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Lead Practitioner of Science - Full-time

Cornwallis Academy, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-6913-595L
  • Posted:05/06/2024
  • Pay:L6-L10
  • Start Date:December 2024
  • App Close Date:05/07/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:TBC-Interview may be held prior to closing date

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We are seeking to appoint a Lead Practitioner in Science and welcome applications from experienced teachers who are passionate about science and are dedicated to enabling students to make excellent progress. The successful candidate will work with the Director of Science to develop outstanding Teaching, Learning and Assessment in Science. The Lead Practitioner will also form part of a wider Teaching, Learning and Assessment team and Lead Practitioners across our Trust to support the development of Teaching and Learning across the academy and the Future Schools Trust.

Our Science Department consists of a team of skilled and motivated teachers. You will be joining a modern, 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.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of outstanding teaching and will be able to evidence they currently are, or are working towards meeting the responsibilities of the Lead Practitioner listed below. A recognised Lead Practitioner accreditation would be desirable. 

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

 How to Apply:

 

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates, including neurodivergent individuals. If you are excited about this opportunity and believe you are a great fit for our team, please complete our School Application Form, we are unable to accept CVs. If you would like to take a look around our fantastic facilities and meet the staff that you could be working alongside, please email recruitment@futureschoolstrust.com to arrange a visit.

 

Future Schools Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 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. All successful candidates will have to meet the person specification and will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

 

We regret that we are unable to respond to every application individually. If you do not hear from us, please understand that your application has not been successful on this occasion

 

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

Documents

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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.