Assistant Director of Science, Tolworth | Surbiton | Surrey

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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth FormTolworth | Surbiton | Surrey

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR £6300
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Assistant Director of Science

Tolworth Girls’ School & Sixth Form

MPS/ UPS +TLR £6300

Permanent | Full-time – Immediate Start Available

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is looking to appoint a professional, engaging and well qualified Assistant Director of Science to join our highly effective Faculty. We are a friendly school with high expectations, encouraging our students to be aspirational with their learning and to enjoy all aspects of school life. 

Twelve dedicated labs and two prep rooms, house our dedicated team of specialist Science Teachers and Technicians, in a school where students are motivated and thrive in a culture of achievement and success. We are proud to deliver a wide range of extra-curricular activities and opportunities for students to extend their learning across all areas of Science.

Our ideal candidate will have a positive, forward-thinking approach coupled with outstanding interpersonal skills.  This post holds responsibility for Key Stage 3 and the development and delivery of STEM so may suit an experienced candidate looking for additional responsibility, to mentor a strong team of like minded professionals. This is a new post, therefore we can offer an immediate or January 2019 start.

Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving community school with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change.  The school is at an exciting stage of development, with new buildings, sports and creative facilities that opened this year, increasing numbers in all years, and a sixth form of some 300 students. Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an Outstanding school. We are absolutely committed to providing the very best education for our students and we are seeking to appoint a strong candidate to this role who has the right skill set, values and attributes. 

Employee well-being is a key part of our ethos, we have a wide range of incentives to support staff and ensure they are appreciated and feel valued.  Our staff benefits include Teachers pension scheme; discounted on site Gym membership; Childcare vouches; cycle to work loan scheme and good relationships with a local estate agent for those relocating or renting. Also, free on-site parking and free breakfast every day.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. The School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.

Closing Date:               Wednesday 17th October 2018

Interview & Assessments: Friday 19th October 2018

Applications will not be considered from speculative recruitment agencies. We will only accept direct applications at this time.

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More about Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Fullers Way North, Surbiton, Surrey, KT6 7LQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 83973854
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Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a thriving Academy with a healthy and open attitude to progress and change.  Rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in September 2017, staff are aspirational for their pupils and want the best for the...