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Coordinator of Learning - Science (Ks3) - Full-time

Leigh Academies Trust

  • Ref:KCC-F63-156-T
  • Posted:13/02/2023
  • Pay:MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + TLR
  • Start Date:Easter 2024
  • App Close Date:26/02/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:Flexible

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Are you ready for the next step in your teaching career? Are you seeking a new opportunity for Easter 2024 that offers progression? Are you an ambitious science practitioner who would thrive in our supportive and highly successful department? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Please click here to view our Recruitment Brochure. 

Due to the continued growth and success of the academy, we are seeking to appoint a talented individual in the role of Coordinator of Learning - Science (KS3). Our newly appointed candidate will continue the development and implementation of Science across the academy and have the opportunity to develop the KS3 MYP Curriculum. Supporting the Director of Learning, you will help raise the quality of teaching and learning in the department for all of our students. 

This is a truly fantastic opportunity for a passionate teacher to become part of a well-established, highly collaborative and successful team that produces good outcomes and excellent results and we are confident that our teaching and support teams, our facilities and most importantly our students will inspire you. As an IB World School, applicants that have previous experience in delivering this curriculum are of strong interest to us but please note that this criterion is not essential as training will be provided. 

We have an impressive Science department with state-of-the-art laboratories which are completely facilitated with all the practical equipment a scientist could dream of! For a quick virtual tour, please click here... 

 

It truly is a special place to work, but don't just take our word for it...click here to find out more from some of our current Science teachers!

This is a permanent opportunity with a salary of MPS/UPS, commensurate with experience with a TLR.

Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'. Simply complete the referral form by clicking here. T&C's apply.

 

Information about the trust

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2023, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the benefits available to all LAT employees from day one.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Holly Neve
  • Address:LAT Head Office,
    Carnation Road,
    Rochester,
    Kent,
    ME2 2SX
  • Telephone: 01634 412240
  • Email: talent@latrust.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 Education.