Head of Science

St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6AF

This job expired on 19 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 May 2022

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£25,714.00 - £41,604.00 Per Annum

Head of Science job summary

Salary: Main Pay Scale/ Upper Pay Scale plus TLR2

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

Interview Date: 23rd May 2022

St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust are seeking to appoint a passionate Head of Science to join their hardworking team of staff.

This role represents an exciting opportunity to work as a key member of a committed and dedicated middle leadership team, and to lead a department where collaboration and teamwork is a real strength. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Science specialist who enjoys a challenge and will inspire and motivate students, generating enthusiasm for learning. You must have the capability to motivate students of all ages and abilities, to inspire and lead your team, driving up standards in teaching and learning. Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to raise attainment at all levels are key aspects of the role.

St Thomas More is a small popular Catholic 11 to 16 High School in the beautiful town of Buxton in Derbyshire; within easy access from Cheshire, Manchester, Staffordshire and Stockport as well as Derbyshire and surrounding areas. St Thomas More is first and foremost a Catholic School – in faith and in our all-embracing philosophy, based on the teaching and values of Jesus Christ. We commit ourselves as a Catholic Community to the development of the whole person and the pursuit of excellence.

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to satisfactory references, which will be requested, prior to interview, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

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About St Thomas More Catholic Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
450 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Being part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust

On 1st September 2018, the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy Trust, part of the Diocese of Nottingham, brought together 25 Catholic schools located in Derby City, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, Nottinghamshire and Stockport together in partnership, to ensure the very best spiritual, social and academic experiences and outcomes for the young people in our schools.

Everything we do is to better the lives and futures of our children, providing access to first-class teaching, both academically and spiritually and we are united by our collective vision to excel.

Why work for the St Ralph Sherwin Multi Academy Trust?

To find out why you should come and join our team, click on the link to our ‘Why work with us?’ brochure.

A summary of our fantastic benefits are as follows:

Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 25 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.
For more information about our Trust and our Academies, please visit www.srscmat.co.uk

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