Trust-Wide Subject Lead - Science

Job Roles:
Leader, Subject Leader - schools related roles
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
East Midlands
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
L20 - L21 (£63,806 - £65,384) depending on experience
12th Apr 2019
Start Date:
David Ross Education Trust
Job Ref:

Loughborough and across the Trust

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trust-Wide Subject Lead - Science to join us to lead and develop science curriculum for secondary academies across our Multi Academy Trust in Lincolnshire, Yorkshire, Northamptonshire, London and Leicestershire. We are recruiting for an outstanding teacher or leader, who supports our vision in providing a world class education for all children. If you have a passion for raising standards, together with the skills to coach and mentor colleagues, this could be the ideal role for you.

About the Role

Our aim is to deliver a stimulating and challenging curriculum; driven by continual improvements in the quality of teaching, learning and assessment by delivering a knowledge-based curriculum in every school and improving the quality and consistency of teaching in every classroom.

The Trust’s Science Lead (TWSL) will support and lead secondary science teachers to create and deliver pioneering curriculum programmes. This will inspire and motivate students to discover their talent and passion for science, ensuring their experience is broad and enriched to build discipline and resilience for students starting their GCSE’s. The TWSL will support and inspire science leaders to embrace and fulfil these goals. The postholder will achieve this by building a strong, committed science community of science specialists across the Trust, who are passionate, enthusiastic about curriculum development and want to develop excellence in science education.

About You

Applications are invited from outstanding classroom practitioners who are passionate and enthusiastic and have extensive knowledge of research in science education;
Committed to developing teacher research in science education
Experience of supporting the professional development of other science teachers through coaching and mentoring
Clear evidence of having raised standards of achievement at all levels. Successful experience of curriculum development
Developing positive working relationships with and between all staff and provide and sustain motivation. Ability to clearly articulate a vision for the future of the subject which enthuses and motivates
Understands the current educational developments and issues relating to education in general and the Science specialism in particular
Is active in the Science educators’ community by being a key opinion leader
Strong knowledge of the national curriculum programme of study for Sciences and of current subject developments
Good influencing/negotiating skills

Closing date for applications 27th April 2019

Apply now by completing our application form via the ‘apply for job’ link. Please note that we cannot accept CVs without a completed form.

The Trust 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.

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
David Ross Education Trust
Tel: 01476 566801
Contact: Recruitment

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