Head of Science, West Sussex

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Ormiston Six Villages AcademyWest Sussex
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Mainscale/UPS plus TLR
Contract term: Permanent

Head of Science 

The Governors, Principal, students and staff at Ormiston Six Villages Academy are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of Science to lead a dedicated and collaborative team with a strong focus on securing progress for every student. The successful candidate will share our belief in the highest standards of academic attainment in a comprehensive setting. You will be responsible for leading and managing, planning and delivering high quality lessons and achieving excellent results for your students, instilling in them a love for the subject and a desire to learn. Applications are welcome from experienced teachers able to teach throughout the age and ability range. The successful candidate will share our aspirations and beliefs in the limitless potential of every young person we serve. If you share this moral imperative, we would welcome an application from you.

Ormiston Six Villages Academy is a small, vibrant and dynamic learning community. We are part of Ormiston Academies Trust and the successful candidate will join the OAT family and receive comprehensive CPD (please see page 7) through the academy and associated networks.  Since the new Principal commenced in role in January 2016 the academy has been on a transformational journey leading to a Good Ofsted rating in September 2017. This is an exciting time to join our team and to be part of building Six Villages as a beacon of educational excellence.


The Principal welcomes an opportunity to meet with prospective candidates. Visits to our academy can be booked through Mrs Canadas 01243 546802 or ccs@ormistonsixvillages.org.uk and are available at the following times:

·  Wednesday 14th March, 9am

·  Monday 19th March, 9am

Please include a supporting statement with your application (1 sides of A4) that:

· outlines why you are attracted to the role of Head of Science at our academy 

· evidences your teaching and leadership with impact so far

·  highlights how you meet the wider person specification

Location:    Westergate, Chichester

Reporting to:   Head of Department

Start date:   May 2018 or September 2018  

Deadline:   Tuesday 20th March (noon)  
All application forms, with supporting statements, to be emailed to ccs@ormistonsixvillages.org.uk

Interview date:   Tuesday 27th March 2018

Salary:      Mainscale/UPS plus TLR

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Ormiston Six Villages Academy
Address: Lime Avenue, Westergate, Chichester, West Sussex, PO20 3UE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1243 546800