Head of Science, Nottinghamshire

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Arnold Hill AcademyNottinghamshire

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Full time,  from September 2018 

Salary scale TLR 1b

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and committed Head of Science. 

The successful candidate will lead our popular and flourishing Science Department, with a focus on innovation and sharing good practice. We aim to inspire our students and monitor progress thoroughly to ensure every student achieves their full potential.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach all sciences across Key Stages 3/4 and to teach within their specialism at Key Stage 5.They will be versatile in their use of teaching materials and have a current knowledge and recognition of best practice in the use of ICT in the classroom.

You will be joining a forward looking and dynamic team which is warm and friendly, but which has high expectations of everyone.

Arnold Hill Academy is a member of the Trent Academies Group, a small multi-academy trust, based in Nottingham. Our aim is to support schools and academies in providing outstanding education for their pupils. The Trust currently consists of Arnold Hill Academy, Arnold, The Farnborough Academy, Clifton and Rushcliffe School, West Bridgford. However, the trust will, subject to due diligence, merge with the Spencer Academies Trust from 1st September in order to give our staff the opportunity to broaden their range of skills and experience and bring benefits to our pupils and the whole education system.

We offer a full induction programme, excellent preparation for the next stage of your career and a rich menu of extra-curricular activities. We are fully committed to fostering a love of learning in all pupils and certainly play a significant part in ensuring that ‘Everyone is given the chance to shine brightly.’ 

Applications from experienced teachers and Heads of Science will be welcomed. 

Arnold Hill Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Further details and an application form are available from our website www.arnoldhillacademy.co.uk 

If you would like to apply for the post, please send the completed application form to recruitment@trentacademiesgroup.com to arrive before: 9am on Tuesday 22nd May 2018.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 24th May 2018.

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More about Arnold Hill Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gedling Road, Arnold, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 6NZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 955 4804
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