April 3, 2024
Job Type
Short Summary
We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Coordinator of Learning - Science
MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + TLR2A (£3,409)
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
April 22, 2024


We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Coordinator of Learning - Science to lead our science department in delivering an outstanding curriculum and fostering a passion for scientific inquiry among our students. As Coordinator of Learning, you will play a pivotal role in coordinating the delivery of the science curriculum, supporting teachers, and promoting excellence across the department. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated educator to inspire the next generation of scientists and innovators at Leigh Academy Minster.

Our newly appointed candidate will continue the development and implementation of Science across the academy and have the opportunity to develop the KS3 MYP Curriculum. Supporting the Deputy Director of Learning, you will help raise the quality of teaching and learning in the department for all of our students.

This is a truly fantastic opportunity for a passionate teacher to become part of a well-established, highly collaborative and successful team that produces good outcomes and excellent results and we are confident that our teaching and support teams, our facilities and most importantly our students will inspire you. As an IB World School, applicants that have previous experience in delivering this curriculum are of strong interest to us but please note that this criterion is not essential as training will be provided.

Our successful candidate will advise and support the Senior Leadership Team on the development and implementation across all key stages including;

  • appropriate courses
  • schemes of work
  • assessments
  • Data Analysis of student progress
  • teaching and learning strategies
  • staff development needs

The basis of this role is full-time, permanent and offering a salary of MPS/UPS commensurate with experience plus a TLR2A (£3,409). Interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on Thursday 2nd May.

Do you know a great teacher who would like to hear about opportunities with Leigh Academies Trust? If so, make a referral today for the chance to receive £100 as a 'thank you'.

Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st April 2024, our Trust comprises 32 geographically organised academies (16 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating more than 20,000 students and employing 3,000 talented staff. Nearly 40% of our academies are judged outstanding overall by Ofsted, versus 15% nationally. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider.

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy 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 are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds.

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