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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Chemistry

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

2.2

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require an inspirational teacher to lead the subject of Chemistry from September 2024. You will be responsible for leading a high-performing team of subject specialists with an exceptional record of success. You will have excellent subject knowledge with some leadership experience. You will be a committed team player with a good sense of humour and the drive and energy to thrive in this outstanding school.

The Science Department has a dedicated block within the school offering well-resourced accommodation across 16 labs. The department is a vibrant and dynamic team providing all learners with an exciting range of experiences. Physics, biology and chemistry are all popular courses in the sixth form and we are about to launch an A-level in Environmental Science. There is also a strong tradition of extra-curricular activities and trips in the department.

As a Teaching School within the Wessex Multi Academy Trust we are at the forefront of learning innovation. Our aim is to develop the very best learning opportunities for staff and students across our partnership and beyond through a collaborative approach to professional learning and research. The school works closely with its feeder middle schools in the MAT, and developing the curriculum with these schools is a key priority.


What the school offers its staff

We can offer excellent working conditions, a supportive environment and opportunities for further development at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. Students at the Thomas Hardye School typically want to be successful so their attitude towards learning is exemplary. The superb facilities include an on-site nursery and a sports complex with subsidised membership for staff.

Further details about the role

If you would like to discuss the role or arrange a visit to the school, please contact Mr S Walker, Head of Science at swalker@thomas-hardye.net or phone 01305 266064.

Further details and an application form are available on the school website (www.thomas-hardye.net). Please send your letter of application together with a completed application form to Ms S Dovell, Administration Officer (sdovell@thomas-hardye.net), by the deadline of 12 noon, Monday 20th May.

Please be aware that candidates may be invited for interview before the closing date on the advert.

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 20th May

Wessex MAT will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. In line with KCSIE guidance, this will be part of safer recruitment checks, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not be on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Wessex MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to safeguarding checks, including an enhanced DBS check and Children’s Barred List check.

Wessex MAT recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce and is committed to building a workforce which reflects diversity from the communities it serves. The Trust values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment. The Trust supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance. Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010 Wessex MAT welcomes applications from everyone and operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Thomas Hardye School is committed to Equal Opportunities and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About The Thomas Hardye School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2093 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Phone number
01305 266064

We require an outstanding Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Co-ordinator to join a large team working to support students with additional needs at the Thomas Hardye School.

We can offer excellent working conditions, a supportive environment and plenty of opportunity for further development at one of the most successful comprehensive schools in the country. The superb facilities include an on-site nursery, a sports complex with company membership for staff.

Arranging a visit to The Thomas Hardye School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sdovell@thomas-hardye.net.

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