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Job details
Employer Unity Academy Blackpool
Location Blackpool
Salary MPS/UPR + TLR 1b (Currently £9,471)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st January 2018

Following the resignation of the current post holder, an excellent opportunity has arisen to lead the Science Faculty at Unity Academy Blackpool. This posts will incorporate the operational and strategic leadership of the faculty. We are seeking a Head of Faculty with the energy and enthusiasm to inspire and develop students and staff in our popular and thriving school, ensuring that outcomes and standards of teaching rapidly improve within the science subjects.

The successful candidate will have a proven ability in teaching their subject and improving outcomes for young people, aswell as a proven track record in middle leadership, this will ensure that we continue to provide high quality education for all our children in a caring, inclusive environment. 

We would welcome applications from those who are looking for a challenge and have a proven track record in recording significant impact quickly in terms of student outcomes and teaching and learning, a full and comprehensive package of training, mentoring and coaching will be provided.

As an all through school, whilst an awareness of key stage 1 and 2 science curricula is required, this posts is focussed on subject leadership in key stages 3 and 4. This post represent an excellent professional development opportunity for any middle leaders who want to be part of our journey towards becoming outstanding.

How to Apply

Please contact Karen Linney, Principal’s PA at Unity Academy Blackpool for an application form and please submit your completed application form by e-mail to Karen Linney: 

For any information regarding the position or the school or to arrange a visit to Unity Academy please contact Stephen Cooke, Principal on 01253 355493. 

Closing time and date for applications is: 9:00 on Monday 16th October 2017.

Interview and assessment day will be held on Wednesday 18th October following shortlisting on 16th and 17th October 2017.

The Fylde Coast Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Fylde Coast Academy Trust is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors. All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise our commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

About the employer

Information about Unity Academy Blackpool
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 5 - 16 years
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