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Deputy Curriculum Leader of Science

MPR/UPR plus TLR £4,533

We are wishing to recruit a dynamic Middle Leader with the skills, vision and expertise to help lead the Science team towards achieving outstanding results. The department has fantastic labs and physical resources as well as two Technicians.

The ideal candidate will:-

  • Have the ability to lead the department and be keen to take ownership alongside the Curriculum Leader;
  • be an inspirational practitioner with a proven track record of raising standards of achievement through collaborative teaching and learning;
  • Understand data and how it can be used to inform planning and intervention by tracking progress, able to train Science teachers to be the best practitioners they can be
  • have a natural ability to support, develop and help colleagues in the team to be their very best;
  • love encouraging, motivating and inspiring young people, keen to ensure the learning needs of disadvantaged groups are catered for showing a commitment to our ethos that all students can achieve at Horbury Academy;
  • Have great references and appraisal documentation demonstrating consistently good teaching and outcomes.

Horbury Academy has:-

  • Ambitious, eager to learn students who have the benefit of both an innovative curriculum and extra curriculum programme;
  • A safe, caring environment where respect and consideration is taught, established and valued by all;
  • Warm, dedicated and well trained staff who are committed to doing their best for students every single day;
  • A number of benefits to offer including a fantastic internal CPD programme, vibrant, state of the art facilities that foster excellence in teaching and learning, and a great location which is accessible from J40 of the M1.

All prospective candidates are welcome to visit on Wednesday 6 February 2019 at 3.30pm onwards which will be an opportunity for you to meet our lovely Science staff and find out more about the Academy as an employer. If you wish to attend please call our reception (01924 282740) to let them know.

Closing Date is Monday 11th February 2019 at 3 pm.

The interviews will take place between 12-15 February 2019

Please note CV’s will not be accepted, application forms can be found here.


Horbury Academy is committed to the Equalities Act 2010 and also to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people, by adhering to the “Keeping Children Safe in Education” guidance.  All staff and volunteers are regularly trained regarding our expectations in keeping our students safe. An enhanced DBS is required for every post.