Lead Teacher of Science - Excelsior Academy (External to Council)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/02/2019 12:00
L1-L4 (Spot salary to be negotiated depending on experience)
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Excelsior Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 6AF
Closing date:
1 Feb
Further Information

External to Council - The Laidlaw Schools Trust is an External Company, you will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council

Excelsior Academy
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE15 6AF

The Trustees are seeking to appoint a Lead Teacher of Science for Excelsior Academy.

Excelsior Academy is an innovative academy in its tenth year. It works on a ‘schools within a school’ model. Excelsior is part of the Laidlaw Schools Trust, created to give children from socially and economically challenged areas the best possible education and start in life. In September 2013, we became Newcastle’s first ‘all through’ Academy educating children from age 3 to 19 years old.

Working at Excelsior will challenge you – but the rewards are huge. Successful candidates will play an important role in our continuous drive for further improvement and will have the potential to work in Key Stages three, four and five.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne and trust wide Senior Strategic Leads for English, Mathematics and Science based between our two secondary academies.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Careers section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website http://laidlawschoolstrust.com/careers/. Interested candidates are welcome to tour the school, please contact Mahima Zafar at the Academy office on 0191 2288 400 to arrange a visit. If you wish to have an informal discussion about this post, please contact: Deborah Slater, Senior Strategic Leader of Science Deborah.Slater@laidlawschoolstrust.com / 0191 2288400

Closing Date: 12noon on Friday 1 February 2019
Candidates who have not been contacted by Friday 8 February 2019 may assume they have been unsuccessful.
Interviews will take place: week commencing Monday 11 February 2019

Applications should be returned to: mahima.zafar@excelsiornewcastle.org.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and a range of other recruitment checks. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.