Leadership of Science, Gosport, Hampshire

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GFM EducationGosport, Hampshire

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Start date: 3 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,915 - £38,650 pa dependent on knowledge and experience + TLR
Contract term: Permanent

Are you passionate about Science and driven to inspire a love for your subject in young people? 

Are you a future leader of Science looking to your next stage of career? 

Gosport & Fareham Multi Academy Trust are looking to appoint an inspirational Scientist ready for the next stage in their leadership development. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dedicated team committed to the progress and development of all learners.

You will:

  • enjoy motivating students and inspiring in them a love of your subject
  • enjoy drawing on your experience to engage and enthuse students about learning
  • be committed to securing outstanding outcomes for all students 
  • be driven and relentless in enabling colleagues to achieve the same high standards you set of yourself, students and others
  • have a positive and ‘can do’ disposition, believing in endless possibilities through team work, effort and commitment.

In return we can offer:

  • Flexibility to design a leadership role to suit your strengths, experience and expertise and career aspirations
  • Joining a highly experienced leadership team working across two secondary schools, committed to addressing under confidence and under performance in order to secure rapid and sustained improvement in the Science Department
  • Joining a fully staffed, committed and forward thinking Science team in a school that is making positive progress 
  • Enjoying a range of leadership programmes and activities across the partnership of schools
  • Joining a vibrant MAT where different routes to leadership, career and development opportunities exist

You will teach across the full age and ability range and to play an active part in all aspects of the developmental culture of the department. Colleagues are actively encouraged to build on personal interests and expertise in order to enrich both the curricular and extra-curricular life of the school. Considerable time is devoted to sharing good practice and developing opportunities for professional learning for all members of the department. 

Application Procedure:

Please complete either the TES online application or visit the GFM website www.gfmat.org and download the GFM Application form. Please ensure all sections of the application are filled in. You must explain all gaps in employment. We do not accept CVs or covering letters.

Once completed please return applications by email to jjarvis@gfmat.org

For all enquiries please telephone the HR department; 02392 616012.

For some posts, where we receive large volumes of applications or identify suitable candidates, on these occasions we may interview before the closing date, therefore you are strongly advised to submit your application as soon as possible.

Safeguarding statement

GFM Education is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. A 'prohibition from teaching' check will be completed for all shortlisted teaching candidates including those applying for a teaching assistant/Cover Supervisor/Other work deemed directly involved with pupils where it is indicated that they have qualified teacher status or have previously worked as a teacher. All successful candidates will be subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks. 

GFM Education pursues a policy of equality of opportunity.

Job location

More about GFM Education
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: C/o Bay House School, Gomer Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2QF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 23 9258 7931