Head of Department - Science, Isle of Wight

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Ryde AcademyIsle of Wight

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS1 – UPS3 plus TLR 1A (£10,151)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

MPS1 – UPS3 plus TLR 1A (£10,151)

Easter 2019

An outstanding Head of Department for Science is required for our rapidly improved academy which was judged as good by Ofsted in November 2016. You’ll be working with 'Principal of the Year’, Joy Ballard in our multi-million-pound school building.

The successful candidate must be an excellent practitioner who is able to lead by example and inspire others.

If you feel you have the skills and determination to make a difference and to help and transform the lives of young people on the Island, we would like to hear from you.

Based on the Isle of Wight, Ryde Academy is an 11 to 18 years Secondary Academy and is sponsored by the Academies Enterprise Trust (AET). Ofsted Inspectors recognised Ryde Academy as a "rapidly improving school" which "students are extremely proud to attend" and "staff feel well supported."

Known as the “Garden Isle” because of its beautiful landscape, unspoilt beaches, rugged coastline and beautiful countryside, the Isle of Wight is a perfect location to live and work. Ryde Academy is also easily commutable from the south coast with excellent transport links in Ryde to both Portsmouth and Southsea.

As the sponsor, AET believes that all young people deserve to become world-class learners – to learn, enjoy, succeed and thrive in a first rate educational environment with the best facilities, the best teaching and the most up-to- date resources available to them. In each of our academies, you will benefit from visionary, inspirational and dynamic leadership and be empowered to develop your own skills with access to world-class CPD and Talent Management programmes. You will also be entitled to the following benefits: a health cash plan, vehicle affinity scheme, Cycle2work, childcare vouchers and Westfield rewards.

This position is required to commence Easter 2019.

Closing date for applications: Monday 14 January 2019

Interviews are scheduled to take place as soon as possible.

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.  To apply, please click the 'Quick Apply' button below.

For a confidential discussion, please call 01983 567331. 

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhance checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/a/aetinet.org/aetwebsite/our-teaching-school/initial-teacher-training for further details.

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More about Ryde Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pell Lane, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 3LN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1983 567331
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