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Lead Practitioner - Geography - Full-time

Leigh Academy Minster, Sheerness

  • Ref:KCC1-10101-43L
  • Posted:22/05/2024
  • Pay:Leadership Scale commensurate with experience
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:17/06/2024 at 23:45
  • Interviews:TBC

Advert

Please click here to view our Recruitment Brochure.
 

 We know that exceptional Geography practitioners are in high demand which is why we are offering a recruitment and retention bonus of £2,000 for the right candidate (£1,000 payable upon joining, and £1,000 payable after 1 year's service).

 

Become a Lead Practitioner - Geography at Leigh Academy Minster and spearhead efforts to elevate standards and enrich teaching and learning across our academy. As a pivotal member of our leadership team, you'll be instrumental in translating our academy's vision into exceptional classroom practices, fostering a culture of excellence throughout. 

Your core duties will encompass developing and executing strategies for teaching and learning, curriculum planning, professional development, and fostering teamwork. You'll champion positive student engagement by setting high expectations, delivering outstanding lessons, and cultivating an inspiring learning environment. Leading the charge in Geography, you'll establish tailored systems and procedures to enhance teaching and learning within the subject. Your role will also involve delivering top-notch lessons, mentoring colleagues, and strategically analysing data to drive continuous improvement. Join us in our mission to deliver outstanding educational outcomes, bridge achievement gaps, and keep our pedagogical approaches at the forefront of innovation and effectiveness.

Our successful candidate will have:

  • Degree in the relevant subject
  • Qualified Teacher Status, or equivalent
  • Successful classroom practitioner with experience in co-educational comprehensive schools
  • Evidence of commitment to extra-curricular and enrichment provision
  • Detailed knowledge of the national curriculum in the relevant area
  • Proven track record of successful strategies for raising achievement and sharing good practice
  • Evidence of enabling students to work to the highest standards
  • Good administrative skills
  • Successful experience of team working
  • Evidence of leadership skills and experience
  • Good record of punctuality
  • Commitment to Equal Opportunities
  • Desire and capacity for further promotion

The basis of this role is full-time, permanent and offering a salary of leadership scale commensurate with experience.

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Information about the school

At Leigh Academy Minster, we are committed to nurturing the academic, personal, and social development of every student, empowering them to excel in their chosen paths and become confident, compassionate leaders of tomorrow. Our values of ambition, achievement, character and responsibility are the foundations of everything we do, and our academy prides itself on providing a dynamic and enriching learning environment where innovation, collaboration, and aspiration thrive. With a dedicated team of educators who are passionate about inspiring and challenging our students, we ensure that every learner receives the support and guidance they need to reach their full potential.

At the heart of our ethos is a belief in the power of education to transform lives and unlock opportunities. Through a diverse and engaging curriculum, enriched with extracurricular activities and real-world experiences, we strive to ignite curiosity, foster creativity, and instill a lifelong love of learning in our students.

As part of the Leigh Academies Trust, we benefit from a network of support and expertise, enabling us to stay at the forefront of educational innovation and best practice. Together, we work collaboratively to create a positive and inclusive school culture where every member of our community feels valued, respected, and empowered to succeed.

Located in the vibrant town of Minster, our academy serves as a hub of learning, creativity, and community engagement. With state-of-the-art facilities, dedicated staff, and a commitment to excellence in all that we do, Leigh Academy Minster is not just a place of learning but a home where aspirations are nurtured, achievements celebrated, and dreams realised.

Join us on our journey of excellence, where every day brings new opportunities to learn, grow, and make a difference. Together, let's inspire greatness and shape the future

Click here to find out more about Leigh Academy Minster: https://leighacademyminster.org.uk/

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Holly Neve
  • Address:Leigh Academy Minster, Minster Road, Minster-On-Sea, Sheerness, Kent, ME12 3JQ
  • Telephone: 01634 412 263
  • Email: info@laminster.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.