Head of Science

Chantry Academy, Ipswich, Suffolk


Job details

Subject General Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 4 to Upper pay range 3, £30,599 to £40,490

Job summary

In addition to carrying out the professional duties of a school teacher as described in the current School Teachers' Pay and Conditions Document, the Subject Leader is required by the Head to exercise and complete satisfactorily certain particular duties.
• Assist in leading the Academy in line with a shared strategic vision
• Effectively manage and organise the Science team within the Academy, its staff and resources
• Support all staff to achieve high standards of teaching and learning
• Raise student attainment so that all students successfully progress through the Academy to further and higher education and quality employment
• Place the Academy and its facilities and resources at the heart of the community it serves.
• Model the highest professional standards to staff and students in all aspects of the role, maintaining a visible presence around the Academy and leading by example.
• In collaboration with others, review the impact of actions taken and respond accordingly.
• Ensure that the personal and social development of students results in responsible and active citizens graduating from the Academy
• Play a key role in ensure effective implementation of the school’s safeguarding and equal opportunities policies.

Essential educational requirements

Teaching qualification

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

The successful candidate will be a motivational, enthusiastic, experienced or aspiring Head of Science able to lead the department and inspire ambitious students; with a proven track record for delivering first-class teaching and learning.

Employee benefits

TLR1b - £10,385
Extensive CPD opportunities

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 828 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Chantry Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email admin@chantryacademy.org

About Chantry Academy

Chantry Academy sits in the heart of South West Ipswich and is very proud to serve the local community. Our Academy has a welcoming and inclusive ethos; where our staff work hard to foster and develop close relationships with all our stakeholders. We are committed to providing the best possible education for all, ensuring all are welcome and succeed.

School location

Mallard Way, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 9LR