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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£70,000 plus travel expenses

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a strong secondary science practitioner and experienced leader looking for a role where you can have wider impact?

The Kemnal Academies Trust is currently looking for a full-time Deputy Strategy Lead for secondary science to join part of our school development team across the Trust. This role will see you working with the Strategy Lead to set whole-trust secondary strategy, coordinate the work of science Lead Practitioners, and provide support in-school to develop science department provision.

Your key responsibilities will be:

  • To work alongside the Strategy Lead and other colleagues with the Science Team to develop a whole-trust strategy for improving outcomes in science

  • To ensure that the quality of teaching in science is strong and results in improved student outcomes

  • To work with the Strategy Lead and Science Team to coordinate development meetings for science Heads of Faculty across the Trust

  • To work with the Strategy Lead and Science Team to further develop the TKAT Common Science Curriculum to ensure it leads to strong outcomes across the Trust

  • To work with the Strategy Lead and Science Team to further develop the Trust’s assessments for KS3 & 4 science for all secondary schools and ensure assessments are carried out appropriately.

What the school offers its staff

  • To analyse the data following KS3, 4 & 5 assessments, identifying gaps and reporting the findings to the Senior Director of Education and Directors of Education

  • To organise, facilitate and quality assure the moderation of all standardised assessments within science for all secondary schools

  • To support Heads of Department with assessment and grading issues as they arise

Experience of whole school leadership work, including a secure scientific background, is essential for this role.If are interested in this role, please contact Nick Brown, Science Strategy Lead at nick.brown@tkat.org

We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.

TKAT is committed to equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic for example race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit. This includes applications from individuals wishing to work full time, part time or on a flexible basis.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

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