Deputy Curriculum Director: Science (KS3)

Keynsham, Bristol
Wellsway School
Full Time
MPR2 - UPR3 + TLR2(b)
22nd March 2021
Start Date
1st September 2021
18th April 2021 11:59 PM
Contract Term
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
1st September 2021
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1138822

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic practitioner who, under the guidance of the Director of Science, will lead science across Key Stage 3. Applications are welcomed from both current post holders and ambitious teachers with a proven track record of success and the desire to be an outstanding leader. This role provides an exciting opportunity to help shape the provision of science in our school whilst benefitting from working with practitioners across the Wellsway Multi Academy Trust to share best practice and resources.

You will need to be committed to our vision of becoming an outstanding school and to supporting the science team deliver consistently high standards for students of all abilities. Responsibilities will include monitoring and evaluating student progress and leading the development of teaching, learning and assessment at Key Stage 3. As a leader in our school, you will work closely with Deputy Curriculum Directors from other areas in developing and improving teaching and learning and will be responsible for ensuring that every student enjoys an excellent experience across their science lessons.

If you are a highly effective teacher, able to form excellent educational relationships with students and staff and are confident at leading on the development of challenging and engaging schemes of learning, we would love to hear from you. The ability to teach Combined Science GCSE to all students and A Level in your specialist subject is essential.

In return we offer:

• A school committed to excellence that values staff and students and a stable and high performing team.

• A school with outstanding ethos, results, attendance and behaviour on a par with other high achieving schools in the south west of England.

• A full and varied CPD programme offering teaching and leadership development for our staff.

• Excellent students with very good take up at GCSE and A Level.

• Wider opportunities to be involved across our multi academy trust.

Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is a partnership of schools which span the Bristol - Keynsham - Bath area that are working together to provide a high quality educational experience for all students in their care.

If you are interested and want to find out more or how to apply, please go the How to Apply section.

Closing date for applications is 23.59 Sunday 18th April 2021. Interview date to be confirmed.

PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. Wellsway School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Wellsway Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Wellsway Multi Academy Trust will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.

If you are interested and would like to discuss further, please contact Philippa Bassett (Director of Science), who will be delighted to hear from you.


Safeguarding Statement:

Wellsway School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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