Head of KS4 Science, Northamptonshire

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Weavers AcademyNorthamptonshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1A
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Thank you for showing an interest in teaching at Weavers Academy.

We aspire to being a school of first choice for our community, a beacon of hope and a provider of not just a ‘good’ education but a ‘world class’ one! We want our staff, students, families and governors to judge Weavers Academy to be an outstanding school. In the last few years we have significantly improved outcomes for our students and the school was judged ‘good’ by Ofsted in May 2017.

We are passionate about the classroom experience. Our teachers put their ‘heart and soul’ into delivering excellence within their own teaching and assessment practice and this has driven learning, progress and personal development. This approach has been a key contributor to our success so far. 

We now seek to appoint a Head KS4 Science to lead and manage the learning area to drive us to the next level. Most important in this should be the way in which you collaborate and lead the team of staff within the curriculum area.

We seek to recruit a colleague who is:

  • Creative and full of enthusiasm, able to manifest professional positivity at all times.
  • Committed to regular and ongoing CPD.
  • Open to coaching and mentoring.
  • Constantly striving to improve. 

Successful candidates will join a collaborative and committed staff team that have a vision to succeed through a shared focus on teaching and learning. 

Please submit your application form along with a short supporting statement (no more than 2 sides of A4) demonstrating how you fit the requirements of the person specification which can be found on page 10 of this pack, and submit to HR  at the following address: Weavers Academy, Brickhill Road, Wellingborough, NN8 3JH.  Applications by email are welcomed and should be sent to:  HRManager@weaversacademy.org.uk 

CVs alone are not accepted.     

Closing Date: midday on Monday 20 May 2019 with interviews to be held the same week.   

Creative Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake relevant safeguarding checks.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Brickhill Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 3JH, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1933 222830
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Weavers Academy is a co-educational, non-selective secondary school for pupils aged 11-18. Located in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, it is part of the Creative Education Trust, a non-profit education charity with a chain of secondary and primary a...