Head of Science Newbridge High School, Coalville, Leicestershire

Job description

Are you a motivated Teacher of Science looking for a position where you can lead a dynamic department with excellent facilities?
We are looking for an innovative subject specialist who is passionate about Science and will build upon students’ skills, whilst inspiring and motivating them. The successful candidate must be dedicated, resilient, organised and totally committed to driving standards and raising achievement through the delivery of outstanding lessons.
The successful candidate will join the Trust at an important and exciting time for education in the area, as the secondary schools in the Trust apply to become 11-16 schools, collaboratively extending their provision to teach Key Stage 4 as well as Key Stage 3.
In return we can offer strong leadership and an investment in your professional development that will build on your potential. Experienced teachers are encouraged to apply.

We are looking for someone who:
• has high professional standards
• is able to deliver lessons to Key Stage 3 and 4 students
• is a highly motivated leader and manager able to inspire others
• a strong teacher who is able to plan and deliver innovative and inspirational lessons that engage students
• able to contribute to the school’s extra-curricular activities
• is committed to raising the achievement of all learners by ensuring teaching across the curriculum is of the highest quality
• is able to make positive relationships with staff, students, parents and the wider community
Within the Apollo Partnership Trust, our Academies passionately believe in giving young people the very best Education and the chance to progress and develop themselves through the wide opportunities we offer. We have high expectations and aspirations for all students and staff within our Trust and we expect excellence throughout.
Beyond the classroom we offer many clubs, activities and opportunities to develop a range of skills, nurture existing talents and offer a chance to try new things; which not only help make new friends but benefit the mind and promote a healthier lifestyle.
Our motto is ‘Excellence Through Partnership’. We strongly believe our collaborative approach ensures staff are part of a family of academies, with the highest educational and operational expertise to ensure the very best education, support and guidance to our students across the group.
We are proud of all of our academies. We actively seek to maintain and develop both individual academy identity and characteristics. Our secondary schools in the Trust are in the early stages of embarking upon the exciting journey of age range change and the successful candidate will be an integral part of the journey.

Essential educational requirements

• Qualified teacher status
• Degree or equivalent

Essential qualifications

• Qualified teacher status
• Degree or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

The essential skills & attributes required for the role can be found on the full Personnel Specification upon the Apollo Partnership Trust Website.

Employee benefits

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to:
• work with other local academies and schools
• support highly motivated and responsive students/pupils
• become part of a thriving, successful and dedicated Multi-Academy Trust with a fantastically supportive team of colleagues
• work in smart and stimulating learning environments with high specification equipment and technology
• to have access to extensive staff benefits, details of which can be found: http://www.apollopartnershiptrust.uk/why-join-us/

About Newbridge High School

Forest Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3SJ
Newbridge High School website (opens in a new window)