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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time, part time: This position is full-time in the first instance, however applications from candidates seeking a part time role will also be considered. Please indicate your preferred working arrangement in your letter of application.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

We welcome applications from candidates who:

  • Possess the ability to inspire and motivate, and who have a passion for teaching and learning.
  • Have consistently high expectations with the drive to help all students achieve their full potential.
  • Are an exceptional team player and who enjoys supporting and working collaboratively with others.
  • Have the skill to form positive relationships for learning with all staff, students and parents.
  • Share our vision to deliver outstanding education for children and young adults and the commitment to make a difference to outcomes and achievements of students who attend HAT schools.
  • The ability to teach KS5 would be advantageous but is not essential.

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer you in return:

  • A fantastic working environment where students are enthusiastic and want to learn. All our Hampton schools have modern buildings, with light and airy classrooms, outstanding facilities and are situated at the heart of the community.
  • We value our staff and recognise the importance of providing ongoing training opportunities. As a growing Trust we are also able to offer opportunities for promotion and fresh challenges as new roles arise regularly.
  • Our extensive induction programme supports staff every step of the way.
  • Full access to the Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme which is designed to help staff deal with any personal or professional problems. Staff have access to free legal advice, medical information, counselling sessions, online self-help tools, factsheets and the wellbeing portal.
  • Discounted local gym membership.
  • Our active Staff Wellbeing Group creates an effective channel for staff to be heard, and underpins our commitment to cultivating a supportive working environment which allows staff to flourish and achieve their full potential.

Further details about the role

The role of the Science Department is to work hard to ensure that all students feel safe and secure in their learning, striving to achieve academic excellence. The ethos is such that there will be a continuous drive for improvement by putting students and staff's needs first.

The team currently consists of a Head of Department, a Head of Biology, a Head of Physics, a Head of Chemistry, four full time Science staff, plus a senior Science Technician who leads three science technicians.

In addition, teaching and learning is supported by a dedicated team of Teaching Assistants who support students with specific SEND requirements, so all students can access classroom learning.

We are extremely well equipped with a wide range of new laboratory equipment, effectively supporting a key department ethos: the importance of practical work to ensure effective teaching and learning of science.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hampton Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education, the school will consider carrying out an online search as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Full details are contained with our Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy and Recruitment and Selection Policy, which are available via our website, or on request.

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About Hampton Gardens Secondary School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
1157 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Hampton Gardens is an 11-19 free school which opened in September 2017 to an initial intake of 180 Year 7 students. When full, the school will accommodate 1200 students in years 7-11 and 300 students in Sixth Form.

Hampton Gardens is part of the Hampton Academies Trust who also run the highly successful and popular Hampton College all-through school, Hampton Lakes Primary School and Dogsthorpe Infant School. HAT schools have very close links and some shared staff.

Arranging a visit to Hampton Gardens Secondary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jobs@hamptonacademiestrust.org.uk.

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