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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L7 to L11

What skills and experience we're looking for

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Head of Science to lead our dynamic department. The department consistently achieves above national results, achieving record results in 2021/22 with 74% achieving at least 2 grade 4 or above, in science and consistently positive progress in our expanding triple science groups.

What the school offers its staff

The Science Department at Outwood Grange Academy is a large and thriving department. Our team of 18 science teachers deliver high quality lessons in specialist labs all contained within a purpose-built building . This is supported by our brilliant team of 4 technicians. At GCSE we follow the AQA specification delivering both the separate science and the Trilogy Combined Science curriculum. We also have a large and expanding post 16 where we deliver all 3 A level Sciences alongside Btec Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Science.

As a member of the Outwood Family you will share our vision of “Students First” and be able to work collaboratively with our network of outstanding heads of science and senior leaders . You will be supported on your journey by our Directors of Science.

OGAT are proud to be a part of the National Institute of Teaching (NIoT) hosting its North and East campus as Outwood Academy Redcar and Outwood Academy Adwick. The NIoT identifies best practice in education, in order to develop cutting-edge, evidence-based teacher training and professional development programmes. OGAT colleagues will benefit from the work of the institute, which draws on the expertise of some of the most outstanding school leaders in education today.

If you would like a conversation about the position please contact Diane Kershaw, Regional Director of Science by email at d.kershaw@outwood.com or Nimisha Sheriff, Director of Science by email at n.sheriff@outwood.com who will be happy to assist.

Commitment to safeguarding

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are made in accordance with safer recruitment practices and the statutory guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education. Online checks will be carried out on all shortlisted candidates, and all appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and checks regarding suitability to work with children.

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About Outwood Grange Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
2022 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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