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Note to applicants

Whilst all criterions below are important, those under the Essential heading are the key requirements. You should pay particular attention to these areas and provide evidence of meeting them. Failure to do so may mean that you will not be invited for interview.

Method of assessment (*M.O.A.)
  • A = Application form,
  • C = Certificate,
  • E = Exercise,
  • I = Interview,
  • P = Presentation,
  • T = Test,
  • AC = Assessment Centre,
  • R = Reference
Essential criteria Necessary requirements – skills, knowledge, experience etc. *M.O.A
1 Qualified Teacher Status (for teaching posts only) A.C.
2 Educated to Degree Level (for teaching posts only) A.C.
3 Ability to plan effectively and organise time and resources A.I.R
4 An excellent record in regard to health, attendance and punctuality A.I.R
5 An ability to foster excellent relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues A.I.R
6 Good communication, administration and organisational skills A.I.R
7 Evidence of the ability to create a challenging and effective learning environment for students A.I.R
8 Recognition and understanding of the importance of partnerships with parents A.I.R
9 Awareness of the need for the school to play a full part in the community A.I.R
10 An interest and knowledge in developing the use of ICT as a learning tool A.I.R
11 Has up to date knowledge of relevant legislation and guidance in relation to working with, and the protection of, children and young people. A.I.R
12 Displays commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people A.I.R
Desirable criteria Necessary requirements – skills, knowledge, experience etc. *M.O.A
1 A working knowledge of SIMS A.I.R
2 Willingness to become involved in extra-curricular activities A.I.R
3 An understanding and interest in whole school issues A.I.R

Subject Pedagogy University Academy Leader

Subject Pedagogy University Academy Leader

Hours: Full time - 32.5 hours per week
Salary: £39K-£59K (Lead Practitioner Pay Scale)
Required: Term 3/4 in 2017

A unique opportunity to further support and develop subject knowledge mastery in Science and the Humanities, the University and their sponsor Academy are seeking to appoint two subject experts who will further support the development, teaching and embedding of subject excellence in these two curriculum areas.

Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate deep pedagogical subject knowledge, excellent teaching and learning and proven capacity for coaching and mentoring.

The University sponsored Academy is oversubscribed in the forthcoming Year 7 and growing rapidly. We are embarking on an ambitious and innovative programme of pedagogical and curriculum development, including the implementation of the IBCP at post 16.

We are looking for courageous leadership to support the development of standout teaching, through modelling of curriculum planning and delivery of innovative teaching methodologies.

The applicants will be supported through the University’s commitment to research informed practice and the applicants will be required to engage in a funded programme of research at the appropriate level to their current experience (Masters or Doctoral or Postdoctoral)

Those appointed to these posts will be required to support the delivery of ITT and CPD at both the University sponsor Academy and at the University, through our Undergraduate and Postgraduate Teacher development programmes.

Those appointed will be expected to split their time 60:40 between their Academy and University work. They will be line managed by the AVP Teaching and Learning at the Academy and mentored by a Senior Leader in the University.

Salary will be agreed at an appropriate level in band of £39K-£59K (Lead Practitioner Pay Scale)

Closing date for applications: Friday 10th February 2017.

Interviews: Interviews: TBA individually

How to apply

Applications via email to Miss Becky Land, Human Resources Manager
Or contact by telephone/fax for an application form:
Tel: 01304 820126
Fax: 01304 821915

Details and an application form:

Download print application form* here
Download electronic application form* here

Download Job description here
Download Personal Spec here

Note: Some of the documents are PDFs and will require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

See notes above

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory CRB Enhanced Disclosure and references.

Mathematics Teacher

Mathematics Teacher

Hours: Full time post
Salary: MPS/UPS Teachers pay scale
Required: Required to start January 2017 or before if available

The Mathematics Department at the Academy prides itself in delivering high quality teaching and learning. We want to encourage students to enjoy learning about mathematics as a life skill and one they engage with across all years. The Mathematics Department consists of 6 teaching staff, with a range of experience from tutor to Lead Practitioner teaching students GCSE and A Level.

The ideal candidate will

  • Be an outstanding engaging teacher with a proven record of successful results.
  • Ideally be experienced in teaching different elements of the mathematics curriculum.
  • Be experienced in tracking student progress across key stages and lead intervention for students who are not making expected progress.

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th February 2017.

Interviews: Interview dates TBC with individual applicants

Please contact Miss B Land
Address: Dover Christ Church Academy, Melbourne Avenue, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 2EG.
Tel: 01304 820126
Fax: 01304 821915

How to apply

Your application should be made in the following format:
  • A letter expressing your interest in the post should be addressed to the Principal, Mrs Samantha Williamson (max of 2 sides of A4) focusing on your experience, skills, knowledge and reason for applying for the post?
  • A completed Dover Christ Church Academy application form – available on our website at http://www.dccacademy.org.uk
  • You may additionally submit a curriculum vitae should you wish to.

Details and an application form:

Download print application form* here
Download electronic application form* here

Download Job description here

Note: Some of the documents are PDFs and will require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

See notes above

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory CRB Enhanced Disclosure and references.

Science Teacher

Science Teacher

Hours: Full time post Chemistry specialist required - Promoted position of responsibility as 2nd in Department will be considered for appropriate candidate
Salary: MPS/UPS Teachers pay scale
Required: Required to start ASAP

The Science Department at the Academy prides itself in delivering high quality teaching and learning. Students enjoy learning more about the world of Science and as a result behaviour is positive across all years. Students are well driven and want to achieve to their maximum potential. We currently teach KS3 to KS5 with a mixture of AQA GCSE courses running in addition to Level 2 and 3 BTEC courses. The Science Department consists of 5 teaching staff, with a range of experience from trainee teacher to Leadership, with specialisms across the three separate sciences. Day to day support is provided to the whole department by our Science Technician.

We are seeking the following specialist science teacher:

Chemistry specialist Key Stage 3/4 - a full time teacher of science with a specialism of chemistry required to teach the most able students targeted an A-B grade to teaching KS3, KS4 AQA trilogy science and separate chemistry GCSE as well a potentially some level 3 BTEC lessons to KS5.

The ideal candidate will

  • Be an outstanding engaging teacher with a proven record of successful results.
  • Ideally be experienced in teaching different elements of the science curriculum as a science generalist.
  • Be experienced in tracking student progress across key stages and lead intervention for students who are not making expected progress.

Closing date for applications: Friday 24th February 2017.

Interviews: Interview dates TBC with individual applicants

Please contact Miss B Land
Address: Dover Christ Church Academy, Melbourne Avenue, Whitfield, Dover, Kent, CT16 2EG.
Tel: 01304 820126
Fax: 01304 821915

How to apply

Your application should be made in the following format:
  • A letter expressing your interest in the post should be addressed to the Principal, Mrs Samantha Williamson (max of 2 sides of A4) focusing on your experience, skills, knowledge and reason for applying for the post?
  • A completed Dover Christ Church Academy application form – available on our website http://www.dccacademy.org.uk You may additionally submit a curriculum vitae should you wish to.

Details and an application form:

Download print application form* here
Download electronic application form* here

Download Job description here

Note: Some of the documents are PDFs and will require Adobe Acrobat Reader to view.

See notes above

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Any offer of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory CRB Enhanced Disclosure and references.