Deputy Director of Science, Littlehampton, West Sussex

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The Littlehampton AcademyLittlehampton, West Sussex
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Start date: 16 April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS + TLR2C (£6,515 per annum) plus recruitment incentive (negotiable)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for Easter 2018: The Littlehampton Academy is seeking an outstanding practitioner with the presence, experience and vision to make a difference to the progress of students and continued development of staff.  A recruitment incentive (negotiable) is available for a candidate with a proven track record of success. 

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant and ambitious academy and to help shape its future.  The Littlehampton Academy is a large academy with an ethos that supports the development of both staff and students.  We are determined to improve student performance in all areas.  You will be joining the academy at a very exciting time and will have opportunities to contribute significantly to the ongoing improvements both at Faculty and whole-academy levels.  The successful candidate will be motivated, creative and resilient; an outstanding practitioner in the classroom; and with the necessary leadership skills to improve the effectiveness of colleagues to ensure successful outcomes are reached. 

Ably led by the Director of Faculty, our large team of enthusiastic and supportive science teachers is based in a suite of 14 newly refurbished and well-resourced laboratories.  

Our current focus is the continued development of an innovative and engaging KS3 curriculum based on skills and independent enquiry.  At KS4, students follow a range of flexible and personalised learning pathways leading to a variety of accredited courses including AQA 9-1 GCSE science trilogy.  At post-16, courses include physics, chemistry and biology to A2 Level. 

We would welcome an opportunity to show you our academy.  Please contact the Principal’s PA on 01903 711120 to arrange a visit.

Closing Date:  16 January 2018 at noon 

Interviews: w/b 15 January 2018 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare all our students and expect all staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to provide a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Our child protection policies and recruitment procedures follow local and national guidance.

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More about The Littlehampton Academy
Address: Fitzalan Road, Littlehampton, West Sussex, BN17 6FE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1903 711120