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Director of Science T5-T9 £30,597 to £40,490 plus TLR1C (£9,929) Permanent post for January 2021

Sharples School, Bolton, Lancashire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Leadership
Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary T4 - T9 (£30,597 - £40,490)

Job summary

Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic practitioner who aspires to expand their experience at middle leadership level. The successful candidate will be an expert in their field and lead on the identification and development of strategies to ensure that Science teaching is of the highest quality and that student outcomes meet or exceed expectations. The successful candidate will be given excellent opportunities for leadership development and preparation for senior leadership, including support for applications to nationally accredited schemes.

Sharples Science Specialist College is an over-subscribed, 11-16 mixed comprehensive with over 1,000 pupils on roll, situated in the North of Bolton in pleasant surroundings. Science outcomes at Sharples are consistently in the top 10% nationally, with GCSE results of 86% Grade 4-4+ and 75% Grade 5-5+ in 2019. We enjoy outstanding facilities in science, including a suite of 10 labs/classrooms and our own state of the art observatory. The successful candidate will join an excellent team and lead them to even more success in the future. Sharples was judged ‘Good’ at its last inspection in 2019, with areas of outstanding practice.

We require someone who can demonstrate and evidence:-
• excellent communication skills;
• a high level of subject expertise and an in-depth understanding of curriculum pedagogical and assessment issues associated with achieving outstanding Science results at both key stages;
• excellent teaching and student outcomes;
• high quality organisational and management skills.

The key areas of responsibility will be:-
• to engage students in their learning;
• to ensure a wide focus on achievement and standards;
• to ensure that all pupils achieve their potential through the provision of exciting and appropriate programmes of study and high quality teaching systems
• to track pupil progress and implement intervention programmes as appropriate.

Employee benefits

TLR1C (£9,929)

Applying for the job

To apply for this post, download the school application form which should be completed in full and submitted with a letter of application outlining how you meet the requirements of the post, no more than two sides of A4, point 10, by e-mail to recruitment@sharplesschool.co.uk no later than 9:00 am on Monday, 28 September 2020. Interviews will be held on Thursday, 8 October 2020.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1041 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Sharples School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@sharplesschool.co.uk

About Sharples School

Manchester Evening News “School in the Community” 2019

2019 Progress 8 score + 0.52

‘This is a good school’ – Ofsted 2019

Sharples School Multi-Academy Trust is a Group 6, 11-16 mixed comprehensive with 1,100 pupils on roll, situated in the North of Bolton in pleasant surroundings. The school provides stimulating and innovative opportunities for learning, transforming the aspirations and educational outcomes for all students and the local community. Sharples was judged ‘Good’ at its last inspection in 2019, with areas of outstanding practice.

Arranging a visit to Sharples School

Please contact Elizabeth Mulvaney on 01204 333253 to arrange visits to the school

School location

Hill Cot Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 8SN