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  • Start date details

    01 September 2024

  • Closing date

    27 April 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    14 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£47,418.00 - £57,768.00 Annually (Actual)

Lead Practitioner of Science job summary

At The Deanes, our curriculum is underpinned by our iMatter ethos and values. Our curriculum is instrumental in the fulfilment of our iMatter Promises. Our curriculum not only reflects the needs of our students and our community, but it promotes a love of learning and personal growth.

We do this with a creative and relevant curriculum which inspires and motivates all students to develop as individuals and achieve academic excellence. We support our students and equip them with the skills and attributes they need to become confident, determined and respectful young adults who have exciting and ambitious aspirations for their futures.

At The Deanes, we are committed to equality. We aim for every student to fulfil their potential no matter what their needs. The Deanes is committed to anti-discriminatory practice to promote equality of opportunity and valuing diversity for all children and families.

Purpose:

To develop and implement Teaching and Learning initiatives and strategies within the Science department and throughout the school, which raises the teaching practice of all members of staff and therefore raises student standards and progress. To be a model of excellent practice, maintaining a clear focus on outstanding delivery to learners ensuring a centre of best practice and excellence. To take a lead role, working closely with the senior leadership team and other leading practitioners in developing, implementing and evaluating policies and practice that lead to school improvement. To undertake research into best practice in other schools. To research and evaluate innovative curricular practices and draw on research outcomes and other sources of external evidence to inform own practice and that of colleagues. To develop high quality teaching materials and schemes of learning To use local and national statistical data and other information , in order to provide an effectiveness of their teaching, a basis for improving teaching and learning. To lead on the induction, support and CPD of any trainees and ECTs, liaising with all relevant external organisations.

The Science Department has 4 members of staff. Teachers usually teach a range of abilities and year groups. Each member of staff has their own classroom, fully resourced with a projector and their own laptop as well as equipment, and competently supported by a Science Technician. Full Schemes of Work are in place.

For more information, including information about our school and the job description/person specification for the role please click here to view our Recruitment Pack.

The Deanes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its entire staff to share this commitment. All postholders working in our schools will be considered to work in Regulated Activity and will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance all shortlisted candidates may be subject to online searches that may include social media. For further information please contact HR@seeat.org

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About The Deanes

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
507 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

The Deanes is part of the Challenger Multi-Academy Trust, which is in an exciting period of growth with schools in Bedfordshire and Essex. The Deanes is a small secondary school where each and every one of our students can feel happy, respected and known as an individual within our safe and accepting community. We aim to create a positive and respectful environment for all members of The Deanes, with consistently high expectations and standards. Our curriculum caters for individual strengths and needs, enabling every student to make outstanding progress and provide them with extensive opportunities for personal development.

The well-being of our staff is a high priority. All staff at The Deanes have access to high quality training to further develop their teaching practice. Staff can take advantage of free gym membership and we are fortunate to have an onsite children’s nursery which may be able to accommodate your childcare needs.

The Deanes is well situated in South East Essex, with good links to public transport. We are situated within ten minutes of Benfleet and Rayleigh Rail Stations, where a 45 minute train journey will take you into London. There is also ample car parking onsite.

The Deanes is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to DBS clearance.

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