Due to internal promotion within
the Trust, applications are invited for an enthusiastic and ambitious Head of Science to join our team.
We are determined that the
successful candidate will have:
- A passion for working with young
- A passion for making a difference
for young people in our Hope community.
The HOD will be responsible for
standards and achievement within the curriculum area. The HOD will act as
Leader of the curriculum area and take specific responsibility for teaching and
learning within all key stages, together with the monitoring, tracking and
intervention strategies for the entire curriculum area.
As the leader of Science, you will
play an important role in the leadership of the Academy, particularly in
relation to raising standards and ensuring high quality teaching and learning.
All HODs should actively follow and
promote the mission, policies and standards of the Academy which require:
- Supporting the ethos of the Academy which enables students to
experience, develop and practise Christian values and living.
- Displaying an enthusiasm for your subjects which motivates and supports
- Displaying flair and creativity in engaging, enthusing and challenging
groups of students.
- Using your own classes as examples of high quality teaching and learning where
students are enthusiastic and respond positively to challenge and high
- Being fully committed to raising standards and improving the life
chances of all our students.
- Creating a culture which celebrates the positive and encourages all
kinds of achievement.
Ensuring consultation, good
communication and working in partnership with others.
Hope Academy is an 11-16 Christian Academy which stands at the centre
of our local community. Serving the Archdiocese and Diocese of Liverpool, we
are inspired by Jesus’ example of servant leadership. Therefore, at Hope
Academy we follow in the footsteps of Christ in everything that we do. Our
mission is to deliver high quality education by working together to inspire
excellence guided by Christian values. As a Christian Academy, we consider the
spiritual and social development of our young people to be as important as
their academic success. Jesus asked us to love one another as he loved us, so
we ensure that we celebrate and develop the uniqueness of every individual.
Guided by the Holy Spirit, we live by our core values of
- Courage - Ambition - Hope
values ensure that - as a community - we care for ourselves and one another.
Our team of teachers and support staff are dedicated to making a
difference to the lives of our students by ‘serving one another through love’
and we do this by offering a wide, varied and challenging curriculum throughout
all key stages. Our students engage with a range of extra-curricular activities
in order to develop their wider passions and enhance their Academy life. We
believe that all our students have something wonderful to offer and we work
passionately to nurture these talents, making sure that all members of our Hope
Community have the opportunity to live our vision of serving others
Hope Academy enjoys a magnificent building surrounded by spacious
grounds. There is every opportunity for students to succeed, as we have
outstanding facilities which include advanced science laboratories, a recording
studio and photography studio, a fully equipped technology suite and a
state-of-the-art gym. Students benefit from spacious and stylish surroundings
and can enjoy social interaction in both indoor and outdoor situations.
Our Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo safeguarding checks appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Trust is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.
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