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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    1 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS with a TLR1B £10,713, plus a R&R up to £2,000

Additional allowances

TLR1B

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require from Easter / September 2023 an outstanding teacher and a highly effective leader who will:

  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • Be an enthusiastic subject specialist skilled in delivering engaging science lessons
  • Be an exemplary communicator
  • Possess the vision and drive to ensure all our students are able to succeed
  • Motivate, challenge, support and inspire our students
  • Be committed to closing gaps and raising attainment across all abilities, whatever their starting point.
  • Be committed to supporting and coaching staff
  • Be responsible for leading on pedagogy which impacts on classroom learning
  • Aspire to a senior leadership role in a school in the future


What the school offers its staff

We are a very well-resourced department in terms of experience, equipment and shared teaching resources. Each member of staff is provided with a staff laptop, and each teacher within the science department has a visualiser. We have 6 modern spacious laboratories, and one science theory classroom, serviced by one modern prep room with two experienced technicians. As a school we have 3 bookable computer rooms which we can use for our lessons.

As a school we are proud to offer our KS3 students timetabled Enrichment each week. All staff are expected to offer an activity for this Enrichment which could be related to the teacher’s specialist subject or an area in which they are passionate about. This is an excellent opportunity for both staff and students to benefit from a wider curriculum and gives an opportunity for staff to promote our school ethos with students beyond the boundaries of their classrooms.


Further details about the role

St Augustine Academy is a successful 11-16 Academy in Maidstone, Kent. We are seeking to appoint an experienced, effective, enthusiastic and dynamic teacher of science to lead our science department.

This vacancy offers a Recruitment and Retention payment of up to £2,000.

The department has a good mix of well-established and friendly staff, including a second in department and 2 technicians.

Teachers of Science teach both KS3 and KS4 in ability sets. KS3 students are taught Science over 7 lessons over the two weeks. At KS4 students have Biology, Chemistry and Physics lessons, and we try where possible for teachers to teach within their specialism. The majority of students take OCR Gateway Combined Science and have 9 lessons over two weeks, 3 in each subject area. Students are also offered OCR Triple Science as a guided option and have 14 lessons over two weeks, 5 Chemistry, 5 Physics and 4 Biology. A comprehensive scheme of work is in place with shared resources.


Commitment to safeguarding

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts will be subject to satisfactory references and successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.
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About St Augustine Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
757 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01622356944

St Augustine Academy is committed to providing an principal education that ensures all students succeed and make the best of the opportunities and experiences available to them. Our core principles are based upon the educational, spiritual, moral, social and cultural development of our students. We believe that students engage fully and reach their maximum potential when the environment is both caring and orderly, combined with teaching that fires their imagination and brings learning to life. Embedded in our curriculum are many opportunities for students to access the essential skills that have been identified by numerous employers as fundamental for successful employment. We place great emphasis upon leadership, teamwork, creative solutions and innovation. Our curriculum provides numerous opportunities for these and other relevant skills to be introduced, practised and mastered so that when our students go forward into the world of work they are fully prepared. The core purpose of academies is to transform the education and life chances of not only individuals but also the local community. We exemplify these notions as we seek to inspire our current students and those of future generations to succeed. We have a great deal to offer our community and look forward to working with others in ensuring that we genuinely do make a difference to the life chances of our students.

Arranging a visit to St Augustine Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ylambert@saa.woodard.co.uk.

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