Head of Science
1 Windmill Road
Edmonton, LONDON, N18 1NB
Main Pay Range/ Upper Pay Range (Outer London Weighting) + TLR1d (£14,732)
Salary negotiable dependent upon experience
Full Time, Permanent
September 2023 start date
Aylward Academy is a community where inspirational teaching, self-evaluation and self-improvement are evident from the moment you enter our Academy. Our students are diverse, exciting and talented – and the same is true of our staff. We put a huge emphasis on professional development, most of it in-house, and are proud of the high number of good and outstanding teachers who work in our school. We are also noted for our ‘can-do attitude. We are proud to serve the communities around Enfield as an 11-18 school and we were judged as a 'Good academy' by Ofsted in July 2021.
We are looking to appoint a creative, enthusiastic and inspiring Head of Science to lead an effective department to ensure that all students make excellent progress and achieve well at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. If you are an outstanding, enthusiastic and ambitious teacher or aspiring leader who holds QTS and has the ability to teach across all key stages, please get in touch. We welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate a passion for teaching Science, a commitment to promoting high-quality teaching and learning within this department, the ability to promote Science across the curriculum and successfully lead and inspire students and staff to be the best they can be.
Aylward Academy is most definitely a school on the rise. GCSE outcomes are up, attendance to school is up, student adherence to the school ethos is positive and this is in a context where exclusions from school are minimal. Our community is one where we strongly believe that education is about attaining good qualifications as well as developing young people into active and positive contributors to society. We welcome professionals that are passionate in guiding young people in these crucial years of their development.
At Aylward, we place strong emphasis on professional development and believe a culture of shared leadership teamed with an unwavering passion for teaching and learning are at the heart of what we do.
Closing date: Monday April 24th 2023
Interviews will take place shortly after the closing date and applications will be considered upon receipt.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.
In line with our safeguarding practices, we are unable to accept CV’s. Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today.
Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.
Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part-time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.
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Safer Recruitment Statement Vision BrochureHead of Science JD & PS .docx.pdf