HOD - Science Outwood Academy City, Sheffield - Vacancy

We are excited to be looking for a dynamic, forward thinking Head of Department to take our Science department to the next level. We are looking for an inspiring and energetic leader with a real passion for Science. You will be a motivated, enthusiastic and driven individual who has the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our single goal of ‘Students First’.

We offer an exciting opportunity to lead a team of seven teachers and two technicians. You will have leadership experience, be determined and driven and have the ability to transform students’ lives. You will work alongside a fantastic team to continue to achieve the highest possible outcomes for students, irrespective of their backgrounds or starting points.

Outwood Academy City joined the Outwood Grange Academies Trust in January 2014. Outwood Grange Academies Trust is nationally recognised as one of the highest performing multi-academy trusts in the country.

In 2016, 68% of our students achieved the gold standard of A*-C in English and Mathematics. This was alongside an overall progress score of +0.30. The Science department has undergone rapid transformation; 64% of the entire cohort achieved EBacc Science (2+A*-C), together with 98% A*-C results for triple Science and a significantly positive progress score.

The role of Head of Science at Outwood Academy City would be ideal for either an experienced Head of Department or someone looking to make that next step. You will be extensively supported by a team of Science Directors, allowing you to strategically lead the department, whilst receiving support and advice from the Director team. This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to lead a dynamic department and be pivotal in shaping the department on its journey to outstanding.

Through our partnership with the Outwood Institute of Education, we can offer high quality support and professional development programs. Being part of the wider Trust, which also has academies across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire, provides a significant amount of career progression.

This is a critical appointment for the Academy and is an exciting opportunity for you to move your career onto the next stage.

We warmly welcome and encourage potential applicants to visit the Academy. To arrange a visit please contact Mrs Whitchurch, Head of Science by email to C.Whitchurch@city.outwood.com.

For an application pack and further information, please visit www.city.outwood.com or contact our HR Department by email to recruitment@city.outwood.com.

Closing date: 12.00pm on Thursday 30th March 2017
Interviews will take place the following week

The Outwood Grange Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Closing Date

Applications close .
March 30, 2017 12:00

How to Apply

To apply please complete the application form from our website at www.city.sheffield.sch.uk. Your supporting statement should address and evidence the selection criteria detailed in the Person Specification.

Applying:
Completed application forms may be returned in electronic format to:- recruitment@city.sheffield.sch.uk

If you would prefer to submit a paper application form, please return to:

Mrs J Jones
Outwood Academy City
Stradbroke Road
Sheffield
S13 8SS