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Teacher of Science - Full-time

The Hundred of Hoo Academy, Rochester

  • Ref:KCC887-4000-44T
  • Posted:29/09/2022
  • Pay:MPS/UPS commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:Easter 2023
  • App Close Date:05/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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Please note that interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis with offers made as soon as possible.​​​​​​​

 

About the role: We have a great opportunity to join a highly effective, high performing Science Department at The Hundred of Hoo Academy from Easter 2023. This high performing team are often drivers to whole Academy improvement and our colleagues thrive in an atmosphere rich in collaboration and support. We are looking for a talented and passionate Teacher of Science, who truly wishes to inspire our pupils. 

So what makes us different at The Hundred of Hoo Academy?  It is how we translate our culture, vision and values into every action every day, where you can see staff and pupils role modelling high expectations.  We want our teachers to concentrate on what they do best – teach. To achieve this we have clear, consistent behaviour systems and every teacher has their own classroom. Our teachers plan the curriculum together allowing them to share expertise as well as the workload. We also provide an array of professional development programmes for our staff including ECTs, middle and senior leader programmes. 

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Information about the school

Working with our academy: The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a unique all-through academy with pupils from Reception up to Sixth Form. In September 2011, The Hundred of Hoo converted to academy status. Just one year later, Ofsted judged the academy as “good with outstanding features” recognising the relentless focus and ambition that we have. In September 2015 the academy welcomed its first Reception class thereby extending its age range to 4-year-old children. This exciting provision demonstrates the academy’s sense of ambition to serve the community where pupils’ academic journey represents a cradle to university principle.

The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a high achieving institution. Our last Ofsted inspection notes “Leaders’ clear determination and unwaveringly high expectations ensure a culture of continual improvement.”, that Hundred of Hoo’s “well-established learning routines support teachers’ high expectations for pupils’ conduct and engagement with their learning”. We were graded a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour and it is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.

The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers. Our building and facilities are a mix of designs giving the academy a unique and special character, and our new Special Resource Provision building opening this summer.

At The Hundred of Hoo Academy we are offer:

  • Coaching and support.
  • A bespoke CPD programme. -Complementary staff wellbeing activities.
  • Free use of the sports facilities.
  • A thriving social and community ethos.

​​​​​​We believe that children and adults flourish when they learn and work as members of a supportive, cohesive community built on high expectations, rigour, mutual respect and pride in their own and each other’s achievements.

We believe that:

  • All children are entitled to access a world class education
  • Everyone, regardless of background or starting point, can achieve the highest academic standards
  • Children should be equipped with values, attitudes and attributes that will serve them well to be lifelong learners.
  • All members of staff deserve great challenge and support on their journey to becoming masters of their craft.

"The Hundred of Hoo is quickly becoming known as a centre with high expectations, high standards and high achievements. Throughout every element of academy life; our ethos about what we do, what we believe in and what we value, is clear. Above all else, we are about children and young people, their learning and their needs which is encapsulated in our strapline; “Aspire, Achieve, Excel”. We are about the whole child. We are a school which is child centred, and so all our efforts, our work and our endeavours revolve around the achievement of each pupil’s potential, academically, socially and emotionally." Primary Principal Mike Etheridge

"We combine good manners and etiquette with 21st Century innovation and creativity to support our vision of creating a community that aspire to the very highest standards, achieve to the best of our ability and excel in all that we do. I genuinely care about the life chances of all young people, and as the Principal of The Hundred of Hoo Academy, I find the prospect of being instrumental in raising aspirations and attainment in this community enormously exciting. I am proud to work in education and believe that at the centre of everything we do is the individual child. Our staff are committed, caring and professional in all that they do as practitioners." - Secondary Principal Carl Guerin-Hassett

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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.