Kirkburton Middle School and Scissett Middle School are looking to recruit a Strategic Leader for Science. This is a new role which represents an exciting opportunity for a professional who is passionate about Science and wants to ignite that passion in young people through developing curriculum expertise across KS2 and KS3.

Strategic Leadership posts are new to our joint structure and the appointed person will be joining a newly formed team of professionals who share a passion for ensuring all children get the best start on their educational journey. The post holder will teach predominantly in one school, but will work across sites.

We offer the opportunity to work:

  • With young people who have a thirst for learning and positive behaviours
  • With staff teams who are motivated and committed.
  • As part of a small Multi-Academy Trust who put children at the heart

We are looking for a professional who:

  • Is passionate about Science as a subject
  • Is excited about working strategically to develop the highest quality provision
  • Is a team player, highly motivated and ambitious.

Visits are warmly welcomed and highly recommended. Should you wish to arrange a visit to either of the schools, please email or telephone 01484 865444.


The expected start date for the successful candidate is September 2021.

Salary: Leadership 1-5

Closing Date: 14 May 2021, 12.00pm

Interview Date: 25 May 2021

Other Information

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this position. The Mast Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Equality Information

The Mast Academy Trust’s aim is to attract people from diverse backgrounds to build on our inclusive culture and represent the communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to inclusivity and will consider requests for flexible working including part time and job share arrangements, where the role allows.

We adopt a ‘name blind’ approach to shortlisting. Recruiting managers will not have access to personal information, including your name and contact details, until a shortlisting decision has been made. Equality monitoring information is not accessible by recruiting managers at any stage.


Role Information

Follow this link to download the application forms.

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