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  • Job start date

    15 April 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main/Upper

Additional allowances

TLR2A

What skills and experience we're looking for

To support our growing school, we are seeking applications from dedicated and hardworking professionals with a desire to work in a successful, happy and well-resourced non-selective 11-18 Academy. The role will be to lead Chemistry from Key Stage 3 through to Key Stage 5. This is a new role within the Science department.

We are looking for applicants who will strive to make a substantial difference to the lives of our students, our school and the wider community. The successful candidate must be experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated, with strong organisational skills, and ready to play a significant role as Head of Chemistry.

You must be:

  • An outstanding, research informed practitioner with a proven record of raising attainment for students
  • A confident and competent user of data, able to empower others in its use to support outstanding pedagogy
  • Able to inspire and challenge every student enabling them to make excellent progress
  • Able to communicate and enthuse staff and implement ideas

What the school offers its staff

We are a mixed 11-18 non-selective converter academy with approximately 835 students. Uplands Academy converted to an Academy in September 2022 and became a member of the MARK Education Trust (formally Beacon Community College Academy Trust). The acronym MARK was selected because staff who work in the trust are motivated, ambitious, resourceful, and knowledgeable. This partnership will provide many exciting opportunities for professional development, and the sharing of good practice across the two schools. This is the start of a new era for Uplands and an excellent time to join our thriving rural school.

We work meticulously to secure a culture of unapologetically high expectations that are underpinned by our collective, uncompromising belief and ambition for the students of Uplands Academy, and for the experienced, loyal, highly skilled and highly effective team of staff that teach them, allowing teachers to teach and students to learn. The Academy and the department of Science are committed to the development of both its staff and students.

At Uplands Academy, the relationships between our staff and our students are excellent and ones that we are proud of. Our staff have high expectations, are ambitious for our students, and they know them well. We pride ourselves on our rigorous focus on the child as a unique individual, including our most disadvantaged and those with SEND. We ensure that the lessons that our students receive are personalised and inclusive, enabling them to be actively engaged in their learning. We want our children to be happy, successful, and confident by providing the best possible education for all our students. We want to be an exceptional educational establishment for our community.

MARK Education Trust takes a leading role in recruiting and training new entrants to the profession. We invest in our teachers through our Early Career Teacher (ECT) programme and have chosen to partner with UCL and Sussex Coast Schools Alliance for the delivery of the Early Career Framework and with Brighton & Hove Education & Enterprise Marketplace as our Appropriate Body. High quality professional development is a priority, and we have seven Specialist Leaders of Education across a variety of areas on our staff body.

Commitment to safeguarding

All posts are subject to DBS enhanced clearance, health checks and satisfactory references. MARK Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Uplands Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
809 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
hr@uplandscc.com
Phone number
01892786611

Uplands Academy converted to an Academy in September 2022 and became a member of the MARK Education Trust (formally Beacon Community College Academy Trust). The acronym MARK was selected because staff who work in the trust are motivated, ambitious, resourceful, and knowledgeable. This partnership will provide many exciting opportunities for professional development, and the sharing of good practice across the schools within the trust.

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