Director of Science, Rotherham

Closing date:

Maltby AcademyRotherham

Date posted:
Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: LPR 4-8 | £42,398-£46,799 | Negotiable for the right candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do you…

Have the ambition to lead a forward thinking and committed Science department and take it to the next level of successful performance?

Strive to inspire young scientists to reach their potential and talented practitioners to secure excellent outcomes and positive progression routes for students?

Wish to have the opportunity to influence provision across the Academy?

Maltby Academy could be the place to develop your career

Our 11 – 18 school and collaborative Sixth Form is going through an exciting period of change.  Maltby Academy is part of an innovative Multi-Academy Trust with four primary and two secondary Academies providing quality education and support for families and young people within the locality. 

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and talented teacher with a proven track record of securing successful student outcomes across all key stages. The Director of Science will possess the key leadership qualities necessary to develop professionals, inspire young people and contribute to school improvement as part of the extended Academy leadership team.

The successful candidate will:

· Have vision, energy and enthusiasm for learning and teaching

· Be proactive, innovative and focused on student outcomes

· Be an aspiring, ambitious leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

· Have a proven track record of raising and maintaining standards and securing high quality provision

· Be an advocate of partnership working and community engagement

In return we offer:

· An opportunity to contribute to developing teaching and learning across the Learning Trust

· Modern learning spaces which inspire outstanding teaching and learning

· Excellent career development opportunities and access to a comprehensive programme of Personalised Professional Learning and Development at leadership level

· Mentoring and support from an experienced leadership team

Informal discussions about the role and a visit to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Reception on 01709 812 864 to make an appointment to visit on either Wednesday 11 October or Monday 16 October between 4 and 5 pm. 

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at    y>

How do I apply?  

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be found on the Academy website or can be obtained by calling the Academy.

Completed applications including a supporting letter should be sent to Ross Dyson, HR Officer on or to the Academy address below:

Braithwell Road | Maltby | Rotherham | S66 8AB

01709 812 864

Closing Date: Friday 20th October 2017 at 9am 

Interviews: Tuesday 24th October 2017 

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More about Maltby Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Braithwell Road, Maltby, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S66 8AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1709 812864
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Maltby Academy is a mainstream, non-selective, state secondary school for girls and boys aged 11-19. The school is situated in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. There are 1,040 children on its roll.   

Maltby Academy attained academy status in 20...