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Head of Science

Malcolm Arnold Academy, Northampton, Northamptonshire

Job details

Job role Leadership
Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary L7 - L10 (£47,707 - £51,311pa

Job summary

Malcolm Arnold Academy is seeking a Head of Science who is aligned with our mission to broaden the horizons of children through the provision of a world class education.

Our True North, as a school is an education that is ambitious, broad and knowledge-rich, and that equips our pupils to live full, rich and successful lives.

We are looking for a leader of Science who loves teaching, has significant subject expertise, knows the powerful knowledge in their subject and thrives on leading effective delivery across all classrooms.
The fundamentals for us are:

Unbeatable learning climate through our Warm:Strict philosophy

Unapologetically high expectations for and of the students in our care

Clear boundaries, rules and routines so students feel safe and calm

Acquisition of powerful knowledge as a goal in itself

Students gaining a knowledge base that is ambitious and empowering.

Rigorous and challenging academic curriculum,

Broad range of sport, art and musical opportunities.

Teachers who are subject experts and make use of evidence-based teaching methods Direct and effective teaching, so knowledge is learnt and remembered

About you

Enthusiastic and highly committed

Have the capacity to generate energy and enthusiasm for learning

Be able to raise achievement through motivating, challenging and inspiring our students

Be a reflective and resilient practitioner

Have a commitment to inclusion

Help foster a culture of high expectations and achievement within the department

Have a commitment to the Trust and school’s ethos and vision

Be able to establish strong relationships with students and staff

Model professional standards across all areas of work

About our Academy

Malcolm Arnold Academy, Church of England School, is an Ofsted rated Good school - in every category (May 2018). We welcome young people from Year 7 through to Year 13.

More of our students than ever before are now heading to some of the country’s top universities, opening up a wealth of new possibilities and helping to raise aspirations and shape characters.

Strong grades, self-confidence and outstanding life experiences gained through our enrichment programme are all hallmarks of a Malcolm Arnold Academy education.

What we can offer you

Full-time – permanent role

Salary of L7-L10

Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme

Excellent provision for your professional and leadership development

Apply now – to complete our on-line application form click on ‘apply for job’. Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed form.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Malcolm Arnold Academy, Church of England School, is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

We are also keen that applicants are allied with our DRET Way; the compass of our Trust and also our MAA Way which describes how we work.

Applying for the job

Please apply by completing our online application form. CV's will not be accepted without a fully completed application.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy, Church of England
Education phase Secondary
School size 1289 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Malcolm Arnold Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@dret.co.uk

About Malcolm Arnold Academy

Malcolm Arnold Academy is a co-educational secondary school based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, for students aged 11-18.

The school takes its name from the legendary composer Sir Malcolm Arnold. Born in Northampton in 1921, he was one of the leading figures in 20th-century classical music and helped to establish the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

School location

Trinity Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JW