Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

This role requires an energetic and dedicated leader, who can make a significant contribution to our school community by providing a strategic vision for Science. The successful candidate will have excellent subject knowledge and the ability to lead by inspiring and developing colleagues and students. As a Leader of Learning the successful candidate will need to ensure that provision for Science is broad and balancedmeeting the needs of all pupils. Being well-informed on current educational developments and initiatives is imperative.

The Science faculty is made up of thirteen members of staff with a variety of teaching experience. We use coaching practices to continually improve our teaching and learning so the successful candidate will need the ability to support staff at all levels. The faculty uses a collaborative approach to trial and then embed new initiatives that will drive student progress. Practical science work underpins teaching in the faculty and there are 7 labs to support students’ learning.

What the school offers its staff

Required - Leader of Learning for Science + TLR2B

Start Date:January 2024

Salary:MPS / UPS+TLR2b

Location:Witton Park Academy, Blackburn

Contract type:Full Time

Contract term:Permanent

At Witton Park, our guiding principles are simple yet powerful:

  • Children come first and are at the heart of all we do
  • Positive relationships underpin all of our work
  • High expectations and no barriers – everybody can achieve.

If our principles resonate with you, and you are seeking a new challenge, we’d be delighted to receive your application for the vacancy that has arisen in our Science faculty. We are looking for an outstanding classroom teacher and leader, to take-up the post of Leader of Learning for Science.

Further details about the role

We welcome visits to the school or informal conversations. Please contact Sarah Matts, Associate Assistant Headteacher,if you wish to take advantage of this

Closing date:Thursday 28 September 2023

Interviews:w.c 2nd October 2023

Witton Park Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates and appointments will be subject to satisfactory DBS and Employment checks.

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About Witton Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1240 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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