Head of Science

Straight A Education
12 Jan 2018
14 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Science Reading, Berkshire

Full-time - Permanent

Good School

Calling all Science teachers looking for promotion, or experienced Head of Science looking for a new challenge!

This top Comprehensive School is looking to recruit a new Head of Science starting January 2018, or sooner. This is an exciting opportunity which has arisen due to a pending retirement.

This popular, oversubscribed comprehensive is in the Reading area and has excellent commuting links and a large staff car park. With an inspirational Leadership team, this school is on a journey to become 'Outstanding’. Can you help their thriving Science Department reach their full potential?

This is a vibrant and exciting school, which is known in the local area for encouragement and enthusiasm for developing the minds of its expectant students. The school provides a good environment for both staff and students to learn and develop as individuals, as noted in their recent OFSTED report, which also categorised Behaviour and Leadership as 'good’.

The school boasts attractive, light and modern buildings. Every teacher of Science has their own classroom, and all teachers are equipped with top of the range laptops. The school is large in size with over 1600 students (including Sixth form), however close relationships and small class sizes create an intimate atmosphere in which all members of the school community can thrive.

The school is located well for all transport links. This Schools aim is to support children and young people in overcoming barriers to success and move on towards reaching their goals through individual target setting and a personalised curriculum which combines academic learning with social skills, the development of greater self-awareness and reflective strategies and improved motivation to tackle problems and see tasks through.

Person Specification for Head of Science - The ideal Head of Science candidate will be industrious and inspiring with the ability to deliver excellent and engaging lessons. You will support and develop your dedicated team with an approachable manner. Apply immediately to avoid disappointment!

* January 2018 Start * Excellent Head Teacher and Supportive Team * CPD * Excellent salary Leadership Scale L7 - L11 up to £56,000

Apply immediately to avoid disappointment!