South Hampstead High School is seeking to appoint a dynamic, experienced and inspirational Director of Science to lead a vigorous and popular department.
If you have a record of successful leadership and a vision for the Sciences at South Hampstead High School to enable us to go from strength to strength we would be delighted to hear from you.
Science at South Hampstead High School
The Sciences are popular at the School. The students enjoy their studies of Science and the Department is thriving yet is ready for the next phase of development. The girls are rewarding to teach and inquisitive, with a real desire to succeed. They respect scholarship and a passion for the subject from the teacher.
Opportunities are offered to the students who are encouraged to participate in enrichment courses outside school. The Science department runs a wide range of extra-curricular activities which include Sci Soc and gardening club. The department enters many external competitions including the CREST award and Olympiads.
About the School
Working at South Hampstead is stimulating, challenging and fun. Pupils are intelligent and inquisitive, energetic and engaging. We offer competitive salaries, generous employee benefits – including opportunities for sabbaticals – and a warm, supportive environment. There is a strong emphasis on Continuous Professional Development and on supporting teachers to engage with leading education research.
The School is part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools. We offer a variety of benefits, such as:
• Competitive salaries and pay progression
• Access to extensive professional development opportunities
• Training grants for qualifications
• Generous pension schemes
• Free life assurance benefit
• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
• A Cycle to Work scheme
• Competitive terms and conditions of employment
• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
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Applications should be addressed to Mrs Bingham, Headmistress, South Hampstead High School, 3 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 5SS or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12 noon on Wednesday 23rd January 2019.
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