Head of Science (Chemistry)

£24728.00 - £38633.00 per annum
07 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Permanent, start date negotiable (January or Easter), full time, MPS/UPS + TLR 1C

Head of Department, Science (Chemistry)

Hays Education are currently working exclusively on behalf of a Birmingham secondary school based in Erdington to assist in recruiting a Head of Science (Chemistry) for a permanent vacancy. This is a full time teaching role up to KS5 and will be paid to the national teacher scale with a TLR. The role is due to start in January 2018 however the date can be extended to Easter 2018 for the right candidate.

Your new School
This is a seven form entry mixed comprehensive school based on the border of Erdington and Sutton Coldfield. They have strong links with their feeder primary catholic and local community schools to ensure that there is a smooth transition between primary and secondary education which understandably can be very challenging for some students and parents. The school has just over 1000 students in the school including the Sixth Form. The school places great emphasis on academic excellence to ensure that students of all abilities and social backgrounds achieve their full potential and they regularly send students to Universities all over the country as well as placing great emphasis on personal development.

The school has high expectations for all staff and is committed to providing outstanding teaching and learning. The Senior Leadership team feel that the key to their success of their school has been built on the hard work, dedication and commitment of all members of staff and students and the very strong parental support to order to ensure that together every student achieves more. The school is a founder member of the Catholic Partnership in Birmingham, a member of the Teaching School Alliance (which is committed to providing outstanding teacher training and support) and part of the North Area Network. This ensures that they remain strong partners within the education community and helps to underpin the schools desire to move forward on their journey to excellence for all.

Your new Role
In your new secondary teaching job you will be expected to lead the Science department in delivering a curriculum that will engage pupils and you will have the natural ability to deliver both lessons and instructions to your team with confidence and enthusiasm. You will need to be experienced teaching up to KS5 and ideally have a Chemistry specialism. The role is offered on a full time, permanent basis and is due to start from January 2018. However should the successful candidate be available later in the year an extension of start date to Easter 2018 could be arranged. Due to the nature of the role it is offered as a 'paid to scale' post (MPS/UPS) and includes a TLR (1-C). This role is suitable for experienced candidates only.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in your new teaching job you will have completed your studies and hold UK QTS. You will be an experienced Science (Chemistry) teacher that is passionate about student progress and is committed to helping pupils to achieve their academic potential. The ideal candidate would have been in a long term or permanent teaching role as a Head of Department and will be able to supply Hays with outstanding references from the previous employer.

What you'll need to do now
If you're interested in this teaching role please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me now. If this teaching role isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new job, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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