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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS + TLR 2c

What skills and experience we're looking for

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.

The successful candidate will present the best possible example of professional.

What the school offers its staff

Thornhill 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. 

At Thornhill we take pride in developing each individual pupil to achieve their potential and make a positive contribution to society.

Our 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. 

Thornhill 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 promotes independence.

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. 

Further details about the role

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 kim.weller1@consilium-at.com

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.

The 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 spoken English.

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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About Thornhill Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
578 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Arranging a visit to Thornhill Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kim.weller1@consilium-at.com.

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