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Teacher Of Science - Full-time

The Sittingbourne School, Sittingbourne

  • Ref:KCC886-4002-410T
  • Posted:18/02/2021
  • Pay:MPS or UPS
  • Start Date:April 2021
  • App Close Date:24/02/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 22nd February 2021

Advert

Permanent

Salary enhancement and recruitment & retention allowance available. £3k+ for the right candidate to start after Easter.

Are you new to the profession or looking for a fresh challenge?  Do you want to be part of a highly successful team in a school committed to fostering a love of STEM?

Join us and benefit from-

  •  A very well run and very supportive department;
  • Dedicated facilities including brand new, well-equipped laboratories;
  • Extensive banks of resources, shared across our trust;
  • The opportunity to teach A Level;
  • Pupils who enjoy learning in a dynamic and exciting school;
  • An excellent CPD programme, including opportunities to study further;
  • Being part of a highly successful trust.

 We are looking for candidates who -

  • Are able to teach KS3 and KS4 biology, chemistry and physics;
  • Are able to implement and deliver an inspiring curriculum in a vibrant learning environment;
  • Have obtained at least a high quality degree in science or a related subject;
  • Have high expectations and aspirations for all students;
  • Are committed to our vision to ensure student well-being and good progress is at the heart of everything we do.

We would be willing to consider applicants with relevant experience who may not hold QTS but have a commitment to achieve this.

Ofsted – ‘Teachers have high expectations of their pupils and expect all pupils to give of their best.’

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

Applications should be made via Kent Teach.  Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at  or 01795 426091

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details/application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interested applicants are welcome to contact Mis Katie Box, Assistant Headteacher at the school for an informal discussion regarding the post  kate.box@swale.at or 01795 472449

If I am successful in gaining an interview, how will this occur during the current COVID-19 pandemic?

Due to the current situation we may plan to interview remotely using a video call. We would ensure that candidates who were successful in gaining an interview were supported with the technology so that this process is seamless. We will provide you with details of the process with your interview invite.

Our advice would be that those who were successful in gaining an interview should prepare as they would for a face to face and dress smart casual. We will allow plenty of time to ensure that you are able to answer our questions in full and you will not be judged if you are having problems with your technology.

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Executive Headteacher: Mrs N Hodges

Information about the school

The Sittingbourne School is a large non-selective school and was judged by Ofsted in November 2017 as a ‘Good’ school.

We believe that all learners need to feel safe and secure in school in order for them to reach their full potential. We have established a culture of respect for each other and pride in academic achievement for all learners.

We offer our students a very broad curriculum, placing value on the arts and vocational subjects in addition to core and Ebacc subjects. Our objective is to ensure success for every student so that when they leave us they are well rounded, confident individuals, well equipped to take their place in the work place or further education. We are very proud of the culture and ethos that exists in the school which is continually evolving and developing to ensure that all students benefit from our extensive systems of support.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Mrs N Hodges
  • Address:Swanstree Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME10 4NL
  • Telephone: 01795 472449
  • Email: tssrecruitment@swale.at

Fax: 01795 470332

Documents

Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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.