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Subject Leader Science - Full-time

Bradfields Academy, Chatham

  • Ref:MED887-7042-8T
  • Posted:12/03/2019
  • Pay:MPS/UPS + 2 SEN + TLR2C
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:29/03/2019 at 15:30
  • Interviews:w/c 23 April 2019


We are seeking to appoint a talented, creative and innovative thinker to our middle leadership team who will be instrumental in leading the development of the Science and Land Studies Curriculum. The person appointed should have the ability to lead, inspire and support a team of science and land studies teachers and teaching assistants in developing effective classroom practice. It is clear that the successful candidate will have to be an outstanding classroom practitioner themselves. This vacancy results from the retirement of the previous excellent practitioner.

The successful candidate should have a clear understanding about effective teaching and learning, curriculum development, raising and sustaining achievement, and the care and support of students with a range of SEND. They should have a vision and a drive to deliver meaningful and personalised curricula to provide stretch and challenge enabling all students to achieve.

They should be a good communicator, able to engage effectively with students, parents/carers and able to lead a team of staff. Ideally, they should have experience of supporting students with SEND.

If you are a quality leader willing to take our excellent and happy team of staff to the next level and able to further Bradfields as a well-known and respected Special Academy then you should consider applying for this position.

The successful candidate will be provided with individualised professional support and induction; including accessing further professional qualifications as required.

We would encourage interested applicants to arrange a visit to our academy as we are confident that such an opportunity will convince them that they would really love to work at Bradfields!

Staff at Bradfields have access to the Fortis Trust package of benefits, which includes a wide range of professional development opportunities, and wellbeing support. Staff can also join the cycle to work scheme and have full access to our Employee Assistance Programme and all its benefits. As a Mindful Employer organisation, we also encourage staff to take part in regular ‘wellbeing days’ during the year.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record check via the DBS system (for Children & Vulnerable Adults). We are an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the school

Bradfields Academy is a leading Specialist SEND Academy, for children with moderate to complex learning needs and disabilities aged 4-19 years. Bradfields Academy has been recognised as a highly innovative and forward thinking academy judged by Ofsted as Outstanding in all areas in March 2017. Located in Walderslade, Chatham and situated within easy reach of local transport links.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01634 683 517


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.