Head of Science

Continu Plus Academy, Kidderminster, Worcestershire


Job details

Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

Head of Science

We believe in our pupil’s ability to be brilliant, in education and in life. The ContinU Plus Academy is an innovative and exciting Alternative Provision Secondary Free School based in Kidderminster. Our academy is now in its fifth year, and has achieved a Good grading in all categories at Ofsted. We think that we are now outstanding. We are a highly moral educational provider for vulnerable and disengaged students in the Wyre Forest and Hagley area. All staff here are deeply committed to the well being safeguarding and academic progress of our pupils. We work together as a close knit team to ensure pupils at our school receive high quality and bespoke educational provision. This is a very exciting time to join our school and join with us to make a substantial difference to the lives of our pupils. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, creative and motivated head of the science department. If you are interested in this position please contact us for details. We are looking for a person who can embrace challenge and change. No day here is ever the same. The successful applicant will need to be determined, resilient, resoundingly positive and passionate about their and our educational ethos. Our team is made up of inspirational and energetic individuals who have strong moral integrity. The listing will be closed as soon as sufficient applicants have been received. You can really make a difference - “We Will Work it Out”

Essential educational requirements

-Qualified teacher status
-Experience in a mainstream or alternative/special school
-Evidence of recent participation in relevant personal and professional development

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status

Essential skills and experience

-A clear vision for developing appropriate learning environments for pupils demonstrating a range of complex needs
-Be an excellent teacher with the ability to inspire students to become effective, self-directed learners
-Possess a thorough understanding of the requirements and opportunities of the secondary curriculum
-Possess strong organisational and management skills
-Sound understanding of strategies to raise attainment
-Experience of teaching a range of year groups including examination classes
-Have the skills and experience necessary to achieve outstanding examination results
-Successful track record of outstanding teaching and subject knowledge
-Involvement in developing the school reputation and the role in the community and the ability to support and role model the school ethos and policies
-Act as a role model for pupils and staff by setting high personal and professional standards with leadership in spiritual, moral, social and cultural development

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Not Applicable
School size 40 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 17
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Continu Plus Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email lh400@cpa.worcs.sch.uk

About Continu Plus Academy

School location

Finepoint, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, DY11 7FB