Head of Department - Science, Kirklees

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Manor Croft AcademyKirklees

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L7-11 (£46,430.00 to £51,234.00)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Manor Croft Academy has been transformed in recent years and now boasts some of the best levels of progress across the region (+0.7).  Our learners demonstrate a relentless desire to succeed and show high levels of engagement, interest and resilience when learning new skills and knowledge.  Behaviour and focus in classrooms is truly outstanding.  Due to increasing pupil numbers and promotion we are looking to appoint a Head of Department - Core Subject - Science.  

Successful applicants will play a key role in developing the Deep Learning strategy, ensuring that our learners experience outstanding teaching in the classroom as well as gaining the skills needed to play an active role in their community.  We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, ambitious and driven leaders with exceptional teaching skills.  You will have a proven track record in delivering results within your own classroom as well across a department.  You will have experience in developing and implementing new initiatives either within a department or whole school.

Our leadership team was rated outstanding by Ofsted, we continually reflect on our practice and that of the school as a whole and look for ways in which we can improve the experience of our learners.  You must be able to demonstrate the same level of passion and commitment.  As a Senior member of staff you will be a highly visible part of our school community and must therefore model the highest levels of professionalism, whilst being able to develop strong working relationships with staff and students. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual to join one of the most improved and now oversubscribed academies in the country with some of the best outcomes in the north of England. An academy with a culture of professional learning and reflection and one which works effectively with its community to bring about sustainable improvements. We actively welcome applications from talented teachers who wish to further develop their career with a particular focus on innovation.

We look forward to you joining our dedicated and supportive team.

Visits to the academy would be warmly welcomed by appointment. Please contact Mr Ward on 07801 287954 if you would like to arrange a visit.

To apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk

Closing Date:  21 March 2019 at 12 noon

Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Old Bank Road, Dewsbury, WF12 7DW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 325230
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Manor Croft Academy in Dewsbury is part of Delta Academies Trust. We have been on a truly exceptional journey of improvement that culminated with our best ever outcomes in 2017. 

We are graded as a ‘Good’ school by OFSTED and Leadership and mana...