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Curriculum Director of Science

St Augustine Academy
Maidstone, Kent
Contract Type
Full Time
MPS/UPS + TLR 1A (£9,272)
Start Date
1st September 2024
20th May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1421930

At St Augustine Academy, we are seeking to appoint an experienced, effective and enthusiastic teacher of science to lead our science department.

The department has a good mix of well-established and friendly staff, including a second in department and a technician.

We are a very well-resourced department in terms of experience, equipment and shared teaching resources. Each member of staff is provided with a staff laptop, and each teacher within the science department has a visualiser. We have 6 modern spacious laboratories, and one science theory classroom, serviced by one modern prep room and a science technician. As an Academy, we have bookable computer rooms which we can use for our lessons.

We require from September 2024 an outstanding teacher and a highly effective leader who will:

• Be an outstanding classroom practitioner

• Be an enthusiastic subject specialist skilled in delivering engaging science lessons

• Be an exemplary communicator

• Possess the vision and drive to ensure all our students are able to succeed

• Motivate, challenge, support and inspire our students

• Be committed to closing gaps and raising attainment across all abilities, whatever their starting point.

• Be committed to supporting and coaching staff

• Be responsible for leading on pedagogy which impacts on classroom learning

• Aspire to a senior leadership role in a school in the future

The successful applicant will have a customised induction programme and opportunities to further develop their own leadership and management experience.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, including volunteers, to share in this commitment.

All offers of appointment are conditional upon satisfactory pre-employment checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check, incorporating a Barred List Check. Therefore, individuals on the Children’s Barred list (and Adult’s Barred list, where relevant) should not apply.

The Academy is fully committed to equality of opportunity. We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All posts will be subject to satisfactory references and successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.
St Augustine Academy

St Augustine Academy

Part of Woodard Academies Trust

Woodard Academies Trust