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Teacher of Science - Full-time

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-552T
  • Posted:31/07/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:January 2024
  • App Close Date:31/10/2023 at 15:00
  • Interviews:TBC-Interview may be held prior to closing date

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You will be joining a well-resourced and popular department with a relentless focus on raising achievement. At present the Department teaches a full suite of Science subjects.  At Key Stage 4, AQA Triple Science is taught alongside AQA Trilogy combined science. At Key Stage 3 we offer a bespoke curriculum based on the AQA KS3 Science syllabus. At key stage 5 we offer A-levels in Biology, Chemistry and Physics alongside a Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate in Applied Science. You will be supported within the department by the Director of Science, Key Stage leads for KS3, 4 and 5 as well as two highly experienced Lead Practitioners of Science.

As well as our state-of-the-art facilities, we have an exciting programme of trips, visits and extra-curricular activities.  Cornwallis Academy values positive and professional working relationships and seeks individuals who will support this ethos. We are very excited about the future of Science in our school and we invest in the right people to ensure its success. 

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

 The successful candidate will be a creative and inspiring Teacher of Science who will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • A degree in a relevant Science subject
  • Possess recent, relevant teaching experience at Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner who can inspire students
  • This position is suitable for Early Career Teachers

We will offer you:

  • A vibrant and exciting place to work
  • A friendly and supportive environment
  • An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications 
  • The support of a Trust that currently encompasses two secondary schools, one primary school, and one nursery for children aged 3 months to 4 years
  • A well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources available.
  • An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

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

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.

Only applications submitted by the school application process will be considered, we are unable to accept CVs. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

Cornwallis Academy is a ‘Good’ school on the outskirts of Loose, Maidstone with over 1300 students on roll aged 11 to 18. Cornwallis’ aim is to provide all students with the best educational provision.

It is a fully inclusive school, enabling all students to be the best they can be by having ‘ambitions for all’. Believing all students should be given every opportunity to achieve not only academically but also personally.

In line with the Cornwallis ‘SMILE’ ethos, the aim is to motivate, inspire, excite and engage all students so that they can be successful in their learning. Placing students’ wellbeing at the heart of everything. A strong community ethos permeates, throughout the school, focusing on learning and progress as well as the whole child.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we are and what we do. At Future Schools Trust we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace where every individual's unique talents and perspectives are valued and can thrive. We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments that you require.

What's In It For You? A vibrant and exciting place to work A friendly and supportive environment An excellent CPD programme, with opportunities for action research and nationally accredited qualifications The support of a Trust that currently encompasses two Secondary Schools and one Primary School. Alongside Tiger Cubs, our term time only Day Nursery, for children aged 3 months to 4 years, with great benefits to education staff. A well-resourced department with schemes of work and resources available. An opportunity to join various schemes such as the Benenden corporate healthcare scheme

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Future Schools Trust HR Recruitment Team
  • Address:Hubbards Lane, Boughton Monchelsea, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4HX
  • Telephone: 01622 743152
  • Email: recruitment@futureschoolstrust.com

Fax: (01622) 741866

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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 Education.