Learning Director of Science

Harrogate High School, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 4AP

4 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    6 May 2022

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£25,714 - £41,604 per annum

Learning Director of Science job summary

MPS / UPS plus TLR 1.2 (£10,200)

At Harrogate High School, we firmly believe that it is our moral imperative to work hard to give our children and young people the best possible education and the very best start in life. Our shared goal across the Trust is to transform the lives of our students, staff and community and to inspire each other to keep on developing, improving and simply being curious about all aspects of education.

Required from September 2022, we are looking for an exceptional leader, who is an outstanding classroom practitioner, has a positive track record of significant impact in an outside of the classroom, has management experience and is able to further develop the science curriculum and teaching staff within it.

At the core of the department is the belief that the delivery of practical science, both in the classroom and as part of extra-curricular activities, is core to ensuring that our students develop a love of science and truly experience the wonder and awe that science has to offer.
To be the successful candidate you will:
• Demonstrate a passion about the learning and achievement of all students;
• Strong understanding of the Science curriculum at all key stages of learning;
• Have excellent, well-developed interpersonal skills;
• Have a strong commitment to inclusion, diversity and flexible working practices;
• Be truly ambitious for our vibrant School and Trust and for each and every student within it.

We offer:
• A great school with committed staff and motivated students
• Training and development
• Free on-site parking
• Employee Assistance Programme

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

For further information, please download an application pack from https://www.harrogatehighschool.co.uk/our-school/vacancies/. Completed applications must be returned to recruitment@nsat.org.uk. Please note CVs will not be accepted.
Closing date: 9am on Friday 20 May 2022
Interviews to be held: w/c 23 May 2022
Harrogate High School 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 requires an enhanced DBS Criminal check.

Additional allowances

TLR1.2 £10,200

Applying for the job

Completed applications must be returned to recruitment@nsat.org.uk. Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Harrogate High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
666 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Harrogate High School is a thriving 11-19 state-maintained independent academy to the North East of Harrogate with approximately 600 students.
We are a friendly, inclusive school small enough to give every student our personal care and attention, but large enough to provide a good breadth and quality of education. We place learning first for all our students, providing good quality teaching and a flexible curriculum within a culture of mutual respect and responsibility. We strongly believe that this is the key to raising the achievement of all our young people.

We are proud of our

Sustained academic improvements and creative curriculum.
Superb new facilities enabling all students to enjoy excellent learning environments.
Flexible curriculum and innovative teaching.
Personalised approach to personal development and well-being.
Shaping our future programme including outstanding careers advice and guidance.
Excellent transition programmes at every key stage and beyond.
Collective responsibility towards our own and wider community.

Arranging a visit to Harrogate High School

If you are interested in a visit to school for a walk round please contact Emma Power, PA to Head of School .

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