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  • Start date details

    September 2023 or earlier if available

  • Closing date

    26 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 January 2023


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS depending on experience + TLR

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • be dedicated to improving pupils progress and raising attainment

  • possess the drive and determination to assist students in breaking down barriers

  • value our respectful environment, ensuring that pupils and colleagues alike respect and support each other to ensure a calm and purposeful site

  • believe that a knowledge and research-led curriculum is the necessary catalyst, to be part of the Trust’s community to support ambitious, confident & successful students

What the school offers its staff

  • beautiful buildings with state of the art facilities, including specialist, fully-equipped science & engineering labs

  • a strong ethos and culture that promotes the belief that all pupils can achieve

  • calm and purposeful learning environments, with high pupil behaviour expectations

  • a warm and welcoming team of teachers and associate staff

  • manageable workload through sensible and efficient policies

  • personalised coaching & CPD programmes alongside an investment in your career development

  • a Trust which takes student and faculty welfare seriously

  • a bonus to support relocation for the right candidate

  • Private healthcare from Benenden Health medical, including 24/7 prescription GP service, counselling, access to BUPA hospital network and physiotherapy

  • a genuine opportunity to make a difference by being part of the exciting Trust vision

Further details about the role

This is an exciting time for Science at Turner Schools as September 2023 sees the opening of our Trust-wide sixth form offering a wide range of level 3 STEM qualifications. As a result, we are looking to recruit an exceptionalKS5 Lead for Sciencefor September 2023. This new role will support the growth of the Science Departments at both Folkestone Academy & Turner Free School.

Working with the Trust leaders and middle leaders in both schools, the KS5 Lead for Science will play a key role in supporting teaching & learning within Science, as well ensuring excellent outcomes for KS5 students. As such, we particularly welcome applications from candidates with a record of improving outcomes for pupils in Science, especially disadvantaged pupils.

Following recent Ofsted inspections in both schools, Ofsted commented that at Folkestone Academy: “Teachers use their strong subject knowledge to make learning interesting and engaging. They are extremely positive about the high-quality training provided by leaders and the trust.”

The Turner Schools community strongly believes that its purpose is to serve the young people of the local coastal community with a powerful education. Come and join us to be a part of our journey to transform children’s futures, empower families and strengthen our community.

Commitment to safeguarding

Turner Schools is committed to safeguarding children and promoting their welfare. It expects all staff and volunteers to share this same commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and an on-line search in order to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available on line.Two references are required prior to commencement of employment. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About the schools

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01303 842433

School Details

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
654 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1135 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Arranging a visit to Turner Schools

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email caroline.dominguez@turnerschools.com.

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