Teacher of Science (KS3 responsibility available for the right candidate), Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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The Skinners' Kent AcademyTunbridge Wells, Kent

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Start date: January 2020 (an earlier start date could be available)
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


We are looking for someone with enthusiasm for innovative teaching with a vision to transform learning.  You will have proven ability to raise expectations and standards for all students.  You will also have the energy, enthusiasm, and love of teaching aligned with the passion to make a difference.

This is a unique opportunity to be involved in and help shape our Academy, at an exciting stage in its development.  The post reflects the continued expansion of the Academy and offers significant scope for professional and career development as the Academy continues to grow in size.

The successful candidate should be an ambitious colleague who combines excellent organisational skills with the ability to inspire and motivate both staff and students. They should be a hardworking, creative, energetic, and an excellent classroom practitioner.  They will have the capacity to help us establish a vibrant learning environment, and a culture of enthusiasm for learning.  Their professionalism and dedication will enable our students to achieve more than they believe possible.

The Science Department is part of the Science and Technology Faculty.  The range of subjects within the faculty include: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Combined Sciences, Design Technology, Textiles, Product Design, Food Technology and Visual Arts.  They all work in areas that reflect technologically advanced teaching and enable students to produce work at the highest standard. 

The Position

Working within the Science and Technology Faculty, the post of Teacher of Science is permanent and full-time.  We have a strong commitment to professional development and provide appropriate training to ensure all teachers at the Academy are good and outstanding classroom practitioners as well as enabling them to grow as leaders for the future.  We are seeking an outstanding subject specialist who is keen to support the further development of the Science and Technology Faculty.

We offer:

  • An exciting and vibrant place of work
  • Gym Facilities
  • Local Authority Reward Scheme
  • High Quality Continued Professional Development

More about The Skinners' Kent Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Sandown Park, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4PY, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1892 534377
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