Head of Science, Calderdale

Closing date:

Lightcliffe AcademyCalderdale

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership L8-L12
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science

Leadership L8-L12

Plus access to an individually tailored CPD package

Required for September 2019


This is an exciting time for Lightcliffe Academy as it continues its journey as a member of the Abbey Multi Academy Trust. Currently in Special Measures we have set ourselves ambitious targets: to make rapid improvements so that we deliver a great standard of education for our students.


Jackie Nellis has been appointed Principal at Lightcliffe Academy and will be taking up the post in September 2019.  Previously Jackie has been Head of Learning at Calderdale after her extremely successful period as Head of the Halifax Academy.  In 2005 Jackie took up the post of Headteacher of Carlton Bolling College in Bradford, which she helped to lead from special measures to outstanding within 3 years.


We are implementing new curriculum models that have come into place September 2015. This includes commencing a three year KS4 curriculum and realigning options to allow our students to achieve the best they can within the new progress measures.


We are seeking to appoint an outstanding classroom practitioner, to join our hardworking and dedicated Department.  You will be a teacher with a passion for Science and capable of delivering outstanding and inspirational lessons to our students.


This is an exciting opportunity for a teacher to join our academy where new initiatives are welcomed and encouraged.  


As a member of staff we will nurture, challenge and support you throughout your career here at Lightcliffe Academy. The post offers an opportunity to join a curriculum area where creativity, innovation and the ability to work effectively in a team is valued.


You will be:

• A routinely good/outstanding teacher with the ability to teach all aspects either Science at KS3, KS4 and KS5.

• A colleague looking to develop your career within a supportive team 

• Able to encourage and enthuse students to achieve their full potential

• Inspirational to colleagues and students – sharing best practice 


We can offer:

• An Academy and a department that will allow you to be inspirational, creative and play an active part on our journey. 

• Tailored CPD with a commitment to support your career ambitions.

• A department which welcomes new ideas with energy and enthusiasm. 


This is a genuinely exciting time to join our Academy and to play a part in the development of our Multi-Academy Trust. If you are looking to join an Academy with happy, positive and polite students and staff then we want to hear from you.  


For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit please contact Mandy Wall on 01422 201028

To obtain an application pack please visit: http://www.abbeymat.co.uk/vacancies  or email Mandy Wall at awall@lightcliffeacademy.co.uk  

 

The closing date for applications is 12 Noon Tuesday 21st May 2019.

An enhanced disclosure from the DBS will be required for this post.




More about Lightcliffe Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stoney Lane, Lightcliffe, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3 8TL, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1422 201028
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Lightcliffe Academy is a mixed, mainstream, non-denominational school located in Halifax, West Yorkshire. The school has a sixth form and admits students aged 11-18. Currently 1,450 students attend the school. 

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