Head of Science (L8-12)


  • Leadership L8-L12 - salary negotiable for right candidate
  • Posted: 09/10/2017
  • Durham
  • Job Ref: 229132985
  • Permanent

Job Details

RECRUITING FOR;
Head of Science
Leadership L8-L12 - salary negotiable for right candidate

Our client in Co Durham is seeking to appoint an inspiring and forward thinking leader to enthuse and transform their Science Directorate from January 2018. Applicants should therefore be able to demonstrate a successful track record in maximising the potential of students.

This is an exciting time to join the school – having just made some key appointments, including a new Senior Leadership Team, headed up by an Executive Principal and recently appointed Chair of Governors.

Whilst the agenda is challenging, for the right individual this presents an unrivalled opportunity to make a real difference and a lasting contribution to the academies journey in becoming outstanding providers of education. 

Additionally they are looking for someone who is:

o an outstanding practitioner and inspirational leader
o successful in raising standards of attainment and accelerating progress for all
o an experienced and effective middle leader with a proven record of success
o committed to ensuring the curriculum offer meets the needs of all students
o able to inspire, engage and enthuse students, staff and parents
o a leader with real drive, enthusiasm, energy and determination
o ready and wanting to make a real difference to the lives of their students

In return they can offer you:

o the opportunity to work with an incredibly talented and committed team
o new, state of the art facilities and resources
o high quality, bespoke CPD to support your professional development and enhance your leadership skills
o opportunities to be part of the Trust's Senior Leadership Group
o an opportunity to share your expertise across the Trust, making use of the superb facilities available to us in a state of the art new build campus.

To receive an application pack, including job description, person specification and application form, please apply today or contact Shaun.Porter @ ednetwork.co.uk.

Completed applications should be emailed to: shaun.porter @ ed network.co.uk no later than Noon: Wednesday 11th October 2017. Please note: we envisage interviews for this position taking place week commencing 16th October 2017.

Please do not attach copies of CV's/qualification certificates. Only the information detailed on the application form will be used as part of the short-listing process.

Applicants should assume they have been unsuccessful if we have not contacted them within 28 days of the post-closing.

The Education Network is committed to Safer Recruitment and recruits to Compliance + standards. Any appointment will be subject to stringent checks including referencing and an enhanced DBS check. The Education Network is an equal opportunities employer. The Education Network is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.