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  • Expected start date

    19 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    6 December 2021

Job details

Job role
Leadership
Subject
Science
Working pattern
Full time
Full Time, 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Leadership scale L13 – 17 (£56,721 - £62,570).

Job summary

DIRECTOR OF SCIENCE
DELTA ACADEMIES TRUST

Do you have the ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for our young people? Do you want to work in a forward-thinking and aspirational academy group that places learning at the heart of everything it does?

Delta Academies Trust is a learning institution where difference is recognised and understood, diversity is celebrated and encouraged, strengths are promoted and developed, and weaknesses are supported and overcome.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Director of Science to work within the core improvement team of educational professionals from April 2022. You will be responsible for working with a number of heads of departments across two or three different academies.

The Director of Science is part of a team of lead professionals that take responsibility for the quality of individual subject provision, curriculum teaching and assessment. Directors of Science are jointly accountable for subject performance improvement, attainment, and progress in their discreet subject areas. The Director of Science will work across the Trust Academies and have a target group of assigned academies in a geographical area where they work closely with the Senior Leadership and Subject Leadership Teams to accelerate improvement and raise standards. Directors of Science plan and teach high quality lessons, deliver intervention programmes, and challenge and support subject teams to achieve stretching targets for outcomes. Directors of Science analyse performance data to ensure that students are appropriately targeted for support and work across the Trust to ensure consistency of subject quality and delivery throughout the network of academies.

You will be a strong practitioner and able to demonstrate evidence of securing expected or better progress in your area of responsibility.

It is desirable for the successful candidate to have examiner experience knowledge and understanding of the Ofsted inspection process and be able to take a strategic lead on a day-to-day basis to respond to the particular needs and context which may range from leading at a strategic level or running a department. Accreditation of AST / SLE status or similar AST / SLE work experience would be an advantage along with strong organisational and highly effective planning skills, applicants with experience of working at Senior Leadership level are encouraged to apply.

Salary: Leadership scale L13 – 17 (£56,721 - £62,570).

Delta Academies Trust are looking to build an elite team of exceptional leaders, teachers, and support staff to transform education in the North of England, in line with our vision of ‘Changing Lives’. Our vision is to transform education across the North of England and level up the playing field for those children who live in disadvantaged circumstances. Through strong and purposeful leadership and high-quality teaching and learning, we are confident that we can have a positive impact upon the lives of young people, ensuring that all students achieve their potential, realise their aspirations; and are well prepared for the next stage of their lives.

We are committed to investing in staff of all levels and we will ensure you have access to high quality professional development through a formal CPD programme. As part of your career development, we will give you the opportunity to work with a wide range of senior leaders, as well as to undertake formal National Professional Qualifications. We also have an employee benefits scheme.

If you share our vision, are passionate about raising educational attainment and standards and helping young people reach their full potential, you can make a difference with Delta Academies Trust.

For an informal chat about this position, please call Nic Atkinson, Executive Director of Science, on 07967 680310.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk

Closing Date: 4 January 2022 at 12 noon

Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

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Trust overview

Trust type
Multi-academy trust
Contact phone number
03451960095

About Delta Academies Trust

Delta Academies Trust are one of the largest multi academy trusts in the North of England with a passion and drive to improve the education experience for all pupils and students, regardless of where they live.

Our vision is to transform education across the North of England and level up the playing field for those children who live in disadvantaged circumstances. Our high expectations of students has created a culture and climate conducive to learning and as a result the progress made by all students across the Trust is extremely positive. The support from school leaders allows for innovative practitioners to practice their craft.

Working for us is all about passion, and we have lots of great people who are really passionate about what they do – from teaching assistants, IT technicians, teachers, caterers, leaders and curriculum experts. Ask our people what they get up to day to day and they’ll all tell you how much they enjoy the variety, pace, and challenge of working in one of our academies, schools or at Head Office.

If our vision fits with your vision, we would love to talk to you about our roles and the benefits of working with us.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Arrange a visit to Delta Academies Trust

For an informal chat about this position, please call Nic Atkinson, Executive Director of Science, on 07967 680310.

Head office location

Spawd Bone Lane, Knottingley, WF11 0EP

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