Lead Practitioner of Science (The Discovery Academy)

Location
Discovery Drive, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 0GA
Salary
LP1 – LP5 (£42,402 - £46,794)
Posted
09 May 2022
Closes
17 May 2022
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time
Hours
Full-Time

Principal: Mr R Kelsall

Required: September 2022

Lead Practitioner of Science

LP1 to LP5

Actual Salary (£42,402 - £46,794)

Plus £2,000 Relocation Allowance

 

JOB REFERENCE: 987456

 

The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an ambitious individual to work collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout Key Stages 3 and 4. The successful candidate will contribute to the development of teaching and learning in the Science Faculty and throughout the whole Academy. They will be committed to the highest standards of achievement and will be an outstanding practitioner, with a clear vision of how to raise standards through high quality teaching and learning. 

 

At the Discovery Academy our guiding principle is to ‘expect excellence’ in everything that we do, to ensure our students ‘Aspire’. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy.

 

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £2 million additional teaching facility, as well as the benefits a large Academy can offer, such as a comprehensive professional development and leadership opportunities.

 

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

 

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you.  For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/  Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. 

 

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.

 

Closing Date for this Post: Tuesday 17th May 2022 at 9:00am

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

 

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