Lead Teacher of Science

Thames Park Secondary School, Grays

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Job Ref No. ECC0-57S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: TMS + TLR2A
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 16/05/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: TBC  

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Thames Park Secondary School

Lead Teacher of Science


Thames Park opened in September 2020 to year 7 in centralGrays. We are a brand new, co-educational 11-16 schoolbeing the latest member of the Osborne Co-operative Academy Trust. We currently have pupils in years 7 and 8, whichwill build year by year.Graysis vibrant, rewarding and an inspiring place to work with excellent transport links. The areais undergoing one of largest scale redevelopments in Europe as part of the Thames Gateway Development. We are part ofa £25 millionbuilding programme to deliver a purpose-built, state-of-the-art education facility in September 2022.​

Thames Park promotes high levels of academic achievement across the curriculum. We encourage participation in extra-curricular opportunities and empower Pupils to make decisions wisely. Our blended curriculum is rich, diverse andpersonalised, ensuring every pupil makes great progress. Our focus on digital learning gives our pupils a unique learningexperience. Our pupils are fully supported through high quality, personalised pastoral care. Our pupils are motivated andhighly engaged by a dynamic learning environment. A wide range of leadership and enrichment activities help toencourage a spirit of co-operation, aspiration and joy for pupils. ​

Our aim is to develop Science into a centre of excellence within the school. We are looking for a hardworking, ambitiousand dynamic qualified teacher to join Thames Park as Lead Teacher of Science. You will have the once in a lifetimeopportunity to build a new department and stamp a unique identity on the Science provision at the school. Successfulcandidates will be part of a small team of dedicated professionals. You will need to be flexible and adaptable to the needsof a growing school. Our staff team is a warm, welcoming and hardworking group, with staff wellbeing high on ouragenda.​

Our people are at the heart of our success. We have developed a strong culture of cooperation and best practice, withprofessional development and career planning at its centre. We invest inall ofour staff with support, coaching,mentoring, and a wide range of top-quality training programmes, delivered at every level through to senior leadership.​

Next Steps​

Complete an application form andreturn backto hr@osborne.coop bymidday Monday 16th May.

If you have any questions about this opportunity, please contact us via e-mailhr@osborne.coop, or call to arrange aconversation, on01375 470790 and ask for Julie Spurgeon, Support Manager.​

Pleasenote:we may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and we reserve the right to offer to acandidate prior to the closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise youcheck the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

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.


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Contact Information

Abbie Stonehouse
Thames Park Secondary School
TLC Building
High Street, Grays
Essex, RM17 6TF
Telephone: 01375 470790
Email: hr@osborne.coop

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