Deputy Leader of Science, Knowsley

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Lord Derby AcademyKnowsley

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS or UPS plus TLR2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Headteacher- Miss V Gowan

The Governing Body of Lord Derby Academy are seeking to appoint:

Deputy Leader of Science

Main or Upper Pay Scale plus TLR 2C                                               

Post starts September 2019

Lord Derby Academy opened on 1st February 2014 and is part of the Dean Trust which has a number of very high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement.

The Dean Trust’s core values include traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress.

“Believe, Achieve, Succeed” has been embraced by all of the schools in The Dean Trust.  We have proved the power of these words with praise in Ofsted inspections. We see this as a platform to create further success as we raise aspirations and strive for continued improvements.

We can offer you the opportunity to:

• Join a highly ambitious team of staff. “The morale, dedication and commitment of staff are contagious”.  (OFSTED 2017)

• Access high quality CPD in a school where “The support and training that staff receive is excellent”. (OFSTED 2017)

• Join a school which sets high standards for both staff and pupils “The reputation that this is a school that insists on the highest standards of behaviour is deserved”. (OFSTED 2017)

Lord Derby Academy follows a three-year Key Stage 3 curriculum and two-year Key Stage 4 curriculum. We offer two GCSE Science pathways, one Double Award GCSE Science Pathway and a Triple Award GCSE Science Pathway.  Pupils can also opt to study an additional GCSE in Astronomy.

As Deputy Leader for the Science Faculty, you will be part of a vibrant, dedicated and ambitious team.  Staff hold high expectations for all pupils and work tirelessly to ensure the best possible provision for all. The science area was recently remodelled and refurbished to give pupils the very best educational experience possible.

The successful candidate must have Qualified Teacher Status.

We are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS vetting procedures are required for all posts. Application forms and further information are available from 

Mrs J Riley (HR and Operations Assistant) on 0151 477 8860 or email 

Closing date for applications: Monday 25th March 2019 12.00pm

Proposed interview date: Friday 29th March 2019   

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More about Lord Derby Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Seel Road, Huyton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L36 6DG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 477 8860
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