Director of Science - East, Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring soon

Delta Academies TrustWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L13 – L17 (£55,201 - £60,895)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you have the ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for our young people?

Do you want to work in a forward-thinking and aspirational academy group that places learning at the heart of everything it does?

Delta Academies Trust is a learning institution where difference is recognised and understood, diversity is celebrated and encouraged, strengths are promoted and developed, and weaknesses are supported and overcome.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Director of Science to work within the core improvement team of educational professionals.  You will be responsible for working with a number of heads of departments across two or three different academies and supporting science academies in partner trusts covering schools across the Hull, Grimsby and Scunthorpe areas.

The Director of Science is part of a team of lead professionals that take responsibility for the quality of individual subject provision, curriculum teaching and assessment. Directors of Science are jointly accountable for subject performance improvement, attainment and progress in their discreet subject areas. The Director of Science will work across the Trust Academies, and have a target group of assigned academies in a geographical area where they work closely with the Senior Leadership and Subject Leadership Teams to accelerate improvement and raise standards. Directors of Science plan and teach high quality lessons, deliver intervention programmes and challenge and support subject teams to achieve stretching targets for outcomes. Directors of Science analyse performance data to ensure that students are appropriately targeted for support and work across the Trust to ensure consistency of subject quality and delivery throughout the network of academies.

You will be a strong practitioner and able to demonstrate evidence of securing expected or better progress in your area of responsibility.

It is desirable for the successful candidate to have examiner experience knowledge and understanding of the Ofsted inspection process, and be able to take a strategic lead on a day-to-day basis to respond to the particular needs and context which may range from leading at a strategic level or running a department.  Accreditation of AST / SLE status or similar AST / SLE work experience would be an advantage along with strong organisational and highly effective planning skills, applicants with experience of working at Senior Leadership level are encouraged to apply.

For an informal chat about this position, please call Nic Atkinson, Executive Director of Science, on 07967 680310.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at http://recruitment.deltatrust.org.uk

Closing Date:   Wednesday 27 November at 12 noon

Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.



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