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Head of Physics

Armfield Academy, Blackpool, Lancashire

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Main/Upper Pay Scale

Job summary

The Head of Physics is a key position and we are seeking to appoint an outstanding classroom practitioner ready to take on the responsibility of leading our Physics curriculum within our growing Science Department. The role will include managing the delivery of Physics at KS3 and GCSE across year groups 7 to 11. You will be supported in this role by the Head of Science, who will help to mentor you with you with your personal and professional development. You will be joining a thriving science department, where teaching and learning is creative, innovative and enjoyed by all students across every year group, with excellent facilities and resources. Parents are supportive and our children love to learn.

Employee benefits

TLR 2a

Applying for the job

Within your application you should state clearly why you are the ideal candidate for this role stating examples of where you have had significant impact on academic standards. The Job Description and Person Specification are attached with this advertisement.

To apply for this post please visit our website and complete the online application form and equal opportunities form at www.fcat.org.uk/job-vacancies

Closing time and date for applications is 12:00 noon on Friday, 12th February 2021.
Shortlisting to take place on or after Friday, 12th February 2021
Assessment and Interview Day to be confirmed.

Please visit our website www.armfieldacademy.co.uk where you can read more about our brand new school and watch the walkthrough of the site or www.fcat.org.uk for more information about FCAT.
For any questions regarding the vacancy please contact Karen Ashton at k.ashton@armfield.fcat.org.uk
Thank you again for your interest in this post and I look forward to receiving your application.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Free School
Education phase
Primary, Secondary, 16-19
School size
463 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01253 207 702

About Armfield Academy

Firstly, thank you for your interest in becoming part of the Armfield Academy staff team. This is a very exciting and unique opportunity in helping establish our brand new school; developing policy and procedures and putting these into operation so that we become “an Academy to be proud of”.

We opened in September 2018 on Lytham Road, South Shore with children joining the school in Reception and Year 7 only. This will then be repeated in the following years which enables the school to grow. Our nursery provision opened in January 2019. The building programme has now been completed and staffing numbers will increase year on year until the school is at full capacity.

The Academy, named after Jimmy Armfield, has the strapline “an Academy to be proud of”. It therefore relates very much to traditional British values and supports the core values of our Trust; pride, ambition, respect, resilience, integrity and excellence.

Armfield Academy is part of the Fylde Coast Academy Trust (FCAT) and is our second “all-through” school. FCAT is a Multi Academy Trust with 9 primary and secondary schools across the Fylde Coast and Lancashire with a proven track record of delivering rapid improvement in progress and outcomes. Armfield is now our 10th school. Our aim is to ensure first class learning opportunities for all young people. Learners are at the heart of what we do and their outcomes and successes are what drive us to be the “best we can be”!

Arranging a visit to Armfield Academy

Please visit our website www.armfieldacademy.co.uk where you can read more about our brand new school and watch the walkthrough of the site or www.fcat.org.uk for more information about FCAT.

School location

488 Lytham Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 1TL

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