• Full Time
  • Swanley

TKAT (The Kemnal Academies Trust)

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Orchards Academy, Swanley, Kent

Education – teaching

Full time


Job Title: Lead Practitioner of Maths
Location Orchards Academy
Salary/ salary range: Highly Competitive
Closing Date: Friday 24th May 2024
Please apply asap as we reserve the right to close the advert early if a suitable candidate is found.
Are you a passionate and outstanding Teacher of Maths? Do you want to make a difference beyond your own classroom? We are delighted to be offering you an opportunity to work alongside a team of highly skilled Lead practitioners who are at the forefront of developing teaching and learning across our school.
Supported by the Assistant Headteacher in charge of teaching and learning the right candidate will mentor teachers, support with quality assurance, deliver CPD and use their expert knowledge to shape the future of teaching and learning at Orchards.
Orchards Academy is a secondary school that is at the heart of the local community. At Orchards we aim to provide a caring yet challenging curriculum and environment in which the talents of each student are nurtured and enabled to flourish. The school has a relentless drive to enable students to achieve their full potential. Following the recent news that Orchards Academy has been awarded a new build by the Government, we are very excited to be expanding our highly established and successful teaching and learning team.
We are looking for an individual with a love of teaching and learning, a passion and the drive to develop their own and others’ practice. The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment, the ability to reflect and a personal desire to improve and develop. The ideal candidate will be supported fully as part of the team and will be integral in ensuring teaching and learning remains at the centre of everything we do. Amongst other things this individual must;
Be passionate about Teaching and Learning and the opportunities it offers pupils.
Be able to demonstrate a track record of successful outcomes.
Have an understanding of the GCSE specification in Maths.
A deep pedagogical understanding
Have the drive to make a real difference to the lives of students.
Have a commitment and desire to develop their own practice.
For any questions or to book an informal conversation about this position please contact Mrs Angela Jones via email to: angela.jones@orchards-tkat.org or Tel: 01322 616136

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full safer recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check.

Access to interview
Be Who You Are at TKAT – should you be selected and invited to interview please let us know if you require us to adapt the recruitment process to enable you to participate as your authentic self. We want applicants to be able to engage with us in ways that support who they are and we are committed to making adjustments within the recruitment process and within the workplace.

Our Commitment – Equal, Inclusive, Diverse
TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic.

Flexible working
TKAT recognises the value of enabling our employees to develop their career and balance this with their commitments and interests outside of work. In TKAT we promote flexible working practices and opportunities to promote a positive work life balance.

To apply for this job please visit tkat.livevacancies.co.uk.