Head of Science

Manor Community Academy, Hartlepool, Teesside

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Job details

Job role Teacher, Leadership
Subject General 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 Monday 25th May 2020
Interview date: TBC
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

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1060 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Manor Community Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email s.smart@northerneducationtrust.org

About Manor Community Academy

Manor Community Academy is located in the north-east of England, in the coastal town of Hartlepool. The academy joined Northern Education Trust in 2015. We are an averaged sized 11 – 16 secondary school (NOR 1048) with an Alternate Resource Provision within the academy.

At Manor Community Academy, we focus on improving the life chances of students in our care and are unashamedly dedicated to helping our young people achieve a strong pass in core academic qualifications, particularly in English and mathematics. The academy follows a one week 25 period timetable with each day split into five periods of 60 minutes each. Students also receive a 20-minute tutor period each day.

Our curriculum is broad and balanced with a strong core at its centre. All students have the opportunity to study a wide range of GCSE and vocational subjects including the EBacc. We want our young people to leave the academy well qualified and also with a unique skill set that will enable them to 'stand out from the crowd’. We believe strongly that our students should be in possession of employability skills that will enable them to pursue exciting careers, attend prestigious universities, complete dynamic apprenticeships and play their own leading roles in regenerating our communities.

At Manor Community Academy, we aim to enrich our students' experience and enjoyment of school and to generate opportunities for students to accrue the cultural capital they will need to be successful. There are a wide range of enrichment activities and events that cater for a variety of students interests and ensure equality of opportunity.

School location

Owton Manor Lane, Hartlepool, Teesside, TS25 3PS