The David Ross Education Trust is now recruiting for a Subject Leader (Science). This role at Lodge Park Academy could be the ideal next step in your career.
If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded, and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you. See what it means to be part of the David Ross Education trust from our children and parents here.
Providing our young people access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences is what drives us. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead. From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.
We work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the Trust’s vision, to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
About the role
Subject Leaders have responsibility for supporting the overall academic attainment of a subject area within their Department through either leading on one sub-section or age range (termed within this job description as ‘area’). They also play a vital role in contributing to the culture, ethos and strategic direction of the whole Academy.
Part 1 You are required to carry out the duties as set out in the relevant paragraphs of the current School Teachers Pay and Conditions document. The post requires you to teach pupils in the age range 11-19 and with others outside that age range as required for transition and outreach work.
Part 2 You are required to undertake the following responsibilities within the framework of Academy Policy and National Regulations and to exercise the authority delegated from the Principal to ensure that all aspects of the job description are effectively delivered and to be accountable for each aspect as detailed in the sections below.
You will provide professional leadership within the subject area through strategic direction, securing high quality teaching and learning, effective use of resources and improved standards of achievement and leadership of those teachers and associate staff working within your area. Working with your Subject Leader you will influence and support the development of the best possible team ethos and approach.
32.5 hours per week. Permanent role.
Salary & Benefits
· Main pay scale/UPS + TLR 1.2 (£9,379)
· Access to Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
About The David Ross Education Trust
The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) has grown to a network of 34 academies, incorporating primary, secondary and grammar, and special schools. We employ over 2000 people with the primary focus of raising the standards of education for 13,000 young people. Whatever your role, you should know you are contributing to achieving our vision of inspiring the next generation of young people to be the best they can in whatever they choose. Our aim is to be the country’s leading academy chain, committed to delivering the highest educational standards alongside an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment, including events such as the DRET Spring, Summer and Winter Cups, Music Cup, volunteering trips abroad, and regular trips/visits throughout the year.
We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.
While each academy is unique, we share common goals, aspirations, values and methods that enable us to work collaboratively and collectively to achieve our mission. We operate regional hubs, whereby academies work with other schools who are part of the Trust so we can share skills and knowledge, allowing them to benefit and learn from each other. We offer high quality programmes for CPD and Leadership Development delivered through our Teaching School Alliance to support our practitioners to deliver high quality teaching and learning across our academies.
Apply now - Click apply to complete your online application by 16 February 2018.
Lodge Park Academy is committed to equality, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.