Trust Subject Lead Roles - English, Maths, Science and MFL
Salary: For the 0.4 Post: Leadership Grades L10 – L14 £52,723 - £58,135 – for exceptional candidates, the Trust will consider a salary above this range.
Hours: 2 days per week (with the option of combining with a 0.4 – 0.6 FTE role as a teacher in one of our Academies to make it 0.8-1 FTE paid at teacher’s pay grades)
Pay Weeks: Whole year post
Start Date: 1st September 2021
Closing Date: 10am on Monday 26th April 2021
Do you want to join a team that provides outstanding leadership, strategic direction and support to our Academies across the country? A Trust that ensures that our students are at the heart of everything we do with a clear commitment to staff well-being, professional development and progression? If the answer is yes, then Woodard Academies Trust is for you.
It is an exciting time to join us with a new three-year strategy setting the direction of the Trust. The vision statement is expressed in the following six words: “Opening minds; raising expectations; transforming lives.”
Professional development and staff engagement are key to our growing success and we continually invest in our staff through effective communication and feedback, appraisal and training and development opportunities. As a Trust we treat our staff as our biggest asset in our journey to becoming an employer of choice.
Who we’re looking for
We appointed Carol-Anne Alcock as our Director of School Improvement in November 2020, who has a track record of leading schools in challenging circumstances to Ofsted outstanding. We will shortly be announcing who we have appointed as our new Trust Lead for Curriculum and CPD. You will have the opportunity to work with these leaders who are some of the best educational professionals in the country.
The Trust are looking to appoint lead practitioners who have expertise and track records as outstanding teachers in the subjects of English, Maths, Science and Modern Foreign Languages, leading the development of high-quality assessment and curriculum practice in their subject (including links to and contribution to the wider school curriculum), and leading CPD, research and impact evaluation to improve learning, teaching and pupil outcomes.
You will be skilled at motivating and supporting teachers and leaders in departments where pupils are not maximising their progression through the curriculum.
These posts are an exciting opportunity for talented subject leaders to share their outstanding classroom practice and to motivate, coach and develop fellow professionals.
A full list of responsibilities is detailed in the job description and person specification.
About Woodard Academies Trust
The Woodard Academies Trust was established in 2007 as part of the Woodard Group of schools which was founded by Nathaniel Woodard in 1848. Our Trust comprises of six geographically dispersed academies serving communities from the North East to the south coast.
A key priority for the Trust is ensuring that all pupils, regardless of background or where they go to school, aim high and have equal access to a high-quality education which equips them with the knowledge, skills and understanding to realise their ambitions.
The location of this post is nationwide, the Trust will consider home working or base at one of our Academies or Head Office in Adam Street, London.
Please visit our website for more information about the post, if you wish to discuss the post, the details are on the Woodard Academies Trust website.