Head of Science Vacancy
Head of Science (MPS/UPS)
Permanent full time contract
Required for September 2019
We are seeking to appoint an exceptional Head of Science to lead our successful and vibrant department. We are looking for a dynamic leader with a clear sense of purpose who will deliver consistently high quality lessons. The successful candidate must have the highest expectations and aspirations for every pupil and be a committed, skilled and a knowledgeable practitioner with an unerring focus on continuous improvement.
The Science department is supportive, very successful, experienced and vibrant. Outcomes are exceptionally strong, placing us amongst the highest performing schools nationally for both progress and attainment. The department is well resourced and staff teach in their own rooms. We are now part of the Synergy Multi-Academy Trust and therefore have strong links with the Science department at Reepham High School and College.
As a leader of Science, you will play a pivotal role in the next stage of our development. You will receive high quality support and CPD and will be encouraged to develop enquiry that will improve pedagogy across the school. If you would like to be part of our future, working with an employer who will listen to you, challenge and support your decision making, as well as provide you with a wealth of resources to fulfil this fantastic opportunity, your application will be welcomed.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If appointed, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with child protection policies and practices. You will also need to provide two satisfactory references.
To apply, please send your completed application form and a letter of application (maximum 2 sides of A4) outlining:
- Why you are the right person to lead our Science department
- The role of the Head of Science in developing the curriculum, particularly in relation to current national developments
Please forward your completed application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 4th March 2019
Interview date: week commencing 18th March 2019