Assistant Director of Science, Swinton

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Co-op Academy SwintonSwinton

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Start date: 1st January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS TLR 2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Director of Science MPS + TLR2C - Required for 1st January 2019, a well-qualified, experienced teacher of Science to assist in leading and managing a successful and supportive Science faculty of well qualified staff.  This post offers an ideal opportunity for an experienced leader to develop professionally and to contribute to future whole school improvement.  The post would suit an ambitious, well qualified teacher. The teacher appointed will be an excellent practitioner, able to engage and challenge students to enable them to achieve their best and support and lead the Science faculty.  You will ensure that the highest possible standards in the faculty are met and that all pupils reach their full potential.  The successful candidate must be able to: establish good relationships with students to inspire learning; promote interest in the subjects and ensure high achievement; be able to work well with colleagues in the department and across the school; have commitment and initiative and a ‘can do’ approach, willing to make a contribution to the life of the school and to ensuring that all our students achieve the best possible outcomes.  Applicants must be outstanding and motivated teachers with the drive to deliver results at KS4

An excellent career and professional development offer is also at the heart of the academy’s commitment to you.  In addition you will have the opportunity to link with other Cooperative Academies across the North West.   Our core co-operative values define us.   Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’; 

•   Do what matters most

•   Be yourself, always 

•   Show you care

•   Succeed together 

Co-op Academy Swinton is popular and one of the most improved schools in the country. We are part of the Co-op Academies Trust. Inspected under the new Ofsted inspection framework, we are delighted to have achieved a good judgement in every category and an overall judgement of good in November 2015. We are well on the way to becoming the outstanding school that our community deserves. After recently joining the Trust we continue our drive for excellence, in everything we do, to better our students’ life chances. 

Application forms are available from our academy website: Please return via email to Mrs Carol Robinson at Co-op Academy Swinton:   

Co-op Academy Swinton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.  

Closing date:  Monday 15th October 2018              Interview date:  To be arranged

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More about Co-op Academy Swinton
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sefton Road, Pendlebury, Manchester, Lancashire, M27 6JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 794 6215
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