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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

upto £5000 salary enhancement

What skills and experience we're looking for

Westlands School is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Science Teacher to join our highly successful, friendly and supportive Science team. This role would suit either an experienced teacher or an ECT looking for their first position.

The successful candidate will be:

  • A skilled practitioner with a positive outlook.
  • Passionate about teaching Science.
  • A team player who will fit well with our existing department.
  • Dedicated to enabling our students to make excellent progress.
  • Able to deliver good outcomes for all students.

Our Science Department believe in the power of collaboration and have a long track record of success in all Key Stages. We offer A Level Biology and Applied Science to our KS5 students and Combined Science at KS4.

Please visit https://www.westlands.org.uk/ for more information.

For further information on the full main duties and responsibilities and the requirements for the job are detailed in the accompanying recruitment pack.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our school. In return, we offer a stimulating, supporting and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.


What the school offers its staff

Westlands offers a stimulating, supportive and rewarding working environment, where all staff are valued and where you will have the opportunity to access a range of excellent professional opportunities to support your progression.

We strongly recommend all interested candidates visit Westlands School and meet our students and staff. If you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please email Mrs E Apps, P.A. and Office Manager at ellen.apps@swale.at to arrange a suitable time and date.

Westlands School is part of Swale Academies Trust, a leading Multi-Academy Trust for school improvement. We are particularly proud of the fact that our curriculum provides a variety of academic, arts, technology and other vocational subjects; helping focus on students of all abilities making exceptional levels of progress, particularly in the key skills of literacy and numeracy.

Additional benefits include:

  • Excellent on site facilities;
  • Excellent CPD programme;
  • Being part of a highly successful Trust;
  • Employee Assistance Programme;
  • Cycle to Work Scheme;
  • Kent Rewards Scheme – access to local and national retail discounts;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment incentive



Further details about the role

If you are interested in this post, please contact Samantha Payne, Assistant Headteacher, samantha.payne@swale.at or 01795 477475.

Applications should be made by submitting a SAT Application Form directly to the contact about, or via Kent Teach. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 905989 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Westlands School may undertake online searches of any candidates as part of the Shortlisting Process.

Interview Date: w/c 18/03/2024

Swale 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. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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 Westlands School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1784 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01795 477475

Arranging a visit to Westlands School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email samantha.payne@swale.at.

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