Head of Science Faculty, Leeds

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Dixons Unity AcademyLeeds

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR 1C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity to join the newest school in  one of the country's top Multi-Academy Trusts

 We are looking for an exceptional Head of Science Faculty to  be a part of taking our school forwards into its next exciting phase as we  join Dixons Academies Trust.  The post  will commence from the 1 January 2019 and will be a chance for candidates with  ambition, drive and determination to be a part of transforming the lives of our  community. 

The right candidate will have a passion for learning and  supporting others to make progress, regardless of their needs, ability or  background.  You will ideally already be  in post as a Head of Science or be a part of an existing leadership team  within a science faculty with extensive knowledge and training associated with  this role. You will be unwavering in ensuring our community is enriched by  your dedication to improving the life chances and aspirations of young people.  This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a forward-thinking multi-academy  trust with an outstanding record and a moral drive to make a difference to the  lives of young people. 

The successful  candidate will be: 

  • able to teach science to GCSE standard and have  an excellent record of securing exceptional progress for students in this  subject 
  • able to motivate and inspire students to  achieve exceptional outcomes 
  • focused on building strong professional  relationships across the academy and in the community 
  • committed to our unrelenting expectations 
  • aligned to a can-do culture 
  • committed to the happiness, well-being,  self-esteem and progress of everyone at the academy

How  to apply

Visit our website www.dixonsua.com/join/jobs  to read the full job description and person specification. Please apply using the Dixons Academy  application form and include a formal covering letter which addresses the  person specification. Applications should be returned to jhulme@swallowhill.org by Wednesday 17 October.

We positively welcome  applications from all sections of the community. The trust is committed to safeguarding  and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff  and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will need to provide a current DBS certificate  via the Update Service or undertake a DBS enhanced clearance for the trust.



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More about Dixons Unity Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Whingate Road, Armley, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS12 3DS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 113 263 0110