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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 May 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Subject

Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£57,482.00 - £63,430.00 Annually (Actual) L9 to L13

Director of Science job summary

Our school is proud to be part of Anthem, a multi-academy trust that creates ambitious and successful schools where every child thrives.

The Deepings School is a mixed 11-18 comprehensive school at the heart of The Deepings, a vibrant, growing community in South Lincolnshire. We have high expectations of our students during the seven years that the majority of them are part of our school family. We have equally high expectations of all parents/carers and members of staff and we know that you have high expectations of us, too. At The Deepings School we place great emphasis on partnership and co-operation between parents, students and staff to ensure each child receives the best possible education. We encourage and welcome dialogue with all stakeholders of the school to achieve our aim of sustained improvement in all areas.

Our culture of care and positive relationships provide students with the confidence and independence they need to succeed both inside and outside school. We are also committed to ensuring that our students are positive leaders, strong problem-solvers and develop the life-skills required to prepare them for life after school.

The Deepings School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic, and highly motivated Director of Science. We’re looking for an individual with a proven track record of success in improving standards and raising student outcomes. We want to hear from talented middle leaders looking to extend their experience, and outstanding, ambitious teachers seeking their first middle leadership post.

As an experienced teacher, you will develop an exciting curriculum that suits every type of learner and have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of our young people. The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and motivational skills.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to lead a successful department, drawing on your extensive teaching and leadership experience. The successful candidate will take a collaborative approach to curriculum development that will further improve the learning and teaching experience for all our students.

We are looking for someone with the following qualities:

  • a strong knowledge of science pedagogy and curriculum at all key stages
  • a proven track-record in raising attainment and improving progress
  • able to review and develop well sequenced, innovative and intelligently designed curriculum and resources in science, ensuring that highly effective approaches to teaching and assessment are explicit within this planning and modelled to colleagues
  • a commitment to own professional development and highly skilled in delivering effective PD and conducting meaningful QA
  • demonstrable success in achieving strong progress with students in science, including those with SEND or are disadvantaged
  • excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills and an understanding of the importance of being able to work collaboratively across a range of schools
  • a strong commitment to inclusion, diversity and equality

If you share our vision, are passionate about raising educational attainment and standards, and helping young people reach their full potential, we would love to hear from you.

Visits to the school are welcomed.

Employee Benefits Include:

  • Pension schemes - TPS (Teachers) and LGPS (Non-Teachers)
  • CPD certified opportunities - available to all employees
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) - providing wellbeing and confidential advice services
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Health Shield Scheme

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’.

We will carry out an online check on all shortlisted applicants.

We reserve the right to end the closing date early.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.

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About The Deepings School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1344 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

A large, mixed 11-18 comprehensive school located in South Lincolnshire. part of Anthem Schools Trust.

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