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  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 September 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science
Working pattern
Contract type
Leadership Scale

Job summary

  • Are you looking to develop your career?
    Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby could be the place for you.

    We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and talented teacher with a proven track record of securing successful student outcomes across all key stages. The Assistant Vice Principal Science will possess the key leadership qualities necessary to develop professionals, inspire young people and contribute to school improvement as part of the extended Academy senior leadership team.

    Salary will be paid on the leadership scale and is negotiable depending on experience.

    The successful candidate will:

    • Have vision, energy and enthusiasm for learning and teaching.

    • Be proactive, innovative and focused on student outcomes.

    • Be an aspiring, ambitious leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    • Have a proven track record of raising and maintaining standards and securing high quality provision.

    • Join the extended Senior Leadership Team

    • Undertake wider strategic and operational responsibilities, depending on experience

      If you are you looking to develop your career, have a passion for working with young people, believe you can impact upon colleagues and possess the energy, determination and desire to ‘make a difference’, this may be the opportunity you have been looking for!
      A commitment to extra-curricular and curriculum enrichment activities is essential.
      Applications are welcome from scientists of all disciplines.

      What can we offer you:

    • An opportunity to contribute to developing teaching and learning across the Academy

    • Modern learning spaces which inspire outstanding teaching and learning

    • Excellent career development opportunities

    • Mentoring and support from an experienced senior leadership team.

      Informal discussions about the role and a visit to the school are warmly welcomed. Please email the HR Manager/PA to the Principal to make an appointment - deborah.tudor@taw.org.uk

    Additional allowances

    Salary will be paid on the leadership scale and is negotiable depending on experience

    Applying for the job

    Applications should be returned electronically via email to the HR Manager, Debbie Tudor: deborah.tudor@taw.org.uk

    Please submit: the completed teaching application form, a brief CV (optional) and a supporting letter/statement describing the skills and experiences you would bring to the post, how you would contribute to raising achievement and the contribution you would want to make to the 'wider life' of the Academy.

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    Supporting documents

    If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
    School size
    1108 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18
    Contact phone number
    01952 386000

    About Haberdashers' Abraham Darby

    Haberdashers’ Abraham Darby is a vibrant, 11-18 mixed school which opened as a new Academy in September 2008 as part of the Haberdashers' Adams’ Federation Trust; thriving partnership with Haberdashers' Adams school in Newport. A focus on traditional values and high expectations is resulting in rapidly rising standards and popularity as a school of first choice which is over-subscribed in Year 7 each year. We are located within a short distance from the picturesque River Severn and Ironbridge Gorge, not far Shrewsbury and Telford, with good road and motorway links to the M6 and M54. We moved into our new state of the art building in July 2012 and both pupils and staff are benefitting from a 21st century ICT rich learning environment and a superb leisure complex.

    Arranging a visit to Haberdashers' Abraham Darby

    All shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to tour the Academy on interview, however if you wish to visit the Academy prior to submitting an application please contact the HR Manager, Debbie Tudor, via email to arrange this: deborah.tudor@taw.org.uk

    School location

    Ironbridge Road, Telford, Shropshire, TF7 5HX

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