Director of Science
£22917 to £38632 + TLR1B
Required for January 2019
Forge Valley School is an 11-18 Academy sponsored by Tapton School Academy Trust. Our school ethos is founded on the principal that ambition and endeavour are key components in achieving success. Currently serving around 1250 pupils, our new, purpose-built, £27 million learning environment has excellent facilities to help us deliver our curriculum.
We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and innovative Director of Science to join us in January 2019. We are looking for a creative and ambitious leader who shares our belief that all pupils can achieve and be successful. The key focus of this role will be to drive standards and attainment across the whole curriculum area and to monitor and support both the pupils and staff. We are looking for a colleague who will develop and enhance the teaching practice of this dedicated and hardworking team of teachers whilst being accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject. You will have experience of leading a team and have a proven track record of delivering good and outstanding teaching.
We believe this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious and well-motivated teacher to join the school at this exciting time. The successful candidate will be required to teach Science to the full range of pupils at Key Stage 3 & 4. Experience of teaching or a desire to teach at KS5 is essential.
· passionate about teaching and learning?
· an excellent practitioner with a positive attitude?
· an outstanding and innovative teacher?
· able to teach across a range of ages and abilities?
· a firm believer in the potential of all pupils?
We can offer you:
· the opportunity for professional growth
· first class continuing professional development opportunities
· a modern, £27 million, state of the art working environment
· access to an on-site gym which is free to staff members
Forge Valley is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Candidates must converse at ease with members of the public and students and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential to the role.
For further information, to visit the school or to request an application pack, please contact:-
Lorna Jennings – PA to Headteacher
Forge Valley School, Wood Lane, Sheffield, S6 5HG
Telephone: 0114 234 8805
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PLEASE NOTE ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED ON THE TAPTON ACADEMY TRUST APPLICATION FORM AND SUBMITTED TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS ABOVE
Closing date: Friday 28 September 2018 – 12 noon