Director of Science

Job Info

Scale MPS / UPS + TLR 1B
Interview Dates Likely to take place W/C 3rd April 2017
Closing Date Thursday 30th March 2017

Director of Science - TLR 1b (£9,283 - Higher TLR negotiable for an outstanding candidate)

MPS / UPS - TLR 1b (£9,283)


Date added: - 07.03.2017

Closing Date: - Apply by 9:00am Thursday 30.03.2017

Start Date: - September 2017

Contract Type: Full time

Contract Term: Permanent


Required for September 2017

Are you ready to transform student outcomes in our thriving Science department?

We would like to present you with a truly exceptional opportunity to play a key role in shaping the provision of secondary education and lifelong learning prospects within our ambitious and wonderful academy.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, energetic, dynamic and ambitious practitioner who has the capacity to become an outstanding Middle Leader and beyond.

The candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher with the drive and capacity to really thrive in this role and to become a truly outstanding leader.
  • Have a clear vision of how to improve standards Science
  • Be able to lead, motivate and inspire students and colleagues
  • Be resilient, hard-working, solution focused and whole heartedly committed to transforming student outcomes

Other whole academy leadership projects may be negotiated with interested candidates. This role is ideal preparation for senior leadership.

Kirk Balk Academy offers the successful candidate a passionate commitment to professional learning that places individual development at the heart of its ethos. You will also benefit from opportunities to learn as part of a dynamic, forward-facing leadership team with an outstanding track record in school improvement.

The Academy has the significant benefits of a new build which was officially opened in April 2011 and offers exciting and innovative opportunities to students and staff. We strongly recommend visiting our inspirational campus.

This could be your opportunity to make a significant and measurable difference in improving the educational attainment of the children and young people in this community.

Application forms and further details are available from hr@kirkbalkacademy.org or via download below:



Completed application forms and covering letters should be sent to hr@kirkbalkacademy.org

Please note that we do not accept CV's - applicants must submit a KBA application form.


Closing date: 9:00am on Thursday 30 th March 2017
Interviews are likely to take place during W/C 3 rd April


Informal visits are available and are very strongly encouraged. Please contact Michelle Pedler using the details above


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

An Enhanced DBS check will be undertaken for the successful applicant.