Lead Teacher - Whole School Teaching & Learning - Science, Hull

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Kingswood AcademyHull

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable - commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent

Due to the academy growing by almost 200 students annually, based on our excellent results and our strong reputation as the 7th highest performing non selective school in the country. 

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Teacher of Science who will support our ‘Assistant Headteacher – Teaching and Learning’ in leading whole school teaching, as well as delivering their own outstanding Science lessons.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an excellent Science Practitioner;
  • Bring an unwavering commitment to promoting the highest standards of teaching and learning across the department and the academy;
  • Have a relentless obsession with developing all aspects of teaching and learning;
  • Be a committed team player;
  • Have the ability to engage, inspire and build excellent relationships with both students and staff;
  • Be committed to Kingswood Academy's ethos of high expectations and no excuses;
  • Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development

Career development recruitment incentives:

  • Access and support to follow middle leadership programmes from the outset e.g. NPQML, Teaching Leaders;
  • Candidates should be looking at this post as a 2 year career pathway to a senior leadership role rather than just a whole school teaching and learning post;
  • We advise you to come in and speak with the Headteacher to discuss the above and shape the next 2 years of your career. 

Kingswood Academy

Our Vision is: 'to deliver world class learning, which places no limits on what young people can achieve' and we are a national beacon of educational excellence in Hull'.

As a national beacon of educational excellence we will ensure that:

  1. All students leave our academy with first-rate qualifications: Qualifications that ensure all doors remain open, giving our students the platform to compete and thrive on a global stage.
  2. All students develop exceptional character: Character that exemplifies a true growth mind-set; a phenomenal work ethic; confidence and high levels of grit, resilience and determination; ensuring they are fully prepared to flourish in an ever-changing world.
  3. All students leave our academy with high levels of cultural and global awareness: Awareness that develops through diverse experiences that enrich our students, enabling them to engage in, empathise with, challenge and debate current affairs beyond their local community.
  4. All students leave with an array of positive memories that last for a lifetime: Memories that are created from students, staff and our community being fully invested in forging exceptional relationships based on trust, care, high expectations and a passion for genuinely making a difference in their life.

Mission

Ultimately our Mission is to ensure that: ‘all students have an inner-belief and ambition to fulfil their dreams and live a happy and successful life.’ We are passionate about our students ‘recognising their academic worth’ and making sure that they are ‘prepared to make bold choices in order to secure places, and thrive, at the most reputable and highest performing colleges, universities and world-class employers.’

Visits

We would highly recommend that you come and see the school in action during the school day. In order to arrange your visit please contact Mrs. C Weightman, PA to Headteacher via email cweightman@thekingswoodacademy.org or telephone 01482 879967.

Academies Enterprise Trust: 

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring. 

We offer:

  • More opportunity to grow your career - We’ll support you in developing your career and experience at this school or another AET school.
  • More tailored support - We understand every academy is unique. We’ll give you tailored support and flexibility, allowing you to do what’s best for your children. 
  • More chance to see what’s out there - We create opportunities for teachers to visit other AET academies and learn from outside experience.
  • More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others’ experience - You’re connected to our network of 58 academies and thousands of education professionals. 
  • More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.
  • More time - We strive to minimise unnecessary distractions so you can have energy for your job, and your life.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 01 April 2020 

Closing date:  Friday 27 March 2020

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today by clicking the apply now button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.  Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.  

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria. 

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin. Further details can be found on our careers page.

AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates for further details.



More about Kingswood Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Wawne Road, Bransholme, Hull, HU7 4WR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1482 879967
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