Faculty Assistant Teaching/Child Support - Full-time/Part-time
Start Date: Sep 2017
About the role: Due to the promotion of the current post holder, Strood Academy are seeking to appoint a Faculty Assistant for Science who will be responsible for supporting the work of the Faculty Leader and to provide cover supervision across the academy, working with groups of students and administrative work within the faculty. This role is ideal for a graduate who is confident and knowledgeable within this subject specialism and who thrives on responsibility as this role is key in the successful operation of the department, and also for those considering a career in teaching as this role will provide first hand experience; full support and training will be offered dependent on our successful candidate's experience.
The working basis is 32.5 hours per week during Term Time with an extra two weeks during the year. The actual salary, dependent on experience, is between GBP13,472 - GBP17,736 which is pro rated down from GBP17,772 - GBP23,398. Please consult the Job Description for a detailed overview of the duties and responsibilities of this role.
Closing Date: 21/08/2017 at 23:00
Information about the school
Working for Strood Academy: Since opening in 2009, our academy has transformed the educational opportunities and outcomes for girls and boys in Strood. The improvement in academic performance has been driven by a talented and committed workforce, the hard work of our students, and support from parents and our community. Our new buildings in Carnation Road were designed in partnership with Nicholas Hare and built by BAM as our main contractor at a cost of GBP26m. They opened in September 2012 and have outstanding learning environments and outside play areas as well as fantastic sports facilities. The buildings reflect our education vision of creating a mature and purposeful educational environment where children of all abilities can learn and thrive.
Our core values are creativity, collaboration, distinctiveness, respect and sustainability which are embedded and evident in all of our activities. We have a growing roll call of 1400 children, including 200 in Sixth Form. Working in our Academy takes a lot of dedication and hard work, but for the right individuals it can be an incredibly rewarding experience and contribute significantly to personal and professional development. Leigh Academies Trust invite those with the relevant expertise and ambition to join them in supporting a learning institution capable of preparing students for the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: Strood Academy will be fully integrated into Leigh Academies Trust from January 2017 and as part of this planned move, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with your peers and share best practice at Academy level 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 will also be expected to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.
As part of the cluster; structure, all of our academies are grouped together in key geographical area to enable them to be able to support each other and share resources. It also offers staff access to career opportunities across the Trust allowing them to progress their career without switching employers. For more information on working for the Trust please visit our careers pages.
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.