Subject Leader of Science

Richard Rose Central Academy, Carlisle, Cumbria

Job details

Subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics
Working pattern Will consider full-time, part-time, job share
Salary £25,805 to £42,290 per year (full-time equivalent)

Job summary

Are you ambitious for all our young people and their life chances? Would you like to benefit from superb professional development opportunities and to work in one of the best equipped schools in the county? If so, then we would be very interested in hearing from you and supporting you in a relocation to the Lake District.

The Role

We are seeking to recruit a professional, enthusiastic and experienced Subject Leader of Science on a permanent basis. The ideal candidate will be able to lead the Science department from both a curriculum and people management point of view.

We want you to be part of our professional, supportive and friendly team. We have been rated as ‘Good’ by Ofsted which shows that we are an ambitious and rapidly improving Academy. It also gives us some further insight into how we can continue to work towards becoming an Outstanding school. The full report from the most recent inspection can be found on our website.

We are an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working practices, part time or a job share if they will benefit you and the students of the Academy.

Essential educational requirements

A degree is required for this post.

Essential qualifications

A teaching qualification is essential for this post.

Essential skills and experience

Experience is essential for this post

Employee benefits


Central Academy is part of the United Learning Group. Being part of United Learning, one of the leading school groups in the country, we offer unrivalled career development opportunities and support to ensure you achieve your ambitions. United Learning has teamed up with Perkbox to offer you over 250 exclusive benefits, all through their easy-to-access platform and mobile app. Featuring a huge range of perks from discounted cinema tickets and holidays, to money off meals out at restaurants and savings on food, gym memberships, technology and clothes shopping. They also offer salary sacrifice schemes such as Cycle to Work – which offer tax and NI savings on new bikes.

United Learning and the Academy are equally ambitious as we strive to bring out ‘The best in everyone’.

If you would like to have an informal discussion or tour of the Academy, please contact Linda Farish, Principal’s PA, on 01228 822060 or at

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 842 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Richard Rose Central Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Richard Rose Central Academy

School location

Victoria Place, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 1LY