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Head of Science - Full-time

New Line Learning Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6912-451L
  • Posted:29/03/2023
  • Pay:LPS
  • Start Date:September 2023
  • App Close Date:01/05/2023 at 10:00
  • Interviews:TBC-Interview may be held prior to closing date


Due to the promotion of the existing Head of Science, we are looking to appoint a new Head of Science at New Line Learning Academy.

This is an exciting time to join the Academy.  As a result of increasing numbers, we are expanding the department and looking to further develop our science labs and learning spaces.  We are looking for a successful candidate who can lead these renovations and plans, be an inspirational teacher and a visionary leader: continuing to raise standards and levels of achievement within the department. Could you be that candidate?

The Science department at New Line Learning Academy are friendly, hardworking and keen to develop science across the entire academy.  There has been extensive investment in equipment and learning spaces over the past two years and therefore you will have at your disposal, the most up to date labs, equipment, and learning Plazas.  A cornerstone of our educational vision is to give all staff and students access to the very best technology with an infrastructure that supports engagement and learning, and we would expect our head of science to actively lead in this area.

The successful applicant will have strong subject knowledge and skills derived from a graduate Science background.  You will have a flexible and enthusiastic attitude and a commitment to embed a positive culture of learning amongst staff and students. You will have the ability to motivate colleagues and communicate effectively at all levels.

Future Schools Trust is a visionary organisation comprised of two secondary academies, a nursery school and a primary school. Occupying state-of-the-art facilities, our objective is to secure the very best educational opportunities for the young people we serve. We pride ourselves in being innovative in changing the face of education.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • The ability to teach up to KS3 and KS4
  • Possess recent, relevant teaching experience

We will offer you:

  • A laptop computer with access to a range of high quality learning resources
  • Access to the very best ICT resources
  • State of the Art facilities
  • An innovative and exciting place to work
  • The support of a trust that currently runs two secondary schools, a studio school and a primary school
  • An onsite Nursery for children aged 3 months to 5 years.

If you would like to take a look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email office@newlinelearning.com and arrange a visit.

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs.

Future Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Information about the school

Applications will be considered as they are received and therefore this post may be fulfilled before the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Boughton Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 9QL
  • Telephone: 01622 743 286
  • Email: officenll@futureschoolstrust.com


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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.