Deputy Curriculum Leader for Science

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 28/04/2024 23:59
Main/Upper Pay Range £30,000 - £46,525 per annum
TLR 2c - Current value £7,847 per annum
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4NU
Number of posts:
Closing date:
28 Apr
Further Information
We are seeking to appoint a highly skilled individual with excellent subject knowledge to join our science department as a Deputy Curriculum Leader. The successful candidate will carry out the professional duties of a teacher whilst being accountable for educational outcomes of learners within key stages 3 and 4 accross the curriculum area. You will support the Director or Curriculum Leader to lead the development, implementation and evaluation of the curriculum and line manage allocated teachers within the department. 

We are looking for a colleague who has: 
  • Experience supporting the improvement of teaching and learning strategies in Science.
  • A successful track record as a teacher that demonstrates high quality teaching and learning and implementing strategies that have a positive impact on learner outcomes.
  • Experience of learning initiatives to raise achievement in Science.

Benfield School is a fully inclusive 11-16 school with excellent relationships between students and staff and a purposeful learning environment is evident in lessons and around the modernised site. With this foundation, students have a strong platform to be confident, happy and are able to achieve their aspiration. 

Our school is one of seven primary and secondary schools within the NEAT Academy Trust family of schools. At the heart of our trust is the aim to nurture, educate, achieve and transform the lives of all young people within the communities we serve across the North East. We have a national research school, which aims to build and strengthen networks of schools throughout the region and help them access effective education research and implement it in everyday practice. 

In return we offer:
• Great opportunities for continuing professional development and a career pathway across the trust.
• A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly staff where everyone is valued.
• The benefit of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust.
• Membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pensions Scheme which the trust also contributes to on your behalf.
• Recognition of previous service with other schools, academies, local government etc.
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), delivered by Health Assured – the UK and Irelands leading wellbeing provider.
• Good public transport links via Tyne and Wear Metro and road links from the A19 and A1058 Coast Road. 

Interested? If you would like to join us and feel you could thrive here, then please read the accompanying Person Specification and Job Description and complete an application form by clicking ‘apply now’ no later than midnight on 28th April 2024.

NEAT is committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks. For shortlisted candidates, we will conduct an online search as part of our screening.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.