Director of Science, Binfield, Bracknell, Berkshire

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King's Academy BinfieldBinfield, Bracknell, Berkshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: KGA L19-27 (£50,286 – £55,338 plus KGA Bonus Scheme)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Science

KGA L19-27 (£50,286 – £55,338 plus KGA Bonus Scheme)

Quite possibly the greatest opportunity of your career is awaiting you; the chance to design and shape innovative and creative pedagogical practice in a brand new all-through academy as a founding faculty leader. 

 King’s Academy Binfield (KAB) is looking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and innovative Director of Science with an excellent track record to play an intrinsic role in our brand new all-through academy in Bracknell Forest. The school will open in a superb new building in September 2018 with Year 7, and will grow year on year to a roll of over 1800 students, aged 3-18. The primary phase and a specialist resource provision is coming on board from 2019, along with Amen Corner North (ACN), a primary school a mile away. As the school grows you will have the opportunity to appoint your own faculty members.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for the strategic leadership of Science across both academies; ensuring outstanding teaching leads to outstanding outcomes. Applicants should be excellent classroom teachers and have the ability to motivate, inspire and lead staff and students to excel.  The successful candidate will show great leadership potential, will be a team player, will get stuck in and involve themselves in the wider aspects academy life. A genuine commitment to our ‘whatever it takes’ ethos is essential to enable every young person at KAB and ACN to thrive.

As a new and rapidly growing school, this is a rare and exciting opportunity for a skilful leader who can bring creativity, innovation and dynamism across the academies. Potential is just as important as experience.   

KAB and ACN are part of the King’s Group Academies MAT, led by a team of former and current Ofsted ‘outstanding’ head teachers and Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI). Please note link to King’s Group Academies Vision and Mission - 

King’s Education separately operates British schools abroad, educating over 4,000 students in countries such as Spain, Latvia and Panama, offering exciting opportunities for genuine international collaboration.

King’s Academy Binfield is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to undertake an Enhanced DBS check.

Application Process

For full details and an application form, please download directly from our own website:, from the TES website or by contacting Amanda French, PA to the Principal by email: For any further information or an informal chat please do contact Sarah Howells, the Principal Designate by emailing her 

Completed application forms should be submitted to Amanda French at the email address given above or by post to: King’s Academy Ringmer, Lewes Road, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5RB by Tuesday 20th February 2018 at 9am. Interviews will be held week commencing 26th February 2018

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More about King's Academy Binfield
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Address: St. Georges Park, Binfield, Bracknell, RG42 4FS, United Kingdom
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