Primary Head of STEM

11 Mar 2017
10 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Primary Head of STEM

Are you an experienced Primary Teacher seeking a role with more responsibility?

Are you an outstanding practitioner with a passion for STEM and experience of leading a related subject successfully in your career to date?

Would you love to take responsibility as Head of STEM from September at this highly rated Bristol School?

-Primary Head of STEM required from September
-Full-time, permanent role
-Responsible for Science, Maths, ICT and DT
-Leading Bristol School
-Competitive Salary and benefits package

This respected Bristol School is looking to appoint a Head of STEM from September 2017. This full-time and permanent role is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced practitioner to lead this important academic area within the school’s primary phase and is ideal for those seeking the opportunity to experience middle management.

My client is a thriving independent school based in Bristol. Located on a large, well-resourced campus, this school enjoys excellent facilities and great transport links. The school currently caters for around 700 pupils aged 3-18 with the primary phase covering the 3-11 age range.

The Head of STEM will co-ordinate Science, Maths, ICT and DT within the primary phase. Key responsibilities will be developing the curriculum within your key subject area, enabling excellent cross-curricular links. You will be expected to teach at least two of the STEM subjects, leading and motivating the faculty through consistently high-quality classroom teaching. As Head of STEM you will be tasked with the delivery of key aspects of these subjects as well as drafting an ambitious plan to see the development of this exciting curriculum area.

To be considered, you will have a track record of excellent teaching and will demonstrate an ability to develop, the same high standards in others. You may have already experienced successfully leading one of these subjects in your career to date. The promotion of strong cross curricular links will be a key aspect of this new position as will be forging and maintaining links with colleagues across all school phases. Well-developed communication skills and a proven ability to develop strategies, manage change successfully and complete projects are essential for this role.

If you’re ready to progress your career as Head of Stem, please click apply to send a detailed CV and covering letter to TeacherHub quoting reference NDHODSTEMBS020317

Skills Required
Track record of excellent classroom performance
Experience of leading a STEM based subject in your career to date
Evidence of successful leadership in career to date
Well-developed people skills
Excellent organisational and planning ability

Qualifications Required
Primary PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification
STEM based degree

Experienced Primary Teacher, Primary Faculty Leader, Primary Head of STEM