Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

39272.00 - 60042.00

Head of Science job summary

“Science is the key that unlocks the mysteries of the universe and empowers us to shape the world we live in” - Jennifer Doudna Noble Prize-winning biochemist.

Are you an inspiring leader, who can guide and develop your team in their working practice? Can you also inspire students to increase their enjoyment of Science and obtain improved outcomes? If so, we want to hear from you.

We have a vacancy for a committed and motivated Head of Science to lead and make a difference to a very successful and well-resourced faculty. 

We think that our Academy is a great place to develop as a teacher and leader. Don’t just take our word for it, here’s a direct quote from our last staff wellbeing survey: “This workplace is highly supportive, and the leadership have the best intentions to support you, and to do their best to help you grow. “

Here at Sir Christopher Hatton Academy we provide an education with character, encompassing our core values of Excellence, Aspiration, Achievement, Inspiration and Community to ensure that all our students are flourishing and prepared for the tests of life, not just a life of tests.

If you are already established at this level, and a strong candidate for this role, we may be willing to discuss further pay and development opportunities. For more information, or to arrange a visit, please contact Mr Alastair Mitchell, Co-Principal on  To apply for this post, please go to  


Closing date for receipt of applications: 9.00am Monday 20th May 2024


Education without limits; Integrity at all times


Hatton Academies Trust are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from appropriately qualified persons regardless of gender, race, religion, disability or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced Disclosure Bureau Service check and any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references. 


Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Sir Christopher Hatton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1423 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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