Curriculum Leader of Science, Oldham

Closing date:

Oasis Academy LeesbrookOldham

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP or 01/01/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS 1-6 (U1-3 as appropriate) plus TLR 2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Oasis Academy Leesbrook is seeking to appoint a dedicated and passionate Curriculum Leader of Science.  This is an exciting opportunity to lead and develop in an Academy that has  been open for just one academic year, and is a part of the Oasis family. The Academy is currently based in temporary accommodation (a state of the art, purpose built property on Middleton Road, Oldham) and will move to our permanent home in September 2020, be located just off Lees Road, Oldham.  We have just less than 400 children on roll, from Year 7 - Year 9.  We will gain a new year group every September, to be serving all 5 year groups by September 2021.

The Curriculum Leader for Science will work with the Principal, Senior Leadership Team and our growing team of staff to ensure excellence across the Academy. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, flexible and committed to ensuring that our Academy provides the very best opportunities for every single student. This role is essential in the development of the Academy as it grows in size, year on year, to ultimately educate 1500 students.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

• Excellent classroom practice

• Passion for Science and a drive to lead excellence in the subject area

• Evidence of raising standards in their own teaching

• Excellent leadership skills 

• Unswerving commitment to the Academy and to the Oasis values

• A creative and innovate approach to problem solving

• The ability to be flexible as the school grows and develops

• Relentless energy and personal drive

• Aspirations to further their career beyond Curriculum Leader

This is an ideal opportunity for somebody keen to embark on their first middle leadership or Curriculum Leader role. Equally, this is an exciting opportunity for someone who wishes to be part of shaping a department from the very early stages and embarking on the exciting journey of building a department and Academy from the very foundations.

We are therefore looking for an outstanding, flexible practitioner with drive and commitment and an unrelenting focus on the progress of all of the students in the Academy. We require a teacher and leader with passion for their subject and a keenness to support and develop excellent teachers. We are also seeking a candidate who is keen to offer the best opportunities for students to experience both in and out of school.  In return you will benefit professionally from the wealth of expertise and experience of our family of Academies, along with a range of support services based at Oasis National Office.


Closing date for applications is: Friday 27th September, 9.00am

Interviews will be held: Friday 4th October

If you would like to discuss this role further, please do not hesitate to contact the Principal’s PA.


T: 0161 290 4000     

M: 07970367222

Oasis Community Learning is a multi-Academy sponsor, growing extensively across the UK.

Believing that every person, in addition to every child matters, we are working with the wider Oasis Group, transforming schools into Community Hubs, through applying a holistic view of education.  For more information on the benefits of being part of our family of Academies across the UK, please visit our website 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent written and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

Oasis Community Learning supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Oasis Community Learning is a company limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales no. 5398529 and is an exempt charity under the terms of the Charities Act 1993 and 2006.

More about Oasis Academy Leesbrook
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Temporary Address, Middleton Road, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 6DE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
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