Director of Science

We are seeking to appoint a passionate and highly motivated individual who will contribute to the continued
improvements in the Science Department results in recent years. The appointed person will join an ambitious
and successful Department and be supported by two Deputy Curriculum Leaders and a team of experienced
teachers and technicians. You will play a significant role leading the continued development of a ‘five year’
curriculum, designed with the intention to challenge and enthuse students and lead the strategic planning for
the Department.

Required September 2019
 “A good school where all leaders and managers have high ambitions for the students, ensuring every
student has the opportunity to achieve as well as they can” – Ofsted 2015.
Are you interested in joining one of the most improved schools in Essex and Nationally?
Positive Progress 8 scores and above National average value added scores for Science for the last four
years. 

We are seeking to appoint a passionate and highly motivated individual who will contribute to the continued
improvements in the Science Department results in recent years. The appointed person will join an ambitious
and successful Department and be supported by two Deputy Curriculum Leaders and a team of experienced
teachers and technicians. You will play a significant role leading the continued development of a ‘five year’
curriculum, designed with the intention to challenge and enthuse students and lead the strategic planning for
the Department. The Science Department offers Triple Science and Combined Science options.

The Academy is seeking to appoint;

An outstanding practitioner and leader who is ready for the next step to further develop their
leadership skills with ambitions to progress to Senior Leadership.
• The position is suitable for an experienced practitioner with proven track record of leadership
experience to enthuse and guide a proactive Department.
• A dynamic and inspiring leader to work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership Team to enthuse
students about Science, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team within the Academy to
provide an outstanding educational experience for the students.
• An individual who wishes to be innovative in the design and development of the Science curriculum
and play a strategic role in the development of the Academy.
• A leader committed to the importance of Science in transforming students' understanding and
application of knowledge to raise their aspirations.
• A leader committed to giving students extra-curricular opportunities.
The Academy can offer: 
• Strong support in personalised professional development as a Science teacher and Middle Leader
within a successful Curriculum Area.
• Support for SLE accreditation for suitable candidate.
• Opportunity to support the development of new teachers via Mid Essex ITT.
To discuss the post further or arrange a visit to the Academy please contact Catherine Downes.

Closing Date: Monday 10 December. Interviews to take place in January 2019.

Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect
all staff and volunteers to share in the commitment. Appointments will be subject to DBS clearance and
satisfactory references.

 

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