Head of Chemistry
The Priory Academy LSST, Lincoln, Lincolnshire
|Subjects||Chemistry, General Science|
|Working pattern||Full-time only|
|Salary||Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490|
Do you want to work for an ambitious and growing Multi-Academy Trust (MAT), one of the largest employers in Lincolnshire? If so, The Priory Federation of Academies Trust could be perfect for you! The scale of the Trust allows us to be flexible and creative in terms of your career development, with permanent and secondment opportunities across our academies allowing exciting career pathways. We are determined in our mission to improve the life chances of our students. We are ambitious for, and committed, to the wellbeing and development of our staff. All our staff benefit from our Employee Benefits Programme and excellent provision from an HR team who conduct regular workload impact reviews. In addition, the Trust adheres to the national pay recommendations.
As a member of The Priory Academy LSST team you will benefit from personalised support to fulfil your career objectives including: Early Career programmes and events, ongoing access to CPD, designated mentoring and coaching and subject specific training and support. Underpinning all of this is a genuine recognition that our team can only truly achieve their full potential if they are happy and healthy which is why we have invested in Wellbeing Champions across our academy.
The Priory Academy LSST, one of the UK’s top performing state schools, is looking for a Head of Chemistry to join our exceptional staff body. You would join a team who are rightly proud of our Academy’s outstanding academic track record but prouder still of the vibrant, supportive and ambitious culture to which we all contribute and foster. The Academy, which also includes the Robert De Cheney Boarding House, sits in extensive grounds and has excellent facilities including a Sports Centre, a contemporary robotics lab and recently refurbished classrooms within the Science department.
If you think The Priory Academy LSST sounds like the right place for you then we would love to hear from you. Please click on the link for specific information about the role. Circumstances permitting in these unprecedented times, a visit to the academy would be warmly welcomed, but please be mindful of the ever-changing situation. Please feel free to review this by contacting Mrs Samantha Davis on 01522 889977 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The job description and person specification can be found on the documents button located at the top of the page. To apply for this vacancy please click on the green apply button located either at the top or bottom of this page. Please note CVs are not accepted.
Closing date for applications: 12 noon, Friday 3rd April 2020. A decision on the format and dates for interview will be taken after this date.
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
The Priory Federation of Academies strictly adheres the new regulations introduced on the 25th May 2018 under GDPR guidelines. In order to complete your application for this position you will need to agree with our privacy statement. The Trust privacy statement will be available for you to read when you commence your application.
Essential educational requirements
Degree in relevant subject area.
Qualified Teacher Status
Essential skills and experience
Proven experience of working with children.
Recent and relevant experience of working in a school/academy.
Successful experience of delivering a differentiated curriculum to students with a wide range of needs.
Successful experience of managing an effective classroom environment to support student learning and positive behaviour.
Ability to set high expectations and promote good progress by students.
Ability to demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.
Excellent oral and communication skills.
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.
Good planning and organisational skills.
Ability to use IT at a level commensurate with job role.
Professional and responsive attitude and behaviour towards colleagues.
Ability to motivate and develop self.
A passion for teaching and a desire to see children achieve their full potential in all areas of their lives.
SHAPING YOUR FUTURE
We value professional development and wellbeing of staff. As a member of our team, various opportunities will be available to meet your professional expectations. The trust has a commitment to supporting your work- life balance, enable you to fulfil your potential.
YOUR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Personalised support for every colleague new to the profession:
• NQT and RQT Programmes and events for colleagues across the Trust
• Mentoring and Coaching for NQTs and RQTs
• Subject training and support
• Behaviour management training and support
• SEND guidance and advice
Personalised support for every colleague in the profession:
• Training programmes for aspirant Mentors and Coaches
• National Professional Qualifications for prospective Middle Leaders, Senior Leaders and Heads
• Ongoing access to regular Trust, regional and national CPD
• Opportunities to deliver CPD at a Trust and regional level
• Wellbeing champions across all academies
• Workload impact reviews
• Managing workload through collaborative planning, resource sharing and high quality IT provision
• Social benefits of belonging to a large and friendly community
• Opportunities to support residential and educational visits locally, nationally and internationally
• Access to Employee Benefits Programme
YOUR OPPORTUNITIES ACROSS THE TRUST
• Access to Trust vacancies across all academies
• Secondments and opportunities to work across academies and across phases
• Opportunity to be involved in research and development such as project leadership, cross-trust specialist groups. Leading CPD
|School size||1806 pupils enrolled|
|Age range||11 to 18|
|Ofsted report||View Ofsted report|
|Website||The Priory Academy LSST website (opens in a new window)|
Cross O'Cliff Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 8PW