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Science Teacher - Full-time

Thinking Schools Academy Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F40-79-T
  • Posted:21/11/2022
  • Pay:£27,186 - £42,192
  • Start Date:Immediate
  • App Close Date:04/12/2022 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

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We require a Teacher of Science to join Holcombe Grammar School.  The successful applicant will be a motivated and enthusiastic teacher who has a positive and open approach to learning.  You will be joining a team of committed professionals teaching our fantastic students from years 7 -13.  This post is suitable for an experienced teacher or ECT with a passion for Science. 

What you will need to succeed:

  • Be a qualified teacher
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning, ready to embrace new ideas and have a positive outlook and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have Good or Outstanding classroom practice with high expectations for achievement and behaviour
  • Be able to plan and deliver a creative and stimulating curriculum and have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments.
  • Have high expectations for yourself and the children to ensure that all of our children achieve ‘Mastery’
  • Be an aspiring leader of learning who is constantly willing to grasp exciting CPD opportunities  
  • Be a team player, with a good sense of humour, willing to work as part of teams across the school
  • Contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our schools

What our Trust will offer you:

  • Minimum starting salary £27,186 for all ECTs
  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • The opportunity to work with happy, determined and well behaved children who are excited about learning, and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. 
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and across our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Regular opportunities to meet and share best practice with the other secondary schools within our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Chartered Teacher 
  • Reduced membership of a fully-equipped fitness suite and classes – located on the site of New Horizons Children’s Academy – next to Holcombe Grammar School.
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
  • Free parking in our staff car park

 

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our small and friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

We strongly encourage any teachers who may be interested in working at our school to contact Donna Read to arrange an informal conversation about the role with our hiring manager. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. As per KCSIE we will also undertake online searches for all shortlisted candidates, if you have any questions regarding this process please email recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk

 

Information about the trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth.

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust has been ranked as the highest performing trust in the South East and in the top 15 academy trusts in England, out of more than 100. – 2020 DfE report

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

• Think about their Thinking • Be their Best self • Shape their Success

In this way we transform life chances

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Simon Arnold
  • Address:The Thinking Schools Academy Trust,
    Park Crescent,
    Chatham,
    Kent,
    ME4 6NR
  • Telephone: 03333 602050
  • Email: recruitment@tsatrust.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.