Head of Science
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Job start date
1 September 2023
24 March 2023 at 9am
15 March 2023
- Key stage 3, Key stage 4
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- Classroom Teacher's Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale
What skills and experience we're looking for
Qualified Teacher Status
Graduate status, with appropriate levels of attainment and qualificationsin science
Excellent subject knowledge
Have a secure knowledge and understanding of the Science curriculumand related pedagogy.
Ability to teach Science to KS3 and KS4
Proven track record as a highly effective classroom teacher
Proven track record of high-quality outcomes at classroom and or facultylevel.
Leadership skills appropriate to the lead role in the delivery of Sciencewithin the school
A passionate interest in all aspects of the subject
An interest in promoting the subject outside the classroom.
Highly professional standards in the classroom and when working withcolleagues.
Energy, enthusiasm and a concern for quality in all aspects of work
A capacity to work successfully as part of a team.
The ability to enthuse, excite and engage students.
An awareness of diversity and inclusion issues, and a determination topromote equal opportunities.
The ability to use assessment data to identify underperformance andadvise reactive strategies within science.
A passion for inclusive education and a drive to ensure every studenthas the opportunity to realise their greatness.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare ofchildren and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to sharethis commitment.
The ability to develop effective working relationship with students.
The ability to command the respect of staff and students alike.
The ability to work as a supportive team member.
Excellent classroom teaching & management skills.
A high degree of organisational ability both in a classroom and duringpractical lessons.
A commitment to continued professional development.
A willingness to share best practice and learn from others.
A commitment to ensuring student progress, by participating in extra curricularactivities.
A desire and willingness to explore innovative methods of curriculumdelivery to capture the imagination of students.
What the school offers its staff
Hawkley Hall is a high performing, heavily oversubscribed, mixedcomprehensive school of around 1180 students.
In April 2018 became the lead school of the Greater ManchesterScience Learning Partnership, part of the DfE funded nationalnetwork, STEM Learning and in February 2019 the school receiveda very positive Ofsted inspection and was graded as good in allareas.
We see successful education as a partnership between parents,students and ourselves. Links with parents are of paramountimportance, with regular and frequent contact via parents’ evenings,reports, newsletters and the school planner contributing to acontinuing dialogue about the education we provide for our children.
The school is situated in the south western part of Wigan, close tothe M6 motorway, in an area of substantial private development. Awild fowl nature reserve borders the school grounds providing anopen attractive outlook to the site.
The Rowan Learning Trust (RLT) was established as a Multi-AcademyTrust in 2012 to maximise potential of all children, students and adults in our schools and to support them in their journey to become outstanding.
Currently the RLT family comprises four schools: two high schools, anall-through alternative provision academy and a primary school.
Together we share a set of common values:
• Mutual respect
• Equality of opportunity
• Individual growth
We believe in an inclusive workplace – one that is built on fairness,merit and respect to help our employees perform to their greatestpotential.
Commitment to safeguarding
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About Hawkley Hall High School
- School type
- Academy, ages 11 to 16
- Education phase
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- School size
- 1162 pupils enrolled
- Age range
- 11 to 16
- Ofsted report
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- School website
- Hawkley Hall High School website (opens in new tab)
- Email address
- Phone number
- 01942 204640
We are an 11 – 16 mixed comprehensive of around 1000 students and 150 staff situated to the west of Wigan. We are a community of students, staff, parents and governors with a common goal. We strive for the highest standards in everything we do. We are proud of our positive, caring ethos based on a set of expectations we call ‘The Hawkley Way’ which has a fundamental principle at its heart; the principle of mutual respect. The students themselves coined the phrase in our code of conduct, ”Treat other people with respect to be respected in turn”. We believe this principle is essential for our happy and successful school community. Hawkley Hall is a special place which has the highest expectations of our students ensuring that they achieve their potential. As an outstanding school, with National Support School and National Teaching School Status, our students and staff are provided with extensive opportunities. Our success is built on core values of mutual respect as well as a clear understanding of the conditions required for effective learning. We have sustained our success because the following foundations are in place: clear expectations of effort and behaviour highly effective pastoral support a culture of academic success and progress high quality teaching effective opportunities for student leadership to be developed excellent buildings and resources that enhance learning a broad and balanced curriculum Our commitment to providing the best possible education means we are never satisfied and are always looking for opportunities to improve. We place high value on development and research and as a result we attract the best teachers and support staff. We are always open to visitors and would be happy to welcome you into school so you can appreciate the Hawkley Way.
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