Director of Science, Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Delta Academies TrustWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L13 – L17 (£55,201 - £60,895)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you have the ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for our young people?

Do you want to work in a forward-thinking and aspirational academy group that places learning at the heart of everything it does?

Delta Academies Trust is a learning institution where difference is recognised and understood, diversity is celebrated and encouraged, strengths are promoted and developed, and weaknesses are supported and overcome.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Director of Science to work within the core improvement team of educational professionals.  You will be responsible for working with a number of heads of departments across two or three different academies and supporting science academies in partner trusts covering schools across the Hull, Grimsby and Doncaster areas and schools on the A1/M1 corridor. 

Working closely within a team of Subject Directors, as well as with the senior leadership teams of each academy, you will provide challenge and support to ensure that academies secure rapid and sustainable improvement in your subject area.

It is desirable for the successful candidate to have examiner experience knowledge and understanding of the Ofsted inspection process, and be able to take a strategic lead on a day-to-day basis to respond to the particular needs and context which may range from leading at a strategic level or running a department.  Accreditation of AST / SLE status or similar AST / SLE work experience would be an advantage along with strong organisational and highly effective planning skills, applicants with experience of working at Senior Leadership level are encouraged to apply.

You will be an outstanding teacher, with a track record of excellent results and will have the potential to embed good practice and build capacity. We require a colleague who is committed to high standards of learning and student progress, who can help our students to reach their potential.

For an informal chat about this position, please call Nic Atkinson, Executive Director of Science, on 07967 680310.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk

Closing Date:   Monday 21 October 2019 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held on Thursday 24 October 2019

Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.



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