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KS5 Science Lead (Deputy Head of Faculty)

Salary £32,189 — £49,274 (Academy Qualified Teachers Scale) plus £5,000 ARA (Academy Responsibility Allowance)

Position Available: September 2024

Closing Date: Midday, Monday 08th July 2024

We wish to appoint an exceptional Teacher of Science on a permanent basis, with the additional responsibility of leading the KS5 Science curriculum.

This is a unique opportunity to join a successful split-site academy as part of a well-established and collaborative Science department.  

Reporting to the Head of Faculty, the successful candidate will be an outstanding Science teacher able to teach their specialism of Biology, Physics or Chemistry to KS5, able to demonstrate impact in a position of responsibility or the potential to achieve this, and have an enthusiasm that will inspire students to outstanding outcomes. 

Our academy operates across two sites. The Lower Academy specialises in the teaching of our Key Stage 3 students, whilst The Upper Academy specialises in teaching Key Stage 4 and 5. The appointed candidate will initially be based at our Upper Academy in order to carry out their KS5 ARA duties. 

We pride ourselves on being a truly inclusive academy and this is actively underpinned by our motto ‘Aspire, Believe, Achieve’.

We are looking for colleagues who share the drive and passion necessary to ensure every student achieves their potential.

The Academies provide staff with the most appropriate and effective support to ensure that their professional development needs are fully met and that there is a high level of challenge in the opportunities they are offered.  We have a weekly CPD programme for all and a very strong record of developing staff.  We have an excellent track record of providing promotion and responsibility opportunities to staff that aspire to leadership.

Pupils say that everyone is valued here and treated with respect. Pupils appreciate the guidance and support that the school gives them to be the best they can be.  Ofsted 2023

If you can engage, motivate and challenge students to make exceptional progress, then please download and complete our application form and return it to our Recruitment Coordinator, Dani Silk- 

The Basildon Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or are able to fill the position faster than originally anticipated.