Director of Science, Essex

Closing date:

The Ramsey AcademyEssex

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Start date: September 2019 or ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR plus TLR1D £7,853
Contract term: Permanent

"A Good school where all leaders and managers have high ambitions for the students, ensuring every student has the opportunity to achieve as well as they can" - Ofsted 2015.

Are you interested in joining one of the most improved schools in Essex and Nationally?

Positive Progress 8 scores and above National average value added scores for Science for the last four years.

We are seeking to appoint a passionate and highly motivated individual who will contribute to the continued improvements in the Science Department results in recent years. The appointed person will join an ambitious and successful Department and be supported by two Deputy Curriculum Leaders and a team of experienced teachers and technicians. You will play a significant role leading the continued development of a 'five year' curriculum, designed with the intention to challenge and enthuse students and lead the strategic planning for the Department.

The Science Department offers Triple Science and Combined Science options.

The Academy is seeking to appoint:

  • an outstanding practitioner and leader who is ready for the next step to further develop their leadership skills with ambitions to progress to Senior Leadership
  • an experienced practitioner with proven track record of leadership experience to enthuse and guide a proactive department
  • a dynamic and inspiring leader to work collaboratively with the Senior Leadership Team to enthuse students about Science, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team within the Academy to provide an outstanding educational experience for the students
  • an individual who wishes to be innovative in the design and development of the Science curriculum and play a strategic role in the development of the Academy
  • a leader committed to the importance of Science in transforming students' understanding and application of knowledge to raise their aspirations
  • a leader committed to giving students extra-curricular opportunities.

The Academy can offer:

  • strong support in personalised professional development as a Science teacher and Middle Leader within a successful Curriculum Area
  • support for SLE accreditation for suitable candidate
  • opportunity to support the development of new teachers via Mid Essex ITT.

To discuss the post further or arrange a visit to the Academy please contact Catherine Downes via email:

Closing Date: 10th December 2018, Midday
Interview Date: January 2019

The Ramsey Academy
Colne Road, Halstead, Essex, CO9 2HR
Tel: 01787 472481  Email:

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More about The Ramsey Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Colne Road, Halstead, Essex, CO9 2HR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1787 472481
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