Teacher Of Science - Full-time

Leigh Academy Rainham, Rainham

  • Ref:MED105-1002-17T
  • Posted:15/02/2021
  • Pay:MPS/UPS based on experience
  • Start Date:September 2021
  • App Close Date:08/03/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:TBC

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Are you ready to be a founding member of staff at Leigh Academy Rainham; a place where innovation and tradition combine to make leaders of tomorrow. 

Do you believe in maximising the potential of every child? 

Can you inspire others and nurture a passion for learning in both students and those you lead?

Would you relish the opportunity to create, shape and build our learning community , as a member of the founding team at Leigh Academy Rainham?

We are seeking to appoint a Teacher of Science who can deliver high quality learning opportunities for our students across this key curriculum area.  Applications are welcomed from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.  As a start-up school this role will grow as our numbers increase, with the possibility of promotion to a curriculum leadership position for the right candidate in the future.

Due to the key role all new staff will play in shaping the learning community and experiences for our young people, please share with us in your personal statements any additional hobbies, talents and interests you may have that you could use to broaden our extra-curricular offer. We are looking to provide a variety of clubs and activities for pupils to access from year one for example chess, sports, choir, dance, gaming, Eco clubs, origami, media, journalism and astronomy or anything additional you can think of!​​​​​​​

What we are offering:

  • A salary commensurate with the profile of the post 
  • Bespoke CPD with mentoring and coaching opportunities
  • The opportunity to work laterally across a number of Leigh Academies Trust schools to benchmark best practice and to be involved in teaching and learning innovation

We’d like to hear from candidates who are:

  • An excellent teacher who is passionate about learning and has strong subject knowledge
  • Collaborative, able to build strong professional relationships
  • Able to motivate and inspire students and staff to achieve their full potential
  • Energetic and have a can-do attitude
  • Confident and has strong career aspirations
  • Committed to safeguarding and the happiness and wellbeing of everyone at the Academy
  • Prepared to be involved in leading co-curricular activities either within or outside of their teaching subject

Information about the school

Due to open in September 2021, Leigh Academy Rainham will be a mixed 11-18 comprehensive school with excellent facilities on the edge of Rainham in Medway. We will have a new multi-million pound purpose built building, that will be an asset to the community and is planned to be built on a site along Otterham Quay Lane. It will have fantastic facilities incorporating a sports centre that will be available for community use.

As with all other Leigh Academies Trust secondary academies, we will embrace the ‘small schools’ model of learning. This college structure will foster strong links with families, ensuring excellent communication between the colleges and home which will enable each child to achieve their goals.

At Leigh Academy Rainham we will deliver learning, teaching and living in the spirit of the International Baccalaureate (IB). Our aim is to provide a curriculum that ensures every student acts with integrity and regardless of need, starting point or background, is able to reach their full potential and live a happy and successful life.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Olivia Couzins
  • Address:To Be Confirmed, Rainham, Kent, Olivia Couzins
  • Telephone: 01634 412240
  • Email: talent@latrust.org.uk

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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.