Assistant Subject Leader - Science, Northampton

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Malcolm Arnold AcademyNorthampton

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS - UPS ��22,917 - £38,633 + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for an Assistant Subject Leader - Science. This role at Malcolm Arnold Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.

Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

About the role

  • To support the faculty leader
  • To support the leadership and management of the departmental team to secure effective teaching and learning and student progress.

Permanent full time role

Salary & Benefits

· M1 - UPS3 £22,917 - £38,633 + TLR

· Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

Who we are looking for

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Very strong track of professional development
  • The ability to plan strategically, to set out clear aims and objectives and to manage transformational change successfully
  • The ability to carry out rigorous self-evaluation and review and to act on the      findings in order to bring about improvement
  • The ability to lead and manage individuals and teams of staff so as to bring out the best in them and the best outcomes for students
  • The ability to provide effective support to staff so as to ensure the maintenance of good conduct and relationships 
  • A record of consistently delivering good or outstanding lessons
  • An in depth knowledge of best practice in teaching, learning and assessment      for learning 
  • A thorough understanding of how to use performance data to monitor standards of      attainment and to plan appropriate interventions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to inspire confidence, trust and respect among staff, students and families
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and confidence in the use of new      technologies
  • Experience in promoting a wide range of teaching methodologies
  • Experience of carrying out effective classroom observation to reliably assess standards of teaching, learning and attainment to Ofsted criteria

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.

Apply now

Please submit your application via our website.

Malcolm Arnold Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Job location

More about Malcolm Arnold Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Trinity Avenue, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN2 6JW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604 778000
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Malcolm Arnold Academy is a co-educational secondary school based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, for students aged 11-18. 

The school takes its name from the legendary composer Sir Malcolm Arnold. Born in Northampton in 1921, he was one of th...