Published
January 6, 2022
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Short Summary
The Hundred of Hoo Academy has a rare and career-defining opportunity for an exceptional practitioner to join us from Easter 2022, in the role of Head of ICT and Business.
Salary
MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + TLR 2a £7,017
Working Pattern
Full-time
Closing Date
January 26, 2022

Description

About the role: The Hundred of Hoo Academy has a rare and career-defining opportunity for an exceptional practitioner to join us from Easter 2022, in the role of Head of ICT and Business. Overseeing existing members of the department, you will be responsible for securing the best possible outcomes for our students. We expect all of our students to be challenged, to be inspired and to achieve beyond expectation; this will be your focus. Joining The Hundred of Hoo all-through academy will enable you to work with like-minded colleagues who share your goals and ambitions. 

We are looking for a forward-thinking, emotionally intelligent and innovative teacher to join a supportive team that is committed to improving the life chances of young people. As the leading member of the ICT department, you will be responsible for delivering outstanding lessons and contributing to the wider education agenda; aspiring learners and raising standards. The department has recently been expanded due to offering at KS3 and interest in the KS4/5 courses. 

This is a permanent position, offering MPS/UPS based on experience + TLR 2a £7,017.

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So what makes us different at The Hundred of Hoo Academy?  It is how we translate our culture, vision and values into every action every day, where you can see staff and pupils role modelling high expectations.  We want our teachers to concentrate on what they do best – teach.  To achieve this we have clear, consistent behaviour systems and every teacher has their own classroom.  Our teachers plan the curriculum together allowing them to share expertise as well as the workload.  We also provide an array of professional development programmes for our staff including ECTs, middle and senior leader programmes. 

Working with our academy: In September 2011, The Hundred of Hoo converted to Academy status and just one year later, Ofsted judged the academy as “good with outstanding features”, recognising the relentless focus and ambition that we have.  In September 2015 the academy welcomed its first Reception class thereby extending its age range to 4-year-old children. This exciting provision demonstrates the Academy’s sense of ambition to serve the community where pupils’ academic journey represents a cradle to university principle.

We are delighted to announce that following a recent Ofsted inspection in July 2018 the academy has been judged 'Good' with 'Outstanding' features in terms of our Early Years provision and effectiveness of Leadership and Management.

​​​​​​​Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2021, our Trust comprises 31 geographically organised academies (15 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing over 2,500 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North West 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.  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 to discriminate on any grounds.

Based on the quality and quantity of applications received, Leigh Academies Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date.  Applicants will be notified of this where possible.  Therefore, early applications are encouraged.

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