Curriculum Leader of Science, East Lancashire

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Pendle Vale CollegeEast Lancashire

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Start date: September 2018 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR1.2 (£9474)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An opportunity has arisen for a creative, ambitious and inspirational teacher to undertake the responsibility of Curriculum Leader of Science. This would be an excellent opportunity for somebody looking to further develop their leadership potential within a strong successful, vibrant, forward-looking Curriculum Area team and applications are invited from someone passionate to develop this team even further. 

We are an ambitious school and can offer: 

§ Excellent resources

§ Excellent support and professional development opportunities

§ Friendly staff

§ Excellent IT facilities.

We are seeking:

§ A passionate, dedicated and outstanding teacher.

§ Creative teaching skills and a professional approach

§ High expectations of students and the determination to raise student achievement

§ Evidence of delivering value added results at KS3 and KS4

§ Somebody with the ability to lead the work of others.

Pendle Vale College is very proud with our unvalidated Progress 8 Score of +0.4 for 2016/17. Our rolling average for the last four years is +0.21. Students at Pendle Vale progress nearly ½ grade better in all subjects compared to all other schools.

Pendle Vale College has a good location, situated just five minutes from the M65. It is a quiet and efficient commute from the larger towns and cities of Manchester, Preston, Bradford and Huddersfield, it is also in close proximity to the smaller rural communities for Pendle, Colne and Skipton. Nelson is under an hour away from the Lake District and North Yorkshire Moors.

Application Process

Further information and a full application pack can be obtained from Hays Recruitment by emailing or by calling Daniel Burgess on 0161 228 7300 or 07966 129 657. There will be an opportunity to visit us prior to application on Thursday 18th January at 4pm. Please contact Daniel Burgess to book your appointment. 

Closing date for applications – Monday 22 January 2018 at 12 noon

Interviews – Tuesday 30 January 2018

Pendle Vale College is committed to the health, safety and welfare of its students. 

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Pendle Vale College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Oxford Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 8LF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1282 682240
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