Director of Science, Guildford, Surrey

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Guildford County SchoolGuildford, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMSP or UPS plus TLR 1.5 (£9,927)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Guildford County is an outstanding school seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to lead a highly successful department to teach up to and including A Level.  

Science is a strong department in the school with a very supportive team ethos, and 100% of students achieved A*-C at GCSE level Triple Science. At A-level over a third of students averaged A*-A, with many students progressing to read Science at University.  

We are looking for a Director of Science with a proven track record of success in improving standards and raising pupil outcomes. This is an exciting opportunity for a middle leader looking to extend their experience, or for an outstanding, ambitious teacher seeking their first middle leadership post.  

You will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and motivational skills. Furthermore, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to lead a successful department, drawing on your extensive teaching and leadership experience, as well as the enthusiasm to contribute to all other aspects of school life.

Please come and visit us to find out more if you are interested in learning more about us.

For further information or to download an application form, please visit or contact Sarah Mackenzie, HR Officer on 01483 504089 or email 

Closing date: Midday, 9th January 2020

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake and enhanced disclosure by the DBS.

More about Guildford County School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Farnham Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4LU, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1483 504089
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Guildford County School has an established reputation for academic excellence, and we are very proud of the results our students achieve year after year. At Guildford County, we promote individual excellence within a caring community. We pride oursel...