Lead Practitioner for Science
Ebbsfleet Academy

Job reference: 003894

Location: Ebbsfleet Academy

Closing date: 04/10/2021

Salary: Up to £50k

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Teaching

Hours per week: Full-time

Start Date: January 2022

We are looking for a Lead Practitioner of Science for January 2022 and warmly welcome applications from experienced teachers who are passionate about Science and are dedicated to enabling students to make excellent progress.  

This is an exciting opportunity to be joining an energetic department of Scientists, which consists of early years teachers through the Teach First programme and some very experienced practitioners of Science.  Joining this team will also bring you opportunities to teach at KS5, with the offer of traditional sciences and Psychology A Level, with an ambition and desire to expand the offer further.  

It is a fantastic time to be joining the team. You would join a hardworking and passionate team of staff, in an academy characterised by high aspirations, academic excellence and exemplary behaviour, alongside an outstanding climate of care, encouragement and reward. Our parents are supportive and ambitious for their children, and our reputation in the local area has grown. The academy is an increasingly popular school in the rapidly growing Ebbsfleet Garden City community.

We want our students to leave school as well-rounded, confident young people, with an awareness of the wider world, and a desire and ambition to play an active part in it, all of which is encapsulated in The Ebbsfleet Academy’s motto – Be Ready, Work Hard, Be Nice!

Please click here for the full Candidate Briefing Pack.

About Ebbsfleet Academy: We are a dynamic and successful 11-18 academy serving the local community. We have students of all abilities and from a wide variety of backgrounds, all of whom contribute to the richness of our school population.

Our curriculum is based around the needs of our students and consists of a rich blend of academic and vocational qualifications, all supported by fantastic learning resources

We are extremely proud of our record to date, of our constantly improving results and of our 'Good' Ofsted outcome (October 2019). We have a clear commitment to the highest of expectations and achievement for all, with an excellent team of committed staff and outstanding facilities.

Our ambition is to ensure that all of our students achieve their potential, develop as courteous, confident and capable young people and leave with an education that has fully equipped them to go on to university or the career of their choice.

Application process

Naturally, we are seeking to appoint the best possible candidates and therefore the application process will reflect our desire to undertake all necessary measures to achieve this.

Suitable and interested candidates are encouraged to make contact with Gurjit Kaur Shergill (Principal), which can be scheduled by contacting Karen Hugill (Head of Administration), on hugillk@theebbsfleetacademy.kent.sch.uk or 01322 623100.

The closing date for applications is Monday 4th October. All applications will be acknowledged on receipt. Shortlisting will be carried out on Tuesday 5th October and candidates will be notified to confirm their attendance at the interview stage. Interviews and/or associated assessment activities will take place the week commencing Monday 11th October.

Queries: If you have any queries on any aspect of the application process or need additional information, please contact Holly Neve (LAT Talent Team) on holly.neve@latrust.org.uk or 01634 412 263.