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7 Feb 2018

Curriculum Leader Science Halstead Essex

Curriculum Leader Science Halstead

Job Description

Curriculum Leader Science Halstead Essex

Vacancy details: Curriculum Leader Science Halstead – September 2018  

MPR/UPR (salary negotiable) plus TLR 1D – £7,698

(Possible TLR1C – £9470 for suitable experienced candidate)

Possible Senior Leadership Team responsibility may be available for an exceptional candidate

Required September 2018

“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 three years. Furthermore, above National average for percentage of students gaining English & Maths grade 4.

Due to the restructuring of the Senior Leadership Team, we are seeking to appoint a passionate and highly motivated individual. They 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 consequently will 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. This is 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 especially 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 especially 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.
  • Allocated teaching laboratory equipped with interactive whiteboard and visualiser.

To discuss the post further or arrange a visit to the Academy please contact Catherine Downes.

Closing Date: Monday 19 February Midday

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




How to Apply

Please send the completed application form to Mrs Catherine Downes (HR and Administration Manager)

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