Assistant Director of Science (leading on Chemistry)

The Marches SchoolShropshire

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Assistant Director of Science leading on Chemistry to join our successful team. We are seeking an innovative and motivational leader with excellent subject knowledge and the desire and commitment to raise achievement of students at all levels. The requirement will be to teach Science across KS3, KS4 and KS5.  We are looking for a passionate and inspirational professional who would enjoy working in an exciting and rewarding environment and are prepared to contribute fully to school life. 

In the Science Department we have:

• Well-equipped classrooms with a variety of interactive facilities

• An enthusiastic and supportive department team

• Hard working students and strong home/school partnerships

• A range of technology to enhance teaching and learning

The Marches is a thriving school, dedicated to ensuring students feel fully supported in all that they do. Learning radiates well beyond the classroom, with a vast array of extra-curricular activities, trips and educational visits taking place each term. Facilities at the school are exceptional, providing students with access to state of the art ICT equipment, extensive sports facilities and fully equipped classrooms.

At The Marches School we can offer:

• An ‘Outstanding’ curriculum offering students a strong core entitlement in English, Mathematics and Science

• A full extra-curricular programme with opportunities for enrichment activities for all

• An excellent opportunity for continued personal development through our Talent Pathway

• A wide range of staff benefits

• Excellent resources and facilities

• An enthusiastic and supportive team of staff, parents and governors

• Laptops and additional benefits for all teachers

The Marches School is a successful, forward-thinking 11-18 Academy, with 1,420 students currently on roll. Located in the attractive border town of Oswestry, the school enjoys a semi-rural location, within walking distance of the town centre. In 2013, The Marches opened its doors to the school's first ever Sixth Formers and now delivers a broad range of A-Levels and boasts modern, spacious Sixth Form Facilities.

There will be an opportunity for those interested in applying, to visit the school on Monday 22nd February 2021. If you would like to attend on this day or if you have any other queries, please email Sally Wilmot, Senior Deputy Headteacher at: wilmot.s@mar.mmat.org.uk 

For further information or to apply for the post please visit our online recruitment site via the school’s website www.marchesschool.co.uk  (Please note we do not accept CVs). 

Closing date for applications is midnight on Wednesday 24th February 2021.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 2nd March 2021.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.




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