Full-time – Permanent
| Start date: Easter or September 2019 | Salary: MPS/UPS
We are looking to appoint a teacher of Science with a desire to make a real difference to the lives of our young people. Hamilton Academy is a culturally diverse comprehensive school with approximately 1200 students situated in the North East of Leicester. To strengthen the quality of teaching we offer to students studying science in Key Stages 3 and 4 we are looking to appoint an additional teaching colleague with the ability and desire to help young people achieve. The successful candidate will teach sciences throughout the age range, including all three subjects; Biology, Chemistry and Physics to GCSE.
You will play an active role in the department supporting the continued development of the quality of teaching at Hamilton Academy. In return we can offer strong leadership and an investment in your professional development that will build on your potential.
Our culture is based on shared values and collaboration with committed professional and well-qualified colleagues, strong support from senior leaders and a superb working environment.
We aim to achieve a Science department where;
- Science is valued by students and families
- Students are inspired to go on to study Sciences at A level
- The professional learning of teachers and development of their subject knowledge is a priority.
We can offer you:
- A friendly and supportive working environment with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders and senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development of staff.
- Career development and recruitment incentives with access and support to follow middle leadership programmes e.g. NPQML and Teaching Leaders.
- Access to CPD to help you grow and develop in your role.
- Focussed support on your wellbeing. TMET has partnered with Amica to offer free counselling and support to our staff.
Teachers will be supported and encouraged to develop their practice by engaging in opportunities to collaborate and share ideas with colleagues within our Professional Learning programme.
The Mead Educational Trust (TMET) is a growing partnership of primary and secondary schools situated in the East Midlands. TMET provides its academies access to a world-class education network and staff with an employer providing high quality professional development. We are committed to ensuring each Academy enables every pupil to achieve the very best. We believe that together we make a positive difference.
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 CVs and ask that you complete the TMET Application Form in order for your application to be considered. Please submit your application via the eteach website.
Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact the school speak to Stephanie Devereux to arrange.
Closing date: 25th February 2019 (9am)
Hamilton Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all members of staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and a comprehensive screening process is followed for each candidate. This will include an enhanced DBS check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure).
We are committed to equality of opportunity and actively encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Hamilton Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.