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Second in Charge of Science

At Oasis Academy Hadley ,
Salary: MPS/UPS (Outer London) + TLR 2c
Role: Full-time
Contract: Permanent
Start Date: September 2021
Closed Date: 08:00 AM on Wednesday 16th June 2021
Interviews: w/c Monday 21st June 2021

Second in Charge of Science

Dates:  Apply by 8am on Wednesday 16th June 2021

Salary:  MPS/UPS (Outer London) + TLR 2c

Location: Enfield, North East London

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking an excellent teacher to take on the role of Second in Charge of Science. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the head of department in leading the Science area.

Oasis Academy Hadley is an inclusive all-through, 2 to 18 academy that is committed to giving children the best possible education. High-performing and continuously improving, we are located in our state of the art building, a two minute walk from Ponders End train station. 

The Science Department is a cohesive team who are all committed to ensuring that students develop their full potential in science and enjoy learning.  The staff team is a mix of experienced and newer staff whose specialisms cover the three disciplines.  All are hard-working, enthusiastic and flexible.  Staff are keen to develop professionally and there are frequent development opportunities both within science and the wider academy.

The team is led by the Faculty Leader who is supported by a KS5 Co-ordinator, KS4 Co-ordinator, KS3 Co-ordinator and Phase 1 Co-ordinator.  The Science Faculty has made steady improvements in recent years with GCSE results rising year on year.  Post-16 A Level Biology, Physics, Chemistry and Level 3 BTEC Science are offered and recent results have seen students achieving 100% A*-E with many achieving the top grades and moving onto science related degree courses such as biomedical sciences, pharmacy, civil engineering, aerospace engineering and dentistry.

The Science Faculty occupies a ground floor wing in the Academy where there are purpose built well-resourced suite of laboratories The Faculty is well-equipped with interactive Clevertouch boards and Apple TV. All teachers are provided with a laptop computer and an iPad with a keyboard.

As a Apple school, all staff and students are provided with an iPad to use at home and at Hadley.

We are committed to providing staff with high quality professional development and weekly professional development sessions are led by experienced colleagues, focussing on Academy priorities are available to all teachers.  The induction of new staff is important.  We have a tailored programme for staff in training which is tailored to meet their needs. All newly qualified staff are allocated an experienced subject mentor who will meet them regularly and supports them as they settle into the Academy as well as the Induction Tutor who is responsible for supporting newly qualified teachers in successfully completing their induction year.

If you can inspire young people, are passionate about Science education and prepared to go the extra mile, we would welcome an application from you.

For more information about the post as well as an application pack including a full job description, please visit our website or contact  Alice Weeks, People Directorate Officer, on 020 8804 6946 ext 73012 or

We welcome informal visits to the Academy from prospective candidates.

Completed applications should be submitted to:  by 8am on Wednesday 16th June 2021.

Interviews will take place: w/c Monday 21st June 2021

Oasis Community Learning runs transformational Academies in many areas across the United Kingdom. Believing that every person, in addition to every child matters, we are working with the wider Oasis Group, transforming schools into Community hubs, through applying a holistic view of education.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced Disclosure and Barring.

Oasis Community Learning supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Oasis is committed to making a difference to the lives of the communities it works in, and as such you must show a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours, which flow from the Oasis ethos. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks.

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How do I Apply?

To apply for the position of Second in Charge of Science, please download (saving to your computer) and complete the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either upload and submit the forms Online or by Email.

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Please send your completed application forms to by no later than the 08:00 AM on Wednesday 16th June 2021.

If you have any questions or require any further information, please contact a member of the Oasis Academy Hadley recruitment team on .