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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    17 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4



Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

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Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Applications are invited for an enthusiastic and ambitious Head of Science.

The Academy is part of the All Saints Multi Academy Trust and works closely with its sister schools, Hope Academy, The Academy of St. Nicholas and The Academy of St Francis of Assisi. There is a trust wide commitment to improve, accelerate and enable ambitious life goals amongst all young people in their academies.

The successful candidate must share these values and have the skills, expertise, and determination to translate them into reality. You will join a school and trust committed to your personal development with access to 21st Century CPD opportunities so that you can continue to grow as a professional.

We are determined that the successful candidate will have:

·A passion for teaching Science. All specific scientific disciples will be considered. ·Reliable evidence of very good to outstanding teaching with a focus on raising student achievement at KS3 and KS4 (KS5 desirable). ·Impact on improving outcomes for a wide range of students. A passion for making a difference for young people in the city of Liverpool.

What the school offers its staff

St Margarets Church of England Academy is an ambitious and progressive 11-18 Academy in Liverpool with approximately 1000 students on roll. St Margarets has a long standing reputation in Liverpool for delivering high quality, Christian education and, as an all boys academy with a mixed sixth form, St Margarets attracts young people from across Liverpool and remains popular choice for parents and young people alike.

St Margarets Church of England Academy is committed to ensuring that every student makes the most of their potential, ensuring that every person within our community can flourish & thrive. The Academy is working hard to ensure that the highest quality of teaching, with bespoke CPD for all staff is in place, that there is the best possible student support, and the most appropriate and innovative curriculum is embedded.

The Academy is part of the All Saints Multi Academy Trust. All Saints Multi Academy Trust is a joint Church of England and Catholic Academy trust, making it incredibly unique. The trust comprises of four secondary schools and one primary school, with five primary schools set to transfer into the trust before the end of the academic year. There is a trust wide commitment to improve, accelerate and enable ambitious life goals amongst all young people in their academies. The headteachers within the trust work closely together to innovate share good practice and most importantly support each other through various networks and opportunities. The trust has a strong central team who support each academy and headteacher with key functions, which allows the headteachers to focus on school improvement and improving standards for the young people that they serve.

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 St Margaret's Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1026 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

“A safe and friendly place to learn”: Ofsted, quoting students, 2019; “The distinctiveness and effectiveness of St Margaret’s as a Church of England school are outstanding”: SIAMS, 2017.

Located in the southern suburbs of Liverpool, St Margaret’s is an oversubscribed 11-18 Church of England boys’ converter Academy with a large mixed Sixth Form. The school enjoys an enviable reputation; attainment is consistently above national averages

St Margaret’s is unequivocally committed to the highest standards of safeguarding. We are also committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Arranging a visit to St Margaret's Church of England Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitmentapplications@allsaintsmat.org.

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