Director of Learning: Science
The de Ferrers Trust is a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.
Our Vision and Aims
To ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.
We aim to achieve our vision through:
- Delivering a high quality education for all pupils.
- Recruiting, developing and retaining high - calibre members of staff.
- Establishing and developing robust governance.
- Ensuring financial probity and viability.
- Developing a highly efficient trust infrastructure and central services.
- Establishing effective systems to support the sustainable growth of the Trust.
Location: Woodville, Burton on Trent, DE11 7JR
Available to start September 2020
TLR 1.2 £9,927
We believe that Granville Academy and Trust is a very special place to work. We have fantastic facilities and a truly supportive and skilled staff at all levels. We also believe that to get the best out of our students we need to be the best we can be as staff. We take great pride in ensuring that we all support and develop ourselves and our teams. We offer a fantastic range of staff wellbeing (Physical, Social and Emotional) and CPD opportunities at local, Trust and National levels.
Our students are a strength too. They want to learn and make the most of the opportunities on offer to them. They too take great pride in showcasing what is good about being a part of Granville.
The Science faculty consists of 6 teachers and one technician. The Director of Learning for Science works closely with and reports into the Vice Principal for Curriculum. At KS4 we offer courses for the three separate sciences and the option of a double award route. Selected students have the opportunity to become Science Leaders, students are chosen from KS3 and KS4. These students form the basis of the science council which gives the department a student voice.
The successful candidates will be highly qualified and be able to support in the promotion of excellent standards of student learning, achievement, progress, attainment and behaviour through working effectively and collaboratively. They will be passionate about their specialist subject and seek to positively impact their field and Academy.
The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful teaching and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve.
The de Ferrers Trust strives to be ‘Employer of Choice’ and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Taste Card
- Discounts for days out, shopping, holidays and much more, with different offers each month!
- Access to a fully fitted fitness suite, located on site at The de Ferrers Academy.
Applicants for positions are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting the Academy on 01283 216765.
Closing date: 17th April 2020
Interview date: 30th April 2020
How to Apply:
You can apply directly to the Trust HR Team via the Trust website www.deferrerstrust.com or email your application to email@example.com. You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.
Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.
If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.
If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and ask to speak to the Trust HR Team or Samantha Lawless, HR Officer.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.