Job details

Job details
Employer Kettering Science Academy
Location Northamptonshire
Salary MPS/UPS + TLR
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted Ad expiring soon
Closing date
Job starts 1 January 2018

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational leader as Second in Humanities from September 2017. The successful candidate will work closely with the Head of Humanities in leading the department, taking on the leadership of either a subject or a key stage area.  They will work to build on the recent success of the department, further developing the curriculum and teaching practice, so as to support the Academy’s academic and strategic goals.   

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and accomplished teacher with a proven track record of supporting students in making good progress.
  • Have experience of effectively using data to inform planning and improve student outcomes.
  • Have experience of writing and compiling schemes of work. 
  • Have experience teaching humanities across Key Stage 3, and be able to demonstrate experience teaching Geography at Key Stage 4. Experience teaching at Key Stage 5 would be highly advantageous. 
  • Be willing to go above and beyond what is expected, encouraging students to take a holistic view of the study of humanities.
  • Possess a tenacious ambition for their students, seeking to give them exciting and engaging opportunities for learning.  

What we can offer you: 

  • Daily allowance for breakfast and lunch.
  • Additional planning and preparation time. Staff at BWT receive 5 hours of PPA. 
  • A modern building with fantastic facilities and resources.
  • A supportive and friendly community of staff and students. 
  • A full induction programme. 
  • Access to BWT Teaching School Alliance training programmes. 

About Kettering Science Academy: 

Kettering Science Academy is on a journey towards ‘outstanding’.  We have made rapid improvements and we are now relentlessly focussed on providing stimulating learning experience for all our students. We actively encourage students to participate in all areas of academy life, motivating and inspiring them to unlock their potential and realise their ambitions. We believe education is about more than achieving success in exams; it is about preparing students for the challenges and demands of life beyond education. Staff have an uncompromising commitment to this and work closely with one another to support and develop students as well as one another.    

We are a thriving community of equals dedicated to creating a great place to work and learn; students and staff are happy and proud to be part of Kettering Science Academy. We are very confident that this will be Kettering Science Academy’s best year yet and we would like to offer you the opportunity to jump aboard and join us for this journey!  If you think you can contribute to our organisation we welcome your application.   Applicants are required to complete an application form as CVs will not be accepted.    

For further information about how to apply, to arrange a visit or an informal discussion about this role please contact Amy Brooks, HR Manager, on the below details:   

T: 01536 532700   

E: recruitment@ketteringscienceacademy.org   

W:  Brooke Weston Trust Careers   

Closing date: Monday 18 September 2017

Please be aware that if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date your application has, on this occasion, been unsuccessful.      

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts working with children and young people will be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

About the employer

Information about Kettering Science Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Secondary Campus
Deeble Road
Kettering
Northamptonshire
NN15 7AA
United Kingdom