Head of Science Mat Cover - Shrewsbury Academy

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
22000.00 GBP Annual
03 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type

Shrewsbury Academy
Head of Science (maternity cover)
Required for January 2018

Shrewsbury Academy opened in September 2016 following the merger of two Shrewsbury secondary schools and is part of the Shrewsbury Academies Trust. The Head of School, and senior leadership team, are seeking inspirational, professional and dynamic teachers to join us on this exciting stage of our journey.

Shrewsbury Academies Trust is a co-operative multi academy trust that successfully launched on 1st April 2013 when the Department for Education gave the go ahead to form the first multi academy trust within Shropshire. We are growing from strength to strength and the Trust currently consists of 4 schools.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational Head of Science (maternity cover) to join our innovative team from January 2018.

Our Science Department is a thriving and successful team made up of seven full time specialist teachers and two technicians. We are lucky enough to have all specialisms included in our dynamic group as well as a Lead Practitioner. Each teacher has their own lab and full access to shared resources, lessons and equipment.

We are passionate about what we do, both in terms of the specialisms we teach and also the work we do with young people. We have a thriving extra-curricular timetable including Science clubs, Science careers days, University visits and outside visitors.

At GCSE we offer the AQA separate sciences and we have introduced the new specification Trilogy Award this academic year. These new schemes are planned by subject leads within the department.

We are seeking a suitably qualified teacher who:
* Has the passion and dedication to make a difference to the lives of young people;
* Is enthusiastic and highly-motivated;
* Has the desire to share and learn from best practice to ensure continual self-improvement;
* Is an ambitious and inspirational leader with the ability to motivate others;

In return we can offer:
* A key role in a growing and successful school;
* Students that are enthusiastic and keen to learn;
* A well-resourced school with excellent facilities;

This post would suit an ambitious teacher seeking an environment where innovation and creativity are embraced. Shrewsbury Academy offers excellent CPD and career opportunities for teachers at all stages of their career.

Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged, please contact Hays Education if you would like to arrange this.

For more information and to request a full application pack please contact Paul Hunt at Hays Education:

Closing date: midday on Friday 13th October 2017.

Shrewsbury Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced Disclosure will be requested in the event of an individual being offered the position.

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