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Trafalgar School

Trust Director of Science

Closing date: 20/06/2024 at 17:00

Job Start Date: 01/09/2024

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Leadership Scale

Salary Details: Leadership L13-17 (£63,430-£69,970)

Hours of Work: Teaching

Location of Role: Salterns Academy Trust

Job/Person Summary

Salterns Academy Trust aims to provide an excellent inclusive education for every student in each school within the Trust. The Trust currently operates two oversubscribed schools for students aged 11-16 in the North Island area of Portsmouth. Admiral Lord Nelson School and Trafalgar School, provide excellent, inclusive education for over 2200 students. Both schools are growing, increasing to over 2300 students in the next two years. In addition, the Trust is in the process of expanding and expects to welcome Mayfield School into Salterns Academy Trust this academic year. Mayfield School is an all-through school with 1400 students aged 4-16 on roll that is embarking on a rapid school improvement journey with the Trust’s support.


We are looking to recruit an experienced leader to lead the development of an outstanding Trust Science curriculum alongside leading the Science faculty in a Trust School.


If you are interested in joining our incredible team, we would love to hear from you and we strongly recommend you come and visit our schools.

Application Procedure

To apply, please complete the application form that can be found on the Salterns Trust website https://salternstrust.co.uk/careers Please submit completed applications to:[email protected]

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

Safer Recruitment

The Salterns Academy Trust and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring checks along with other relevant employment checks including an online check. Some forms of employment, occupations and professions are exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Working within a School is exempted from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. You are applying for a role that is eligible for an enhanced DBS check and access to the barred list and if shortlisted for interview you will be required to complete the relevant self-declaration and disclosure form and taking into account the offences that are protected or filtered declare: • All unspent convictions and conditional cautions. • All spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e., that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020). • If you have been barred from working with Children and/or Adults at risk. The DBS check will reveal both spent and unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, and any other information held by local police that’s considered relevant to the role. Any information that is “protected” under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 will not appear on a DBS certificate. The successful candidate will then be asked to complete an application for the relevant Disclosure and Barring Service check or if subscribed to the update service provide the necessary details to allow a check to be made.

About us

Address: London Road, Hilsea, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 9RJ

Telephone: 023 9269 3521

Website: https://salternstrust.co.uk/careers

Application form