Head of Science

The Cedars Academy, Leicester, Leicestershire


Job details

Subjects Chemistry, Biology, Physics
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,720 to £39,406

Job summary

• To provide strategic leadership and effective line management for the Science department.
• To secure high quality teaching and the effective use of resources to ensure that expected standards are met, maintained and exceeded.
• To oversee an appropriate environment to aid quality teaching and learning.
• To ensure high levels of engagement with staff, students, parents and wider learning communities.

Essential educational requirements

First Degree or equivalent
Evidence of contributing to continuing professional development

Essential qualifications

Qualified teacher status

Essential skills and experience

Outstanding classroom practitioner (experience of KS3,4 & 5)
Experience of transition/partnership work
Experience of teaching to AS/A Level
Experience of working with parents and external agencies
Experience of policy review, development and implementation.
ICT proficiency
Experience of implementing systems and processes to monitor and evaluate learning and teaching

Employee benefits

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead the Science Department at an exciting time, in their brand new state of the art facility, which is part of the academy's £5.6 million Priority School Build Project. This new block will greatly enhance the learning experience of our pupils, leading hopefully to improved outcomes
Free beverages
Free off road parking
Annual flu immunisation
Free counselling service
Free summer social event
CPD opportunities

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 919 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website The Cedars Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email hrenquiries@thecedarsacademy.org.uk

School location

Wanlip Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 4GH