Head of Science, Middlesbrough

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Outwood Academy OrmesbyMiddlesbrough

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Start date: Required from September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L7-L11
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

If you share our values, join our family.

With nearly 750 students and more than 150 joining each year, Outwood Academy Ormesby has been giving the young people of Middlesbrough a progressive education since September 2015. The academy was rated Good by Ofsted in June 2017.

We are excited to be looking for a dynamic, forward thinking Head of Department to take our Science department to the next level. We are looking for an inspiring and energetic leader with a real passion for Science. You will be a motivated, enthusiastic and driven individual who has the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘Students First’. 

We offer an exciting opportunity to lead a team of 6 teachers, 1 technician and 2 part-time 121 tutors. You will have leadership experience, be determined and driven and have the ability to transform students’ lives. You will work alongside a fantastic team to continue to achieve the highest possible outcomes for students irrespective of their backgrounds or starting points. 

The role of Head of Science at Outwood Academy Ormesby would be ideal for either an experienced Head of Department or someone looking to make that next step. You will be supported extensively by a team of Science Directors allowing you to strategically lead the department, whilst having the support and advice from the director team. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to lead a dynamic department and be pivotal in shaping the department on its journey to outstanding.  

Through our partnership with the Outwood Institute of Education, we can offer high quality support and programs of professional development. Being part of the wider Trust, which has a number of academies, also provides a significant amount of career progression.

Putting students first in everything we do, we deliver an innovative vertical curriculum that personalises learning, alongside fast-track opportunities and workshops to provide accelerated routes. 

Valuing vocational, practical, creative and academic qualities equally, we take a holistic approach to education – and we are always seeking to meet gifted and like-minded teachers.

As the highest performing Family of Schools in the North of England, Outwood Grange Academies Trust is transforming the futures of countless young people.

This is a critical appointment for the Academy and is an exciting opportunity for you to move your career onto the next stage. 

We warmly welcome and encourage potential applicants to visit the Academy. To arrange a visit please contact Jessica Day, HR Assistant by email: recruitment.ormesby@outwood.com

To apply, please visit: www.outwood.com > Vacancies. Alternatively, contact our HR Team by email: recruitment.ormesby@outwood.com

Closing date: Midday on Sunday, 18 February 2018.

Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check. 

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More about Outwood Academy Ormesby
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Tothill Avenue, Netherfields, Middlesbrough, TS3 0RH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642 452191
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Chief Executive Officer: Martyn Oliver

Principal: Angela Sweeten

Outwood Academy Ormesby is a school with a single-minded vision. In the words of the Trust, “The whole point of schools is that children come first and everything we do must reflect thi...