Head of Science Faculty- 248769

The Excel Academy, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire


Job details

Subject General Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £48,808 to £53,856

Job summary

The Excel Academy is looking to appoint an ambitious individual who will be a role model for outstanding teaching and learning of Science. The Science team consists of highly qualified, effective practitioners: we are looking for an inspiring individual to join us and drive improvement further in this motivated faculty.

The successful candidate will be an excellent practitioner, committed to the highest standards of achievement with a clear vision and a good track record in raising standards. They will able to identify, implement and model strategies to improve the quality of education. We offer high quality leadership development opportunities which makes this role appropriate for outstanding practitioners with or without significant leadership experience. There is the opportunity for further career development and clear progression to becoming a Senior Leader within two years.

The Excel Academy is the school of choice and most oversubscribed in the City. It boasts some of the best educational standards with outstanding facilities and a state-of-the-art learning environment. A key focus is to continue to improve the quality of learning and so raise attainment and enjoyment. Our aim is to be outstanding in every respect.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.

If you are a highly effective and innovative teacher or leader and wants to be empowered to make decisions to raise standards, then we would love to hear from you. For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/ Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk . Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.

Closing Date for this Post:Friday 27th March at 9.00am
Interview Date: To be confirmed

Essential educational requirements

Recent and relevant personal and professional development.
Recent and relevant leadership and/or management qualification.
Degree or equivalent qualification.

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status.

Essential skills and experience

Be able to articulate a vision underpinned by targets and goals aligned with an ability to empower others.
Ability to translate that vision into reality.
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences.
Commitment to high standards, continuous improvement, quality assurance and the development of staff.
Ability to establish a positive ethos and sense of high achievement for all.
Ability to manage change; lead innovations and meet challenges successfully.
Strong negotiating and influencing skills.
Recognise the importance to empathise with the needs of students, parents/carers and staff in a firm, consistent manner.

Employee benefits

£2,000 relocation allowance

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1037 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Excel Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk

School location

Milton Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 6LG