This job expired on 9 October 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

54,816 - 60,488

What skills and experience we're looking for

Outwood Academy Acklam is looking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic andinspirational Head of Science to lead our amazing Science Department.

Outwood Academy Acklam is looking for someone with a passion for science, a competent leader to drive a team of committed colleagues. An excellent knowledge and understanding of the subject is essential. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’.

Outwood Academy Acklam is looking for someone who is not only a great teacher with a passion for science education, but can lead and develop a team of committed colleagues in providing the best possible outcomes for our students. An excellent knowledge and understanding of the subject is essential, as is the ability to further develop quality first teaching though a strong curriculum model. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘students first’.

The Science Department has a wide range of teaching experiences from which we all benefit. It is housed in six specialist laboratories and three hybrid teaching laboratories. All three sciences are strong and popular at Outwood Academy Acklam, with pupils regularly achieving the highest grades from a wide variety of socio-economic backgrounds. We have excellent practical teaching resources and two wonderful technicians to support your practice.

What the school offers its staff

Outwood Academy Acklam, which was the first Outwood school in Teesside, has over 1150 students on roll. At its latest inspection, it was judged to be a GOOD school with OUTSTANDING leadership. We are a diverse and vibrant 11-16 academy, based in the friendly, north-east town of Middlesbrough.

We are a welcoming and supportive academy, with a relentless determination to provide the very best education for every child. We place students at the centre of everything we do, with a focus on creating a culture of success and a positive climate for learning. In a beautiful setting, enjoy the state-of-the-art facilities that the academy has to offer.

The diverse nature of our student population means we need someone with pace, presence and personality, who is willing to fully immerse themselves in all aspects of Academy life.

We have the highest of expectations for our students, in order to continue to raise standards, within the Academy. In recent years our pastoral support structure has evolved and now includes significantly more colleagues to fully support and meet the needs of our students.

Our ambition for students and improving their life chances is central to all we do as we live and breathe the mantra of “Students First.” We are ACKLAM, where we aspire to embody the values below, raising standards and transforming lives through:

A - Accepting of others

C - Celebrate Success

K - Kind

L- Listen

A- Always the best we can be

M - My best life

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About Outwood Academy Acklam

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1159 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01642 818200

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.johnson@acklam.outwood.com.

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