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Subject Specialist Leader (Biology)

Reference: SEP20214415
Expiry date: 14:00, 01 October 2021
Location: Inspiration Trust, Central Services
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: The Inspiration Trust offers all staff a range of benefits via our ‘my lifestyle' portal. All eligible staff will have access to a range of benefits from salary sacrifice schemes and employee discounts.
Attachments: CENJDSubjectSpecialistLeaderBiology.pdf

Subject Specialist Leader - Biology (Trust wide)

Permanent, Full Time

Salary: Leadership scale L12-16

Starting: January 2022

Norwich, with regular work across Norfolk and north Suffolk

Inspiration Trust is at an exciting point in its development. We have twice ranked in the country’s top comprehensive secondary schools group and the trust is recognised nationally for its curriculum development work. We have one of the country's first maths and science specialist sixth forms. This role is key to the long term vision for science in the trust.

The successful candidate will be integral to our school improvement strategy and will take a leadership role within that, as part of a wider central education team. A part of the role will include teaching 2 days a week. The location of teaching will be discussed with the successful candidate, but will be within one of our secondary schools. The successful candidate will understand that high impact teaching is informed by effective curriculum design and a knowledge thorough pedagogy. We are seeking a leader who can not only deliver this in their own classroom, but who can lead on this across the Trust, leading, coaching and supporting other teachers. As part of this role, you will also be leading on science trust-wide strategies.

There will be opportunities to play a part in our school-based Initial Teacher Training programme training the classroom leaders of the future, and to and contribute to our longer term curriculum development work, making this a very exciting role.

Salary and benefits

The salary for this role is between L12-L16 (£55,338 - £61,166)

Benefits include:

  • Extensive CPD opportunities, including role relevant National Professional Qualification
  • A network of senior leaders and principals with a wealth of expertise
  • Wide opportunities for leadership progression
  • Teachers’ Pension scheme
  • Opportunity to be involved in the delivery of our highly successful SCITT programme
  • Access to employee benefits hub including cycle to work, and discounts at a range of retailers 

If you’d like an informal conversation prior to applying please contact:

Closing date for applications is: Friday 1st October 2021

Interview date: Monday 11th October 2021

Inspiration Trust is committed to safeguarding and all staff appointments are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS checks. You will be required to provide references and undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.  

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We are an equal opportunities employer.