East Midlands Education Trust

Head of Science

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The Ripley Academy


£25,714 – £41,604 plus TLR 1a

Hours per Week

Full Time



Closing Date



To commence September 2021

The Ripley Academy is an 11-18 school located in Derbyshire close to Nottingham, Derby and Sheffield and within easy reach of the Peak District. We are a member of the East Midlands Education Trust and work in close partnership with the other academies within the Trust including The West Bridgford School and John Flamsteed Community School. In February 2020, the school was judged to be an Ofsted ‘Good’ school in all areas.

We are looking to appoint a Head of Science to teach across the full range of abilities.

We welcome applications from teachers who feel they have the ability, enthusiasm and commitment to enhance the lives of students at our Academy; someone who has a true passion for Science as well as the drive and determination to make a significant, positive impact on our students ensuring all achieve their full potential.

Our school is a happy, thriving school where the Headteacher is completely committed to raising teaching standards and outcomes for the students of this Academy.

For details of our recent Ofsted visit please see: https://reports.ofsted.gov.uk/inspection-reports/find-inspection- report/provider/ELS/141259

Application forms are available on our Trust website, https://www.emet.uk.com/vacancies.

Completed application forms and letters of application (two sides of A4) should be returned to recruitment@emet.uk.com.

Please note that we are unable to accept CVs for this post.

For further details of the post please email Collette Robson (School Services Director),  crobson@ripleyacademy.org.

Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment

The Ripley Academy is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check.

We welcome applications from all who feel they have the qualities to contribute to this Academy regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Closing date for applications:   Friday 30th  April 2021 at 12 noon, with interviews being held during the following week.