Deputy Curriculum Leader of Science, Clacton on sea, Essex

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Clacton Coastal AcademyClacton on sea, Essex

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR plus TLR 2c (£6,515)
Contract term: Permanent

MPR/UPR plus TLR 2c (£6,515)

We are looking for an outstanding Deputy Curriculum Leader of Science to work alongside our dynamic Curriculum Leader to lead our team of science teachers.  The role will include working alongside the curriculum leader to develop strategic oversight of the department to ensure outstanding outcomes.  A key part of the role will be developing teaching and learning initiatives to achieve outstanding departmental teaching and learning.  

Clacton Coastal Academy (CCA) is a vibrant, forwarding thinking Academy for 11-19 year old students in West Clacton sponsored by Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). We are an ambitious learning community with high aspirations and expectations. There are 1200 students (over 200 in the sixth form) on roll at the academy and over 200 staff. At ‘A’ level we are part of the VI6 consortium providing ‘A’ level teaching hosted at the University of Essex. With our strong focus on employability we have exciting and innovative links with employers and the local community.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Excellent subject knowledge and proven track record of raising attainment.
  • Clear scientific ability and skills to lead, engage, enthuse and challenge learners of all abilities
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring colleagues in order that best practice and pedagogy is shared and consistent across the department
  • The ability to create and maintain a positive learning ethos, quality assure and deliver outstanding curriculum planning.

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to-date resources available to them.  In each of the AET academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes.  You will also be offered membership of a Health Cash Plan, Childcare Vouchers and much more. 

This position is required 01 September 2018. 

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible after the closing date.

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. To apply, please click on the 'quick apply' 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.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website for further details.

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More about Clacton Coastal Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pathfields Road, Clacton, Essex, CO15 3JL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1255 428131
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I am delighted to welcome you to Clacton Coastal Academy (CCA).  The unrelenting focus by staff on the success, achievement, welfare and happiness of students has created a vibrant ethos and an Academy where students want to come every day. ...