Head of Science

Manor Community Academy, Hartlepool, Teesside


Job details

Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Lead Practitioners range 7 to Lead Practitioners range 11, £47,707 to £52,643

Job summary

Are you a Teacher of Science ready to transform student outcomes? Are you someone who is outcomes focussed and child centred? Can you inspire students?
Northern Education Trust – Manor Academy would like to present you with a truly exceptional opportunity to play a key role in shaping the provision of secondary education within our ambitious and wonderful academy. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and ambitious practitioner who has the drive and capacity to lead a department and continue the upward trend in improving outcomes.
Manor Academy is an inclusive school. We strive to provide an educational experience which focuses upon academic success, enjoyment and participation and engenders a sense of community and belonging.
Manor Academy is part of Northern Education Trust, a nationally recognised and trusted Multi Academy Trust with vast experience of school improvement.
In April 2016, we moved into a brand new, purpose-built building which has allowed us to further secure outstanding learning opportunities for our students. This is an exciting time for our academy, and we seek to appoint staff who share our passion and vision for our young people.
The successful candidate will:
Be an outstanding teacher with the motivation and capacity to become an outstanding leader. The successful candidate will have a clear vision of how to improve standards in Science.
Be able to lead and motivate young people and colleagues.
Be resilient, hard-working, committed to finding solutions and someone who is whole heartedly focussed on transforming student outcomes.
What can you expect from us in return:
● An excellent opportunity for rapid career progression both within the Academy and the Trust.
● A Principal and ambitious leadership team with exceptionally high expectations and a clear vision for the Academy.
● High quality new academy building and facilities.
● Students with a thirst for learning and success.
For further information or if you would like to visit our academy please contact the Business Manager, Mrs Sarah Smart s.smart@northerneducationtrust.org or telephone on 01429 288338.
Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 12th February 2020
Interview date: TBC w/c 24th February 2020
The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our students

Essential educational requirements

1 Use of a variety of teaching styles and approaches
2 Experience of managing, motivating and developing staff
3 Up to date knowledge in the curriculum area
4 Understanding of the strategies needed to establish consistently high aspirations and rates of progress
5 A knowledge of the Teaching Standards
6 Knowledge of strategies that promote a positive climate for learning
7 To make use of ICT as a tool for teaching and learning
8 Excellent classroom teacher, or has the capacity to become one
9 The ability to deliver engaging and
motivating lessons to students across both Key Stages
10 Ability to develop appropriate learning resources and to contribute to the departments Schemes of Work
11 Effective and systematic behaviour management
12 Strategic thinker who tailors lessons to student needs
13 Understands and interprets complex data to drive student attainment.

Essential qualifications

1 Degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject
2 Qualified Teacher Status by start date
3 Teaching or teaching practice across a range of age and ability.

Essential skills and experience

1 Genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every student
2 Promote positive relationships in order to fulfil the potential of every student
3 Good communication, planning and organisational skills
4 To work as a team supporting department members in developing and sharing good practice
5 Pleasant and friendly manner
6 Polite and punctual
7 Reliable
8 A commitment to working as part of the whole academy team and supporting the vision and aims of the academy.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1039 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Manor Community Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email s.smart@northerneducationtrust.org

About Manor Community Academy

School location

Owton Manor Lane, Hartlepool, Teesside, TS25 3PS