Job ID no. VR12083

Huxlow Academy

Huxlow Academy is a fully inclusive school, located in Irthlingborough, East Northamptonshire. Our students are a
vibrant and varied mix that bring an energy that is not found in many other schools. The loyalty the students show for
the staff and community, whom they recognise care so deeply about them, is what makes Huxlow a very rewarding
and fun place to work. If you want to work with a team committed to making a difference to the lives of the young
people in our community, we want to hear from you!

We require a talented and committed Head of Science to lead the Department at this exciting stage in our
improvement journey. We believe that Science is at the heart of the success of any improvement at Huxlow and will
be fully supportive of a leader that has a coherent vision and philosophy for a highly effective Science curriculum and
its teaching. If you care deeply about providing students with the expectations and experience in your Science
department that builds the skills and knowledge that enables every student to achieve success and find enjoyment in
the power of Science to change lives then apply today! We are looking for an inspirational practitioner to join us as we
strive for excellence, and to take the Science curriculum and its teaching to the next level.

The successful candidate will:
• Have a passion and vision for the power of the Science curriculum to impact on students’ aspirations, thinking
skills, character, understanding and ultimately success and enjoyment in life.
• Lead a team of staff to make Science a relevant and vibrant subject area for our students. Developing a love for,
and aptitude in the subject that allows students to achieve strong outcomes in Science and an ability to transfer
these skills to enhance their success in other subjects
• Demonstrate consistently positive progress with their teaching groups
• Be committed to using evidence-based pedagogy in their own classroom and that of others’, to drive standards in
Science
• Be determined that all students should have the best opportunity for success in Science

Training and development opportunities will be offered. All staff are encouraged to study further, and the Trust will
actively support staff to obtain relevant further qualifications where possible.

Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to
deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual
identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate
to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students.

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young
people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

How to apply: All documents including the full job description, person specification and application form are available
on our website https://www.huxlow.northants.sch.uk/ Please ensure your application form and covering letter
includes examples of your experience and how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person
specification. Further information requests or completed applications should be sent to Sonya Earby-Martin
E: hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk T:01933 650496

This vacancy will close once the post is filled.


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