Head of Science - Da Vinci Academy - L.E.A.D. Academy Trust

Head of Science - Da Vinci Academy

Closing date: 24/10/2018
Salary: £ MPS/UPS + TLR 1b

Job description:


Reporting to: Deputy Headteacher

Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 1b


Location: Derby, DE21 4ET

Required to start: January 2019


Having converted to academy status at the heart of the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust in May 2017, Da Vinci Academy is an increasingly successful secondary school with around 600 students. A student centred philosophy is     supported by an unwavering commitment to the achievement of successful outcomes for each and every young person. Together with the L.E.A.D. Academy Trust, a strong and clear vision is in place - one team   changing worlds. Our vision is achieved by supporting all to Aspire, Believe, Learn, Achieve. This is what we all firmly believe in and strive to achieve at all times.

The benefit of our close-knit academy community is a real team environment where students and staff alike can really shine.

We are looking to recruit a Head of Science from January 2019. You will be an excellent science classroom practitioner with the skills and determination to ensure exciting science learning and outstanding progress for students of all abilities. You will possess the energy and enthusiasm to share good practice and to achieve a high standard of education for students leading to excellent outcomes.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • build an effective science team to raise attainment and implement appropriate change
  • promote attainment across the science department
  • monitor and evaluate standards of learning and teaching using a variety of approaches
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner acting as a role model for others

It is an exciting time at Da Vinci Academy with the appointment of a new Headteacher from January 2018. You will be part of Da Vinci Academy’s development and the journey to securing improvement and raising       standards across all areas thereby truly making a difference to our students and their futures.

This is a superb opportunity to develop and progress professionally and to impact upon student’s learning.

The L.E.A.D. Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please click on the link below for an application pack:

Application pack

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