Head of Science - Maternity Cover, Peterborough

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Stanground AcademyPeterborough

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPR plus TLR 1A (£35,704 - £51,420)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are currently seeking to appoint a Head of Science on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave. 

We’re seeking someone who can:

  • demonstrate an infectious passion for teaching and expert subject knowledge;
  • effectively manage and motivate a team;
  • work with staff to ensure pupils are engaged and enthused in their learning and be innovative in their techniques to do so;
  • be a great leader with first-class communication skills;
  • share our ethos that all children can succeed despite the challenges they may face.  

About us

Situated in Peterborough - one of the UK’s fastest growing cities - we are transforming the life chances of our pupils by ensuring that every child can succeed, despite the challenges they may face. 

We are led by our Principal James Scarrott, and are highly motivated and committed to achieving the highest standards. We boast a £23 million state-of-the-art building with facilities that are arguably some of the best in the county, including two sports halls, numerous outdoor pitches, a dance studio and our own sports centre, which staff are allowed to access for free.

In return

Being part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best. All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning. As a GAT employee, you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth. 

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Pauline Poli, PA to the Principal, on 01733 821430 or email ppoli@stangroundacademy.org

For further information, please visit http://www.greenwoodacademies.org/sta/024

Closing date: Midnight on 20th February 2018.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: (Part of Greenwood Dale Foundation Trust), Peterborough Road, Stanground, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7 3BY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1733 821430
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