Second in Science

Maltings Academy, Witham

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Job Ref No. ECC8816907-264S Position Type: Deputy/Assistant of Department/Faculty Pay Range: £24,859 - 40,490 per year
Position Start Date: 20/04/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 20/01/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: 20/04/2020  

Job Description

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Second In Science

MPR/UPR Plus TLR2b £6,646

Are you a remarkable Science Specialist who wants more?

Are you looking for the opportunity to inspire remarkable practice across a whole department? Ready to lead a team of subject specialists, drive outcomes and inspire over 900 pupils to choose a Remarkable Life.

Within the role you will be working in a department of nine, who deliver science using the mastery flow model across KS3-KS5. We are passionate about our pupils and enabling each and everyone of them to identify, grow and celebrate their remarkable. You will be able to draw on the support of the central science team who will work collaboratively with you to develop tools and resources which will impact positively on outcomes. The advantage of being part of a wider Education Trust includes:

2 days a year working with 57 other leaders at our national conference and 3 days a year working locally within the Essex region
Our best leaders support other schools across the network for 6-10 days per year
Everything is in place for you and the team to inspire their remarkable.

The academy occupies a fantastic purpose built facility and is a popular, fully inclusive, oversubscribed academy. Based in a fabulous location, Witham in Essex, is close to Stansted Airport, the M11, M25 and is easily commutable from London.

Ideally you will:

Have a rich wealth of subject knowledge and a passion for inspiring remarkable maths
Have excellent teaching and learning practice
Provide strong supportive leadership across the science team
To find more about the opportunity or to arrange a visit please contact Ben Lowe on 07741194677 or by email

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It's what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you'll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we're inspiring.

We offer:

  • More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others' experience- You're connected to our network of 58 academies and thousands of education professionals.
  • More opportunities, so you can forge your own path - As a large and expanding multi academy trust, there are ample opportunities for development and new experiences.
  • More hands on support, so you can get on with what matters most - Expert operations support removes headaches, allowing you to focus on the children.
  • More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.
  • More time - We strive to minimise unnecessary distractions so you can have energy for your job, and your life.

Start date: Easter 2020 or earlier if possible

Closing date: Monday 20 January 2019

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. 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 CV's. Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today by clicking on the 'link'-

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements. Please visit our website for further details.

This role is based at Maltings Academy but you may be required to teach at our at our sister academy, New Rickstones Academy (also in Witham) as we have a joint Sixth Form provision - all new staff contracts are to work across both academies.

Information about the School

Message from James Forbes, Head of Academy

I am delighted that you are interested in joining our team of highly ambitious and aspirational individuals who are passionate about raising standards and significantly improving the life chances of the young people of Witham.

Maltings is a remarkable learning community, filled with talented and creative staff, all of whom share a vision for balance, relevant and challenging curriculum alongside teaching and learning excellence. With excellent results, tailored career paths and opportunities to share best practice with our sister academy (New Rickstones Academy) and within a Trust that spans nationwide, this is exactly the right time to join the team.

It is a privilege to lead Maltings Academy. Our shared sense of purpose and a vision for success make this an inspiring place to be a part of for both the students and staff. I encourage you to arrange a visit to see for yourself the special nature of Maltings, our sense of purpose and our ambitious drive for success.

Staff benefits Staff benefits include: BHSF Cash Health Plan BHSF Network Benefits (discounts at high street and online retailers) Pension Scheme (Local Government / Teachers Pensions) Discounted membership at local leisure centres/gyms Modern, state of the art building with fantastic facilities Restaurant (catering by CucinA) Free tea and coffee Free car parking

As an Investors in People organisation staff development is a high priority and we offer a flexible professional development programme. Development is available for teachers at all stages of their career including teacher training (through School Direct).

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Karen Lawson
Maltings Academy
Spinks Lane, Witham
Essex, CM8 1EP
Telephone: 01376 512 911 x1325

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