Leader of Science (Years 1 to 8)
Required September 2019
You are a dynamic and inspirational Head of Science looking for your next career step, you have the drive, passion and determination to really make things happen. You have a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of the children and young people you teach. You can pick any school you like... so why would you come here?
Let us have the chance to show you. When you step into our dynamic and innovative school it is immediately obvious how much every single pupil enjoys being here. Pick a pupil to tell you what they love about the school - that is how confident we are that we are one of the best schools to further your teaching career. Once you step in the doors for a visit you will want to become a teacher here!
Biggleswade Academy is an independent, state-funded Academy providing truly comprehensive education and wrap-around care for children aged 2-13. We provide statutory mainstream education for around 950 pupils as well as giving approximately 370 session places at the Academy Pre-school.
All of our teachers deliver high-quality learning experiences for our pupils and help us develop a truly 21st Century Curriculum where high standards and expectations are a must.
We are looking to appoint a Leader of Science who has proven experience as a leader, either as Head of Department or a teacher with additional responsibilities. Someone who is confident in their abilities to inspire and engage pupils and other teaching staff to achieve their best. You must have excellent classroom practices and a love of teaching. This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your abilities and knowledge whilst working in a supportive environment in conjunction with other very dedicated and professional staff. The successful candidate will lead by example and inspire others whilst offering the right level of support and challenge to colleagues.
If you have the genuine passion and enthusiasm to join our dynamic team and don’t want to settle for second best - we want to hear from you! We offer an organisation committed to innovation and professional development where you will have a chance to grow and have a genuine impact upon the improvement and advancement of the Academy.
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2A
Closing Date: 26th April 2019
Interviews w/c: 29th April 2019
For more details, to arrange a visit, or to submit your completed application form please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Biggleswade Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS (Disclosure Barring Service).