Head of Assessment & Curriculum Organisation + Line Management of Science, Ealing

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Ada Lovelace Church of England High schoolEaling

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Start date: 28th August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to appoint an energetic and committed professional, with successful middle leadership experience, to the role of Head of Curriculum Assessment and Organisation + Line Management of Science at Ada Lovelace Church of England High School - a new 6FE local comprehensive school for pupils aged 11-18.  Ada Lovelace is the fourth school to be developed by the Twyford Trust which has a very strong reputation locally for exceptional standards and creative curriculum development.  The school opened in September 2018 and for its first two years is co-located at William Perkin CE High School in Greenford.  The first year of the school has been very successful and the students have benefitted from the outstanding standards at William Perkin, which was ranked 8th in the country on its first GCSE results in the summer of 2018.  Ada Lovelace students are currently fully integrated into William Perkin teaching groups, however in 2019-20 will have a separate teaching block which will start the process of separation, ahead of the move to the new site from September 2020. 

The role has been designed as a training role for a Science specialist who seeks to develop their expertise in whole school assessment & curriculum organisation.  In 2019-20, while Ada Lovelace remains at William Perkin school, there will be opportunity to train under the supervision of the Deputy Head & Trust Assessment Lead in order to understand the systems for setting in core and elective subjects and to share responsibility for school organisation in these areas.

The successful candidate will be trained in the use of the Trust assessment system, including the Go4Schools software, and will have responsibility for the training and support of Head of Department / Post holders in both schools.  The new post-holder will work with the Deputy Head Pastoral and Assistant Head to set up the school VLE (cloned from the Trust system known as ‘Copia’) for Ada Lovelace in readiness for a full launch in September 2020.

You are warmly invited to visit us - if you would like to do this please contact the Associate Headteacher, Mr Keir Smith, at kmsith@williamperkin.org.uk  or the Twyford Trust recruitment team at recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk 

For more information about the schools please visit the Twyford Trust, Ada Lovelace and William Perkin websites.  For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at:  http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies 

We offer: 

  • The chance to join a creative & dynamic team of experienced curriculum and pastoral leaders committed to maintaining an outstanding school community
  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive working relationships at all levels

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above.  They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyford.ealing.sch.uk  Please do not submit applications by fax.

Closing date: 12pm, Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Interview date: to be confirmed

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check 

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.



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More about Ada Lovelace Church of England High school
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Oldfield Lane North, Greenford, London, UB6 8PR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 2088328950