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This job expired on 21 March 2023

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 March 2023 at 8:47am

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

AAT Main or Upper depending on skills and experience

Additional allowances

TLR1.1 which is £8,706 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • We are looking for a Head of Year/Science Teacher who:

    • has a passion for their subject and the ability to make their subject come alive with inspirational and interactive lessons which challenge and support all pupils to secure the best outcomes.
    • Is an excellent classroom practitioner with strong subject knowledge.
    • demonstrates ambitious standards and has high expectations for all pupils ensuring that there is a robust curriculum and assessment framework underpinned by a strong extra-curricular provision.
    • has a record of raising standards across key stages 3 and 4.
    • Has excellent organization skills
    • can drive forward strategic priorities and translate these into practical actions.
    demonstrates professionalism consistent with the Trust’s values: aspirational, collaborative, inclusive, innovative and responsible underpinned with a high degree of emotional intelligence.

What the school offers its staff

  • An opportunity to live and work in the beautiful county of Dorset with excellent links to travel across and enjoy the beaches and countryside of the West Country.
  • A thriving school community with extensive facilities.
  • A creative and innovative culture keen to explore new ways of working to meet fresh challenges and exploit opportunities.
  • A Trust wide strategy to support mental health and well-being with a ‘champion in every academy.
  • The benefits of working in a highly collaborative multi-academy trust including opportunities to work with leaders in other Ambitions academies.
  • Excellent personal career development – our culture is to promote from within the Trust as much as possible.
  • Access to a Microsoft training package to enhance software expertise to support the outcomes of the academy and trust
  • A bespoke online safeguarding package.

Further details about the role

Ambitions Academies Trust (AAT) comprises schools from all sectors: mainstream (primary and secondary) and special. AAT secures outstanding achievement and improved life chances of all our pupils. All our Academies have high expectations as the focus of their work. We are strongly committed to supporting colleagues in developing their careers further and offer excellent CPD opportunities.

Are you looking for your next challenge? Do you relish the chance to support colleagues to take rapid and sustained school improvement? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

This is an exciting opportunity to join St Aldhelm’s Academy within Ambitions Academies Trust. Dynamic, forward thinking and absolutely committed to changing the lives of all young people, we are seeking a new colleague who will share our inclusive and positive ethos.

Our mantra, ‘High Expectations lead to High Achievers’ applies to everyone who is involved in the academy, whatever their role and we place a strong emphasis on staff well-being.

This role can provide excellent preparation for a subsequent move to Senior Leadership which the successful candidate may be aspiring to in the next few years.

We are a truly comprehensive school located in the heart of our community. There are high levels of respect, support and kindness across our staff team and senior leadership.

Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment as AAT reserves the right to close applications early Please note we DO NOT accept application by CV

Ambitions Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Rigorous checks will be made of the successful applicant’s background credentials, including enhanced DBS checks and an online search

High Expectations lead to High Achievers

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 St Aldhelm's Academy

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

A mixed comprehensive school with approximately 700 pupils on roll, in years 7 to 11.
Part of Ambitions Academies Trust and located in the beautiful county of Dorset.

Arranging a visit to St Aldhelm's Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Charlene.Crack@staldhelms-academy.co.uk.

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