Assistant Curriculum Leader of Science KS3
Assistant Curriculum Leader of Science KS3 (Biology specialist preferred) | Permanent, Full-time | Camden
Assistant Curriculum Leader of Science KS3 (Biology specialist preferred)
Salary: Academy Leadership Pay Scale Tier 1, L1 (£46,350) - L7 (£52,667), plus allowance of £1,500 reflecting staff contribution to the Self Directed Learning Programme
Required: 1st September 2017
Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time
Location: London Borough of Camden
"The school's work to promote pupils' personal development and welfare is outstanding"
We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Assistant Curriculum Leader of KS3 Science to join our popular and oversubscribed STEM specialist academy. This newly established post is an exciting opportunity for an existing or aspiring middle leader who is passionate about Science and specialises in Biology preferably.
Science teachers at UCL Academy plan and teach a curriculum which is both inspiring and engaging and includes elements of cutting edge research. Our links with University College London gives us access to unrivalled University laboratories with specialist equipment. We aim to enrich our students with practical and real-life context self-directed activities. The iGEM competition, Global Experiment, CREST awards, Greenpower Electric Car' competition and Salter's chemistry festivals are encouraged to extend the students beyond the curriculum and give them chance experience 'genuine' science.
The UCL Academy is a growing, mixed 11-19 Academy in the heart of the London Borough of Camden. Opened in September 2012 we will reach full capacity of 1150 students by the autumn term of 2016. "Working at the top of the Good grade" we offer state-of-the-art facilities and the opportunity to work with the latest innovations in classroom technology. We pride ourselves on high academic aspirations and our value added result is the second highest across all schools in Camden, including independent schools. In 2015 our A-level students performed above the national average for A*-C and achieved a 100% pass rate.
Our sponsor, University College London, is among the top universities in the world, we benefit terrifically from this supportive partnership. Staff and students alike develop their teaching and learning in exciting ways informed by the latest research. Staff from both institutions work collaboratively, with those from the university being used aspirationally with the academy's students.
* State-of-the-art classroom technology - including Superstudios, subject specialism suites and demonstration theatres for interactive teaching talks by visiting academics from UCL
* Unlimited access to opportunities for self-development
* A Teacher Professional Improvement Programme tied into Appraisal, including a specialist induction programme for NQTs
* Intensive weekly Continuing Professional Learning - 50% of teachers are now enrolled in the coaching programme
* An exclusive partnership with UCL where teaching staff are Associate Lecturers and have full access to unrivalled University libraries and resources
* Laptops & IPads for all staff members
How To Apply
Visits are encouraged prior to making an application, to arrange please contact Steven Jackson on .
You can also visit www.uclacademy.co.uk for more information or why not watch our school video at: watch?v=BSafC5jHeDM
To apply please request an application pack from Steven Jackson at , or you can contact Steve on for further information. Your application is a direct application to The UCL Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments
Closing Date: 12.00 noon on Tuesday 16th May 2017
The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All appointments will be subject to receipt of satisfactory Enhanced DBS check, pre-employment checks and a probation period.
Please note that if you have not heard from the Academy within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.
Steven Jackson c/o The UCL Academy
Adelaide Road, Camden London, NW3 3AQ