Lead Practitioner of Science

Thomas Knyvett College
Ashford, Surrey
Contract Type
Full Time
FTE £52,116 - £56,125pa
Start Date
15th April 2024
30th May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
15th April 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1403177

This is a full-time, permanent role.

Start: Easter 2024 / September 2024

We are happy to receive a full CV in the first instance to be considered before a full application is made. 

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated and innovative Lead Practitioner of Science to lead our science faculty at Thomas Knyvett College. Thomas Knyvett College is on an exciting, rapid school improvement journey and we’d like you to be a part of it. We are looking for a leader with the passion to work with students who need them most and who can make a real difference in the lives of young people, especially for those who are disadvantaged. We are looking for someone who has the ability to create a nurturing learning environment and who puts students first.

A Recruitment and Retention Allowance may be available for experienced staff, who are seeking opportunities to develop their leadership.

Teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do at Thomas Knyvett College. We prioritise planning time for teachers by offering all staff PPA time above the 10% national average. Thomas Knyvett College is a place where you really do have the space to teach. We encourage colleagues to try new things, take risks and have fun in the classroom. Our teachers are encouraged to be themselves whilst reflecting on the latest developments in pedagogy and how they can be applied. Central to our ethos are the positive relationships and personalised approach which we take with all our students.

As a Thomas Knyvett College teacher, you will be fully supported both within the faculty and by the senior leadership team. Our family of staff and students make this a rewarding place to work.

Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement.


Safeguarding Statement:

“This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.” Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
Thomas Knyvett College

Thomas Knyvett College

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