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  • Closing date

    7 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 November 2023

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£49,884, £57,514 (L1-L7)

Head of Science job summary

Job Title: Head of Science

Hours: 37.5hrs per week

Salary: £49,884, £57,514 (L1-L7)

Responsible to: Senior Leadership Team

General requirements

  • Show the ability to be a/or become an excellent classroom practitioner
  • Have high expectations of students in terms of learning, achievement and behaviour.
  • Have enthusiasm for developing innovative and creative approaches to learning, teaching and student participation
  • Have a sound subject knowledge which they can utilise to challenge all pupils
  • Have a clear understanding of the latest curriculum and pedagogical developments in Science
  • Have an ability to engage and motivate pupils
  • Have a commitment to support our enrichment programme by facilitating co-curricular clubs

Main Duties

  • To ensure all students are consistently and effectively supported to make outstanding academic progress in Science through outstanding teaching and effective intervention and catch-up strategies. 

  • Ensure an aspirational culture within the Science department and promotes high expectations and aspirations for all students.  

  • To develop effective assessment practices and procedures within the Science department. 

  • Improve the high expectations of students in the Science department. 

  • Improve the high expectations of students in Science homework by increase in completion between classes and students in the department;  

  • Reward students for their hard work throughout the year and increase their love for Science; 

  • Establish short, medium and long-term plans for the development and resourcing of Science through thorough and honest self-evaluation;

In return we are offering a highly attractive salary, along with the benefits of being part of United Learning, opportunities to share good practice and collaborate with colleagues across every phase of education.

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About Irlam and Cadishead Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
682 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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