Second in Charge - Science

The Hundred of Hoo Academy, Rochester, Kent, ME3 9HH

Deadline is today

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 April 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + TLR2b (£4,783)

Second in Charge - Science job summary

About the role: Are you ready for the next step in your teaching career? Are you seeking a new opportunity for September 2022 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!

The Hundred of Hoo Academy has a fantastic opportunity for a talented Second in Charge - Science to join their thriving department. The successful candidate will join us from September 2022, 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. Ideally, our successful candidate will specialise in Chemistry but this is not essential. ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​This is a permanent opportunity, offering a salary of MPS/UPS commensurate with experience plus TLR2b (£4,783).

Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'. Simply complete the referral form by clicking here. T&C's apply.

Working with our academy: The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a secondary school at the heart of the community and our small school model ensures that each and every student gets the personal support and challenge they need to reach their full potential. The academy is divided into three colleges – Athena, Forseti and Neptune each having their own personality and range of specialisms, allowing them to be unique.

The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a high achieving institution. Our last Ofsted inspection notes “Leaders’ clear determination and unwaveringly high expectations ensure a culture of continual improvement.”, that Hundred of Hoo’s “well-established learning routines support teachers’ high expectations for pupils’ conduct and engagement with their learning”. We were graded a ‘Good’ school with ‘Outstanding’ leadership and behaviour and it is our vision to become ‘Outstanding’ in every category.

The Hundred of Hoo Academy is a dynamic and exciting place to work and the fantastic leadership team are committed to making it great for people at all stages in their careers. Our building and facilities are a mix of designs giving the academy a unique and special character, and our new Special Resource Provision building opening this summer.

At The Hundred of Hoo Academy we are offer:

Coaching and support.
A bespoke CPD programme.
Complementary staff wellbeing activities.
Free use of the sports facilities.
A thriving social and community ethos.​​​​​​​
Click here to view our website and learn more about The Hundred of Hoo Academy.​​​​​​​

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About The Hundred of Hoo Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
1583 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West 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. Click here to view our future plans in our Vision 2025 document.

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.

Click here to view the range of benefits available to all LAT staff.

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.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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