Head of Science, Gorton, Manchester

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Cedar Mount AcademyGorton, Manchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS plus negotiable TLR (Dependent on experience)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science  

Salary: MPS/UPS, plus TLR negotiable dependent on experience  

Closing Date: Wednesday 18th April 2018 

Interview date: Tuesday 24th April 2018 

Start date: September 2018 

We are seeking to appoint a highly qualified, motivated and ambitious leader with the highest personal and academic standards to lead our Science Department.  This is an exciting opportunity for an existing middle leader or an exceptional classroom practitioner to shape and develop the future of Science at Cedar Mount Academy. 


 Are you an outstanding practitioner, with high expectations and a record of getting the best from your students? We are looking for a leader with drive, energy, a genuine love for teaching and learning and a passion for Science. You will have outstanding teaching practice and the vision and determination to lead the Science Department to ensure all our students receive a first class education.  

As the Head of Science you will join a team of supportive, hard-working and talented teachers who put students first in their quest to provide the very best learning experiences for all. You will be expected to lead on the growth of Science, being responsible for providing support, guidance and motivation to teaching staff and Learning Support Assistants to share ideas and strategies that impact on classroom learning to drive progress for all.  

As an Academy, we are focused on encouraging every student to strive to achieve the very best they can be whilst also rising to the challenge of building on success.    

Cedar Mount Academy was founded in September 2012 as part of the Bright Futures Educational Trust, which is a multi-academy, educationally-led organisation with the lead sponsor being Altrincham Grammar School for Girls (AGGS).  As well as being linked with AGGS other members of the Trust include; Melland High School, Connell College, Rushbrook and Stanley Grove Primary Academies, Southshore Academy and Marton Primary Academy.  Cedar Mount Academy is located in East Manchester within Gorton Education Village and is an innovative 11-16 school, committed to academic excellence.  Cedar Mount Academy offers an exciting career path and a strong support network throughout the Trust.    

The Bright Futures Educational Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check.  The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  

If you want to be a part of our team and join us on our exciting journey, then we look forward to reading your application.  Application forms must be returned to Chris Barber, H.R. no later than  12 noon on the closing date stated above.  All shortlisted candidates will be sent interview details as soon after the closing date as possible.  Only shortlisted candidates will be notified. CV's not accepted.

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More about Cedar Mount Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Gorton Education Village, 50 Wembley Road, Gorton, Greater Manchester, M18 7DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 248 7009
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Cedar Mount Academy, based in Gorton, Greater Manchester, is a mixed gender, secondary school. It educates around 609 students, at present, between the ages of 11 and 16. It was converted into an academy in August 2012. It is a part of the Bright Fut...