Do your students have a high
’concentration’ of enthusiasm in your lessons? Do children move with a high
’velocity’ to your classroom? Is your ’formula’ for teaching a successful one? Are
you passionate about Science and determined to make a real difference? We are looking to appoint an inspirational,
dynamic and enthusiastic 2nd in Science to support the Director of
Science in raising standards of pupil attainment and achievement within the
Science curriculum area in line with national school policies/priorities.
This will include engaging with whole faculty initiatives
regarding the quality of learning, teaching and assessment. In addition, it will mean monitoring pupil
progress and coordinating effective intervention to improve pupil outcomes for
pupils for whom you are accountable.
We are looking for an outstanding teacher who is
ambitious and wants to further their career. Candidates will have the drive and
motivation to continually improve the department, whilst understanding the
importance of developing a positive culture.
successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional.
Academy is an 11 to 16 secondary academy, with over six hundred students which
occupies a large site in close proximity to Sunderland City Centre. Thornhill
Academy is a unique school in its area, this uniqueness comes from the diversity
of our student population. Across the
school, students come from 14 different ethnicities, with 35 different
languages. We are proud to be this vibrant and diverse community and have
developed a culture that has moved far beyond tolerance and one in which we
celebrate, learn from, and embrace our differences. The diversity of our community offers
students and staff rewarding and deeply engaging experiences and supports staff
on their journey to become inspirational and reflective practitioners, improving
life chances for all in our community.
Thornhill we take pride in developing each individual pupil to achieve their
potential and make a positive contribution to society.
Aims are to create an environment in which all take responsibility for their
actions, behaviour and learning; relishing and learning from challenges. We have high expectations of all students in terms
of behaviour and commitment to learning and of our parents in working with us
as partners to support individual progress.
Academy is a fantastic school and I believe it is our job to develop a lifelong
passion for learning through high quality teaching which fosters curiosity and
In December 2022, we were delighted to be named on
the Department of Education’s list of schools as part of the School Rebuilding
Programme (SRP), being named in July 2023 as one of the fifty initial schools
for development. We are now beginning the exciting journey to bring a
state-of-the-art school to our community.
To apply please download and complete the attached application form.
Please note we do not accept CV’s. We ask that all completed application forms are sent to Kim Weller at
Please ensure that within your
application you provide the names, addresses, and contact details for two
referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer.
closing date for applications is Friday 1st December 2023
Interviews will take place on a date TBC
Consilium Academies is committed to safeguarding and
promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and
volunteers to share this commitment.Appointments are made subject to an
Enhanced DBS Check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check
will be completed for all applicants.
In accordance with our
statutory obligations under Keeping Children Safe in Education Consilium
Academies is required to conduct an online search as part of our due diligence
on shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that
have happened, and are publicly available online, which Consilium Academies
might want to explore with you. Further information on online searches can be
found in paragraph 221 of Keeping Children Safe in Education.
The Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to
creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Under Part 7 of the Immigration Act
2016, the Public Sector fluency duty requires state funded schools to ensure
candidates for their customer facing roles have the necessary standard of
Please note: If you have not been
contacted within one week of the closing date please assume that your
application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We are unable to
provide feedback on individual applications. Applications received after the
closing time stated will not be considered.
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