Head of Science (The Excel Academy)

The Excel Academy, Milton Road, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 6LG
Leadership 8-12, Actual Salary (£50,151 - £55,338)
19 Jan 2021
08 Feb 2021
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Term time

Job Reference: 354219 


Principal: Mr D Bishop

Required: September 2021

Head of Science Faculty

Leadership 8-12, Actual Salary (£50,151 - £55,338)


·        Plus £2,000 Relocation Allowance

·        Leadership Development Programme to Support Fast Track SLT Opportunities


The Excel Academy is looking to appoint an ambitious individual who will be a role model for the outstanding teaching and learning of Science. The Science Team consists of highly qualified, effective practitioners: we are looking for an inspiring individual to join us and drive further improvement in this motivated faculty.


The successful candidate will be an excellent practitioner, committed to the highest standards of achievement with a clear vision and a good track record in raising standards. They will able to identify, implement and model strategies to improve the quality of education. We offer high quality leadership development opportunities which makes this role appropriate for outstanding practitioners both with or without significant leadership experience. There is the opportunity for further career development and clear progression to becoming a senior leader.


The Excel Academy is the school of choice and most oversubscribed in the City. It boasts some of the best educational standards with outstanding facilities and a state-of-the-art learning environment. A key focus is to continue to improve the quality of learning and so raise attainment and enjoyment. Our aim is to be outstanding in every respect.


The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes.


If you are a highly effective and innovative teacher or leader and want to be empowered to make decisions to raise standards, then we would love to hear from you.  For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/  Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk . Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. 


The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.


Closing Date for this Post:  Monday 8th February 2021 at 9:00am

Interview Date:  To Be Confirmed


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