Head of Faculty - Science & Technical Studies (Ref-948) Thomas Middlecott Academy, Boston, Lincolnshire

Job description

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Head of Faculty – Science and Technical Studies. This role at Thomas Middlecott Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.

About the role

To lead the faculty of Science and Technical Studies

To act as the core Leader for a subject area and be responsible for leading, managing, supporting and monitoring the work of the departmental team to secure effective leadership and management of the department and high standards of staff performance

Permanent, full-time teaching role

Start date to be negotiable

Salary & Benefits

MPS/UPS + TLR1A

Access to Teachers Pension Scheme

Who we are looking for

Qualified Teacher Status

Very strong track of professional development

The ability to plan strategically, to set out clear aims and objectives and to manage transformational change successfully

The ability to carry out rigorous self-evaluation and review and to act on the findings in order to bring about improvement

The ability to lead and manage individuals and teams of staff so as to bring out the best in them and the best outcomes for students

The ability to provide effective support to staff so as to ensure the maintenance of good conduct and relationships

A record of consistently delivering  good and outstanding lessons that result in students meeting or exceeding KPI targets

An in depth knowledge of best practice in teaching, learning and assessment for learning

A thorough understanding of how to use performance data to monitor standards of attainment and to plan appropriate interventions

Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire confidence, trust and respect amongst staff, students and families

Excellent oral and written communication skills and confidence in the use of new technologies

Successful experience of curriculum leadership

Evidence of leading, supporting and managing others, both individuals and teams, ensuring high quality performance

Experience in promoting a wide range of teaching methodologies

Experience of  carrying out effective classroom observation to reliably assess standards of teaching, learning and attainment to Ofsted criteria

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Essential educational requirements

Higher degree and/or professional qualification

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Very strong track of professional development

Essential skills and experience

The ability to plan strategically, to set out clear aims and objectives and to manage change successfully
Ability to carry out rigorous self-evaluation and review and act on the findings to bring about improvement
The ability to lead and manage individuals and teams of staff so as to bring out the best in them and the best outcomes for students
The ability to provide effective support to staff so as to ensure the maintenance of good conduct and relationships
A record of consistently delivering good and outstanding lessons that result exceeding KPI targets
An in depth knowledge of best practice in teaching, learning and assessment for learning
A thorough understanding of how to use performance data to monitor standards of attainment and to plan appropriate interventions
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire confidence, trust and respect among staff, students and families
Excellent oral and written communication skills and confidence in use of technologies

Employee benefits

MPS/UPS + TLR 1A £23,720 - £39,406 + £7,853

Access to Teachers’/Local Government Pension Scheme

Personal and professional development opportunities


About Thomas Middlecott Academy

Thomas Middlecott Academy is situated in Kirton, within the Borough of Boston, Lincolnshire. Our academy is named after Sir Thomas Middlecott, who founded the first Free Grammar School in Kirton in 1624, and there has been a school serving our local community ever since. The academy fosters sport as a huge focus but will also benefit from other opportunities as part of the David Ross Education Trust. This includes new IT systems, unrivaled enrichment opportunities and increased academic expectations. We are very lucky to be able to benefit from an outstanding sports and fitness centre which has a multi purpose sports hall, dance studio and fitness suite.

Address
Edinburgh Drive, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE20 1JS
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
Thomas Middlecott Academy website (opens in a new window)