Director of Science - Teignmouth Community School (Ivy Education Trust)
- Multiple Locations
- Full Time
- Leadership Scale 7-11
Required for September 2023.
Ivy Education Trust is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual with drive, passion, enthusiasm and ambition to join Teignmouth Community School, Exeter Road.
The Director of Science role is an exciting opportunity to take the lead of a successful and stable department and take it to the next stage of its development. The Science department is comprised of six teachers and two technicians who work collaboratively to lead the way in both academic and extra-curricular provision, with students making exceptional progress and consistently achieving above national average results. The successful applicant will be an outstanding teacher of science who is a strong team player with a proven record of raising student attainment in their own classes. They will use evidence-based research and a mutually supportive approach to drive strategic change and secure excellent teaching, effective use of resources and improved standards of learning and progress for all students.
The successful candidate will be an innovative teacher with the following attributes:
• Ambition to make a difference to students’ learning and outcomes;
• Genuine enthusiasm for the subject;
• Ability to inspire and work within a team;
• Ability to challenge and support colleagues;
• Ability to work under pressure;
• Excellent communication skills.
You will have high expectations of student achievement and behaviour, good communication skills and a commitment to working as part of a team.
Please see the job description and person specification for further details regarding this post.
The Ivy Education Trust works closely with all schools within the Trust and beyond. The Ivy Education Trust celebrates the diversity of each of its schools and is founded upon the alignment of vision and values that we all commonly hold to secure the best outcomes for our pupils.
The Ivy Education Trust is committed to providing a broad, balanced and ambitious curriculum in all its schools, so all children and young people develop the character and qualifications needed to open doors to their future success. A strong focus on developing and providing inspirational teaching and leadership in all schools, through school-to-school improvement, ensures outstanding progress and educational enjoyment for all members of the partnership’s community.
The unique character of each school is celebrated and nurtured to ensure choice and variety in educational provision. The Trust is determined that all children should be able to attend a good or better school regardless of where they live.
Our mission is to improve life chances for every child and young person we serve, through broadening their opportunities and enabling them to reach their full potential. We support all members of our learning community to dream big, aim high and achieve more than they ever thought was possible. If you share these visions and aspirations, then we very much welcome your application for this post.
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The application form and further information are available from www.ivyeducationtrust.co.uk or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Please apply by 9am on the closing date.