Head of Science, Wakefield

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Wakefield City AcademyWakefield

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale Point 7 - 11
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Wakefield City Academy – to be Outwood Academy City Fields

We are excited to share that we have a vacancy for a dynamic, forward thinking head of department to join our Academy and 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 goal of raising standards and transforming lives.

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 City Fields 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 progressive department and be pivotal in shaping the journey to outstanding.  

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

For further information, please contact Aalok Kanwar (Associate Director of Science)  a.kanwar@outwood.com

Closing date: Midday on 18 April 2018.

All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Wakefield City Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Warmfield View, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 4SF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 298752
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Wakefield City High School is a mixed comprehensive school catering for just under seven hundred pupils aged 11-16 years. It is maintained by Wakefield Metropolitan District Local Authority and is situated on a large, pleasant, single site in the nor...