Head of Faculty - Science, Oxfordshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oxford Spires AcademyOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £24,373 - £40,490 per year (TMS1-UPS3 + TLR1.3)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic Head of Science with strong teaching practice to take on responsibility for driving improvement within the Science faculty. The successful candidate will have an ability to inspire, enthuse and engage teachers; additionally, they will develop and coach leaders within the department.


The Science Faculty at Oxford Spires Academy aims to create a culture of inquiry, learning and achievement. Our main focus is quality teaching and learning and are proud to be recognised as an innovative team who work together to develop thought provoking lessons which support our students in achieving excellent outcomes. The team is well balanced between the three science disciplines and has a strong ethos within it of positivity, innovation in the classroom, cooperative working, mutual support and friendship. 


Science has become one of the highest achieving subjects in the Academy obtaining the best results in terms of progress and attainment at KS4 for the last two academic years. It is an increasingly popular choice at A Level – we have in the last two years expanded from a one to two A level class per year group in all four A Level science options.




More about Oxford Spires Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Glanville Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 2AU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 428200
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