Head of Faculty - Science

Oxford Spires Academy, Oxford


Job details

Working pattern Will consider full-time, job share
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job description

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic Head of Science with strong teaching practice to take on responsibility for driving improvement within the Science faculty. The successful candidate will have an ability to inspire, enthuse and engage teachers; additionally, they will develop and coach leaders within the department.

The Science Faculty at Oxford Spires Academy aims to create a culture of inquiry, learning and achievement. Our main focus is quality teaching and learning and are proud to be recognised as an innovative team who work together to develop thought provoking lessons which support our students in achieving excellent outcomes. The team is well balanced between the three science disciplines and has a strong ethos within it of positivity, innovation in the classroom, cooperative working, mutual support and friendship.

Science has become one of the highest achieving subjects in the Academy obtaining the best results in terms of progress and attainment at KS4 for the last two academic years. It is an increasingly popular choice at A Level – we have in the last two years expanded from a one to two A level class per year group in all four A Level science options.

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School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1209 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Oxford Spires Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email principal@oxfordspiresacademy.org

School location

Glanville Road, Oxford, OX4 2AU