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Associate Lead Teacher of Science with Physics Specialism

Darton Academy, Barnsley, S75 5EF

This job expired on 25 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    25 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Leadership scale points 2 – 6 (£43,251 - £47,735)

Associate Lead Teacher of Science with Physics Specialism job summary

Darton Academy are looking to appoint a Lead Teacher of Science with Physics specialism to join our academy in September 2022 on a full-time permanent basis.

In this role you will provide pedagogic leadership as an outstanding classroom practitioner, playing a key part in raising standards through the model of their own excellent teaching and by supporting the professional development of their colleagues. The ultimate aim will be to improve the learning experience and increase the outcomes of students, whatever their ability.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits to our staff including:

• Access to the Delta benefits website with discounts on retailers, holidays, days out, etc.
• Access to Cycle to Work scheme, car leasing and technology scheme
• Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice
• Training and development opportunities

Darton Academy is now the highest performing secondary school in Barnsley for Progress 8. We are a happy and vibrant school who serves the communities of Darton, Kexborough and surrounding areas. We are within easy reach of Leeds, Wakefield and Sheffield, as the academy is located minutes from J38 of the M1. All students are valued, regardless of their background or ability. We treat our young people with respect, and give them all the opportunity to achieve their potential. Our goal is for all our students to leave us as happy, well-qualified, confident young adults who go on to excel in the local sixth-forms, colleges, universities, and the wider world.

Our amazing building offers exceptional facilities, we have superb sports facilities, modern science labs and excellent performance spaces. The school is continuing to develop its ICT infrastructure and use of mobile and new technologies to support and enhance learning.

This role would be a wonderful opportunity for any candidate with existing senior leadership or middle leader experience, who wishes to take their career to the next level. You would be joining an academy that places learning at the heart of everything it does and with high quality CPD being available to all staff.

We continually reflect on our practice and that of the school as a whole and look for ways in which we can improve the experience of our learners. You must be able to demonstrate the same level of passion and commitment. As a Senior Leader you will be a highly visible part of our school community and must therefore model the highest levels of professionalism, whilst being able to develop strong working relationships with staff and students.

If you believe you have the experience, vision, passion, and drive required for this role then we would like to hear from you.

For an informal chat about this position please call Darton Academy on 01226 232306.

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About Darton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1172 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
03451960095

"Darton Academy is a happy and improving school where all students are valued regardless of their background or ability. We combine high expectations and high standards with a strong sense of kindness, inclusivity and enjoyment. Our primary focus is to instil a lifelong love of learning, and to encourage all students to be respectful, determined, hardworking, confident and ambitious. Young people need skills and qualifications to operate in an increasingly competitive workplace and we want everyone to leave Darton Academy able to live a life full of opportunity and choice. Our academy has a strong achievement-focused culture where all staff do whatever it takes to make sure all students make excellent progress. This really matters: academic results open doors for our young people. We’re committed to caring for each student, nurturing their individual strengths and passions while providing them with valuable opportunities for character development, leadership and educational visits. We are also committed to investing in our staff with weekly high quality CPD in teaching and learning alongside regular Director Support. Leadership opportunities at all levels ensures genuine career development is available. As a Delta school there are many associate teaching posts as we understand that some staff wish to remain in the classroom. Our goal is for all our students to leave us as happy, well-qualified and confident young adults who go onto excel in local sixth forms, colleges, high quality apprenticeships, universities and the wider world. It is an exciting time at Darton Academy. Whether you are a prospective member of staff, a parent/carer or a member of our community please contact us if you wish to see us in action during the working day.” Elaine Briggs, Associate Principal.

Arranging a visit to Darton Academy

To arrange a visit please contact the school directly on 01226 232306.

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