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Leader of Science

Caister AcademyNorfolk

Salary:  MPS/UPS + TLR1A or L5-L9 depending on experience

Start Date:  January 2022

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and inspiring leader to join Caister Academy.  The successful candidate will lead a hard-working team of subject specialists, keen to bring science education in line with other exceptional areas of the school.  They will be supported in their task by a second in department, senior leaders, a Trust wide network of collaborative middle leaders and a friendly and welcoming staff.  

Caister Academy is one of Norfolk’s leading co-educational secondary schools, situated in the coastal village of Caister, just north of Great Yarmouth.  It is well regarded for excellence in literature and performing arts, with aspirations to lead nationally in all areas.  As part of Creative Education Trust we work in collaboration with other local Academies, and receive development opportunities and support from Creative Education at a national level.

We are looking for a leader who:

• Has a passion for education and a special gift of communicating that passion.

• Is innovative, self-motivating and able to inspire others.

• Has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range.

• Has the highest expectation for the attainment of all young people.

• Enjoys working as part of a team to ensure the success of our community.

• Is driven to relentlessly remove barriers to students’ success. 

In return Caister Academy will offer you:

• A thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence.

• A supportive, welcoming community of professionals.

• Extensive development and collaboration opportunities, through the Creative Education network.

For further details, or an informal discussion about the role with the Senior Leadership Team link for Science, Assistant Principal Emma Preston, please contact Ruth Woods, HR & Business Support Officer at 

For more information on Creative Education Trust visit

Closing date:  3pm Tuesday 28 September 2021

Interviews:  Monday 4 October 2021

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 in line with Government safer recruitment guidelines.

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