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.
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
If you would like a conversation about the position please contact Diane Kershaw, Regional Director
of Science by email at email@example.com or Nimisha Sheriff, Director of
Science by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
who will be happy to assist.
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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