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Curriculum Director of Science

Curriculum Director of Science

Haberdashers' Knights Academy


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C1 - 8 (£47,434 - £59,881)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
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5 October 2017

Job overview

We wish to appoint an exceptional science practitioner who will use their experience, extensive subject knowledge and vision to deliver ambitious and high quality learning and teaching opportunities.

This is a truly exciting opportunity for an existing or aspiring head of science to take on a new role taking the delivery of science one step further in the Academy and, as part of a Curriculum Directors’ leadership team, across the Federation.

In this role, you will lead the science department to make a real impact, developing innovative learning opportunities for students to enable them to achieve outstanding outcomes.

The value and status we give to the role of Curriculum Director is reflected in: 

- an enhanced curriculum directors’ pay scale; 

- a timetable commitment of 50%; 

- an opportunity to contribute to curriculum development across the Federation as part of the Curriculum Directors’ Group; 

- an enhanced professional development programme.

Our goal is that through this role and the associated development opportunities, a successful Curriculum Director will ultimately be equipped to move directly into a vice principal position.

If you feel that this position is of interest and you have the right experience, skills and are ready for fresh challenges, with the ambition to make a real impact then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete the application form and supporting documents found on our website at

About Haberdashers' Knights Academy

Haberdashers’ Knights Academy is a vibrant, diverse 11–18 school community with a relentless focus on high expectations and aspirations. We serve the families of the local community in the London Boroughs of Lewisham and Bromley and are part of the Haberdashers’ Academies Trust South, a well-established multi-academy trust of four secondary and five primary schools in southeast London and Kent with over 6000 students and 600 staff. The scale of expertise and leadership across our Trust gives us enormous capacity. It is this capacity that has resulted in the success of the Trust and allows us to mount new ventures and allows our staff to take on new opportunities and rapid development trajectories.

Haberdashers’ Academies Trust South is a multi-academy trust with five primary and four secondary schools in and around south-east London.   Our mission is for all of our children and young people to be successful at school so that they flourish in their lives. We will only be able to achieve this ambition if we are a great employer who can attract, retain and develop great staff.

Every School an Excellent School

It is the Trust’s vision for all of our schools to be excellent schools. Our mission is to ensure that every one of our children and young people flourishes at school so that they can be successful in their lives.

Our three main objectives are:

  • Excellent outcomes for all children and young people so that they can be successful in   their next steps and future lives;
  • To be regarded as a great employer, attracting, retaining and developing the best staff;
  • To be the Trust of choice and a welcome presence in our communities.

Joining Haberdashers’ Academies Trust South at any point in your career will be a rewarding and fulfilling experience. You will be part of a driven team that spans nine schools and a central services team in South East London and Kent, who are all resolute in their aim to make our schools excellent places to learn and work. We offer an attractive benefits package, plenty of professional development opportunities and a focus on career growth. You will also experience a flexible and supportive work environment with a focus on health and wellbeing, and a culture of openness and respect.

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