Director of STEM (with a Science subject specialism)

The Oldershaw School, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 4RJ

This job expired on 28 February 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    28 February 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 January 2022

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LPS 12 - 16 £55,610 - £61,467

Director of STEM (with a Science subject specialism) job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for an aspiring leader who is a Science specialist to professionally develop even further in preparation for promotion to the higher levels of Senior Leadership. This post is a first for Oldershaw as we look to develop our STEM provision into the C21st.

Oldershaw is an oversubscribed school which seeks to harness the STEM agenda and make it fundamental to what we do for the benefit of our learners and local community.

Oldershaw has a long tradition of being at the forefront of technological innovation and has undertaken to further drive improvements to take account of local employment demands with a wide range of STEM related employers in the region and specifically in the local area.

We are looking for an ambitious leader and Science specialist to lead this STEM transition. The successful applicant will have operational and strategic responsibility for the Science Department and will teach a Science subject. They will also line manage the Heads of DT and Computing and work closely with the Head of Mathematics to drive forward the STEM agenda across the school. They will have significant leadership time on their timetable to enable them to be successful in this challenging role.

There is continued investment and development in new facilities across the school. The successful candidate will help to design a bespoke STEM hub harnessing the latest technologies. The oversubscription and healthy financial position of the school means resource is in place to support this exciting new development.

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About The Oldershaw School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
880 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0151 638 2800

Oldershaw school is an 11-19 co-educational comprehensive situated in the borough of Wirral, which is an easy commute from Liverpool and Chester. We have a proud history of a hundred years of success and we believe in the very highest standards and expectations to provide a rich and challenging education for each and every student.

Arranging a visit to The Oldershaw School

Candidate visits to the school are actively encouraged prior to application. To arrange a visit to the school please contact Vikki Buckley, PA to the Principal using the details below:

Vikki Buckley, PA to the Principal, buckleyvi@oldershaw.wirral.sch.uk 0151 638 2800

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