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  • Start date details

    Easter 2024 (or earlier dependent on availability)

  • Closing date

    5 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Science

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance + TLR commensurate with experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you ready for the next step in your teaching career? Are you seeking a new opportunity for Easter 2024 that offers progression? Are you an ambitious science practitioner who would thrive in our supportive and highly successful department? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

Ebbsfleet Academy has a fantastic opportunity for a talented Second in Charge- Science to join their thriving department. The successful candidate will join us from Easter 2024 (dependent on availability), strengthening our already successful department even further. We are looking for someone who is passionate about their subject, committed to academic excellence with the ability to motivate, support and enthuse department staff and students. The responsibility of our newly appointed Second in Charge is to help raise the quality of teaching and learning in the department lessons across all Key Stages.

This is a permanent opportunity with a salary of MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance and a competitive TLR, both dependent on experience.

What the school offers its staff

Ebbsfleet Academy is a dynamic and successful 11-18 Academy serving the local community. We have students of all abilities and from a wide variety of backgrounds, all of whom contribute to the richness of our school population.

At Ebbsfleet Academy our aim is to get the best out of every student; excellence in teaching and learning is therefore at the heart of our work. Our vision is based on three core values: ‘Be Ready, Work Hard, Be Nice’. In working towards instilling these values in our students, we strive to provide a safe, healthy and stimulating environment for all. Our curriculum is based around the needs of our students and consists of a rich blend of academic and vocational qualifications, all supported by fantastic learning resources including outstanding sports facilities, as well as modern, generously equipped classrooms, workshops and laboratories. All areas are served by excellent ICT facilities. Working together, in partnership with all stakeholders but especially parents and carers, we are creating a dynamic and innovative learning institution.

Exam results are only one measure of success. We foster students’ wider interests and skills through a varied programme of extracurricular activities and student leadership opportunities, all of which are essential to nurturing potential outside the classroom. We have high expectations of everyone in our school. Our provision includes extension for the most able, as well as targeted support and intervention, to ensure all students achieve to the best of their ability and that they leave Ebbsfleet Academy equipped with the skills needed to excel in today’s world. By working in partnership with all stakeholders, especially parents and carers, we have created a dynamic and innovative learning environment.

Further details about the role

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust:As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding:Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units.All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity:As a Trust we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise.We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds.

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 Ebbsfleet Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
826 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Arranging a visit to Ebbsfleet Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email charlotte.herberts@latrust.org.uk.

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