Assistant Director of Science, Stoke on Trent

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Thistley Hough AcademyStoke on Trent

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: competitive for the right candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Assistant Director of Science

Required from Easter 2019 or earlier

Salary competitive for the right candidate


+ Relocation allowance (if required)

+ Career advancement training package

As Stoke-on-Trent’s most rapidly improving school we are seeking dynamic individuals to join our team. To join us you must be a highly committed educationalist who believes passionately in making a difference to the life of every student; in return you will be rewarded with a highly competitive career package. 

We are looking to appoint a well-qualified and enthusiastic Assistant Director of Science to join the leadership team of this vibrant, diligent and supportive department. The successful candidate will be committed to developing learning strategies which challenge and interest all of our students and will have the drive and determination to move us closer to our ultimate goal of becoming an ‘outstanding’ school.

Applications are encouraged from ambitious teachers who share our vision. We actively recruit only the highest calibre staff. Applications from those in the early years of their careers and thinking about progressing into a leadership position would be most welcome. The opportunity to undertake externally recognised accredited training such as NPQML, NPQSL, Teaching Leaders, Future Leaders etc. is actively promoted and encouraged. 

For an informal discussion with an Assistant Principal, Mr Chris Dillon, or a tour of the building please contact main reception, directly on 01782 883500. 

Letters of application should be written to the Person Specification and should outline the skills and experiences that you could bring to make a difference at our academy. They should be no more than 2 sides of A4 paper and written in Arial font size 12.  A standard Application Form must also be completed which can accessed on the school website: and returned via email to 

Closing date: Monday 21st January 2019

Interviews: TBC

Thistley Hough Academy is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Criminal Records Bureau.

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More about Thistley Hough Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Newcastle Lane, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 5JJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782 883500
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