities across the Trust
  • Trust wide focus on staff wellbeing
  • A supportive environment
  • Timetabled and purposeful CPD
  • Secure car parking
  • Laptop and technical support
  • Access to the National College

*The National College provides engaging CPD in a high quality video format on the latest practice, policy and research, working with some of the leading experts in education.

Please check out this video for more information about Walderslade Girls’ School:

https://youtu.be/uYZWuZ3TvhQ

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please call the HR Department on 01634 861596 ext: 337 or email hr@sflt.org.uk who can arrange this for you.

The Skills for Life Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check) and the receipt of two satisfactory references. 

www.sflt.org.uk

Closing Date: 7th October 2022 - We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Information about the trust

The Skills for Life Trust, is an established Multi Academy Trust (MAT) which comprises of two secondary academies and three primary academies: Greenacre Academy, Walderslade Girls’ School, Warren Wood Primary Academy, Hilltop Primary Academy and Chantry Community Academy.

The Trust vision is for Skills for Life to pervade the curriculum and extra-curricular activity. In addition to the normal school diet, the Trust aims to prepare our students for the adults that they are to become, through teaching life skills and exposing them to a whole range of potential careers and mentors from the business world, both locally and regionally. The Skills for Life vision also permeates through staff practices, where we are mindful of staff well-being and workload. We are a trust who cares for their staff and this is reflected in our low staff turnover and positive staff surveys.

The Trust have developed a set of core values for staff which are promoted, encouraged and led by our CEO, Mr Andy Reese. The values help to ensure staff have a healthy work-life balance, are recognised and praised for their work, and are empowered to make decisions.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:HR Manager
  • Address:157 Walderslade Road,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME5 0LP
  • Telephone: 01634 861596
  • Email: hr@sflt.org.uk

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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.