Head of Department - Science, Grace Academy, Wigston Road, Coventry, CV2 2RH

Closing date:

Grace Academy CoventryGrace Academy, Wigston Road, Coventry, CV2 2RH

Date posted:
Start date: 01/01/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS with suitable TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to recruit a Head of Department in Science.

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to be part of an outward looking forward thinking school? Then Grace Academy Coventry may be the place for you. We are currently celebrating our best GCSE results ever and under the leadership of a new Principal we are continuing to raise standards.  

The Academy puts wellbeing and development at the heart of its work and we work hard to look after our pool of talented staff who are encouraged to grow, develop and work collaboratively.  Regular CPD sessions are built into our directed time to ensure that all our staff are able to develop their strengths in their current role as well as to prepare for the next steps in their career.

The Science Faculty is an established team of experienced and passionate staff who work closely together to support each other in all areas of the department. Planning and sharing resources is key to their success and enables them to all have a broad knowledge of every subject taught; Chemistry, Biology and Physics. This post will appeal to teachers with a strong track record wishing to join a dynamic and supportive team committed to the pursuit of excellence in the teaching of Science. You will lead and manage the team, taking responsibility for rapidly raising student outcomes, as well as monitoring, evaluating and reviewing classroom practice.

About you:

You will be a skilful leader with deep knowledge in your subject area and of the curriculum you specialise in.  You will be a positive, forward looking individual with the energy to enthuse our students and inspire them to achieve.  You will be flexible, pro-active and enthusiastic, wanting to bring cutting edge practice into the areas where you work and lead your department to success.

Recruitment Allowance may be available for candidates with the right level of experience for the role. 

For More Information

You are encouraged to visit the Academy and see our values in action.  It will give you the opportunity to see our outstanding facilities.  If you would like to visit the Academy or for a confidential discussion about this role please contact Nicole Chapman - PA to the Principal on  02476 589000 or email at GACRecruitment@graceacademy.org.uk

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 12th November 2019.

More about Grace Academy Coventry
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Wigston Road, Coventry, CV2 2RH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 247 6589000
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