The closing date for this job has now passed.

Job reference: 007446
Salary: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience
Closing date: 01/07/2024
Department: Teaching
Location: Leigh Academy Minster
Employment type: Permanent
Hours Per Week: Full time
Start date: September 2024

Job Description

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Passionate about inspiring students in the world of science? Join us at Leigh Academy Minster as a Teacher of Science!

Are you ready to empower the next generation with essential skills in scientific inquiry and critical thinking? Whether you're an experienced teacher or an Early Career Teacher (ECT) eager to start your teaching journey, this role offers an exciting opportunity to make a real impact.

As a Teacher of Science, you will play a vital role in equipping students with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in today's rapidly evolving scientific landscape. From biology and chemistry to physics and environmental science, you'll lead dynamic and engaging lessons that inspire curiosity and foster analytical thinking.

We welcome applicants who are passionate about harnessing technology to enhance learning experiences and are committed to delivering high-quality, inclusive education. You'll benefit from comprehensive support and professional development opportunities tailored to your needs, ensuring a smooth transition into your role.

Join our dedicated team of educators and become part of a forward-thinking academy that values innovation, collaboration, and excellence in teaching and learning. With state-of-the-art facilities and a supportive environment, Leigh Academy Minster provides the perfect platform to grow and develop as an educator.

This is a full-time, permanent position offering MPS/UPS, commensurate with experience.

Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'. Simply complete the referral form by clicking here. T&Cs apply.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st April 2024, our Trust comprises 32 geographically organised academies (16 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating more than 20,000 students and employing 3,000 talented staff. Nearly 40% of our academies are judged outstanding overall by Ofsted, versus 15% nationally. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.

Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Click here to view the benefits available to all LAT employees from day one.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. Applicants will be notified of this where possible. Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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