Director of STEM

Ormiston Sudbury Academy
Responsible to: 
Vice Principal
Full Time, Permanent
Salary/salary scale: 
Leadership pay spine L1 – L8 (£39374 - £46799)
Closing date: 
13th Oct 2017, 12:15 pm
Interview date(s): 
w/c Monday 16th October
Start date: 
January 2018

Exciting new opportunity This is a new post at the Academy and an opportunity for an experienced and inspiring teacher of maths, with a passion for the subject, to develop the STEM agenda for our students, in conjunction with other key faculty leaders. Ormiston Sudbury Academy is a “good school” (Ofsted 2014), well on its way to being outstanding. We encourage all students to be the best that they can be, seeing each individual as unique, with their own strengths and areas to improve. Our students enjoy their lessons, they are inspired to be inquisitive about their learning; staff provide each one of them with personalised academic challenge that enables them to realise their potential. Achievement in maths has risen significantly in the past three years across both KS4 and KS5 to now meet national averages. It is a faculty where “…teachers use their strong subject knowledge well to promote secure progress in all year groups…” (Ofsted)

The ideal candidate will:
 be a good classroom practitioner with a strong record of achieving good outcomes and a clear commitment to helping students reach their full potential
 possess a high level of professionalism
 have a desire to develop excellence and be an outstanding teacher
 be a committed team player with excellent interpersonal skills
 share the Principal’s vision to offer an exceptional education for all students on a day to day basis
 be resilient and accepting of challenge and change

We can offer you:
 an atmosphere of mutual support and co-operation, where you will have access to promotion opportunities and superb professional development
 a happy and supportive work environment, with high expectations of staff and students We welcome applications from any high performing, passionate, experienced and qualified teachers looking for a new challenge or career progression.

Ormiston Sudbury Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

How to apply: 

For further information about us, please visit our website at For enquiries, please contact: Kirsty Phillips (Data Manager), 01787 375131, Caroline Wilson, (Principal), 01787 375131 Applications should be posted directly to the Miss Phillips

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