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Head of Science

Outwood Academy Adwick, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN6 7SF

This job expired on 24 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

L7 - L11 (start point negotiable for the right candidate)

Head of Science job summary

We are committed to putting ‘Students First: Raising Standards and Transforming Lives’.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a well-qualified, driven professional, who is an outstanding classroom practitioner, to join our Family of Schools. You will be an inspiring leader with the energy and creativity to lead and motivate a team. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’.

We offer an exciting opportunity to lead a team of 10 teachers and 3 technicians across and age range of 11-18. You will have leadership experience, be determined and driven and have the ability to transform student’s lives. You will work alongside a fantastic team to continue to achieve the highest possible outcomes for students irrespective of their backgrounds or starting points.

The role of Head of Science at Outwood Academy Adwick would be ideal for either an experienced Head of Department or someone looking to make that next step. You will be supported extensively by a team of Science Directors allowing you to strategically lead the department, whilst having the support and advice from the Director team. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to lead a progressive department and be pivotal in shaping their journey to world class. You will be supported within the department by a Lead Teacher, a 2nd in Science and Physics TLR holder.

The department has made huge strides, whereby they achieved record results in 2018-19 with a Science progress score of +0.12. Attainment at 44+ and 55+ rose by over 20% from the previous year and above the national average for both measures, whilst our Separate Science students achieved 100% 444+ and 95% 555+, again the highest results in the Academy’s history. Furthermore our Post-16 numbers have seen record numbers within our A-Level Biology, Chemistry and Physics options and Vocational courses (BTEC Forensics Science, BTEC Applied Human Biology and WJEC Medical Science). Exciting in 2023 we will embark on a T-Level route in Heath. We are looking forward to the opportunity in developing this pathway for our students. Hence this is a critical appointment for the Academy and is an exciting opportunity for you to move your career onto the next stage.

We warmly welcome and encourage potential applicants to visit the Academy. Should you wish to discuss the role further or visit the academy please contact Aalok Kanwar (Regional Director of Science) at a.kanwar@outwood.com

Additional allowances

R&R payment of £3,000 for up to three years for an exceptional candidate.

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About Outwood Academy Adwick

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1094 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Outwood Grange Academies Trust (OGAT) is an education charity and not-for-profit sponsor of primary, junior and secondary academies. We are a dynamic organisation, recognised nationally as one of the highest performing family of schools in the North of England, and we currently sponsor over 30 schools.

Our educational blueprint has been developed through leading and supporting schools over many years.

We have used this successful blueprint to sponsor academies and have a transformational effect on children’s life chances within very quick timescales.

We feel strongly that academies should enhance the education provision of the community they serve, in addition to driving up standards and playing a central role in regeneration. This is because we believe that improving the life chances of young people is essential to developing a strong local and national economy.

We are now comprised of over 30 schools who work together to ensure that all children, irrespective of their starting point, receive an excellent education. We pride ourselves on meeting the needs of children in our care, including the most vulnerable or challenging.

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