Director of Science, Sidcup, Kent

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Hurstmere SchoolSidcup, Kent

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L9 - L13
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governors wish to appoint an outstanding teacher of Science to work closely with the Senior Leadership Team and the Head of Science to further develop learning in Science throughout the school. As a member of the school’s Extended Senior Leadership Team, the postholder will also take responsibility for an aspect of learning across the whole school.

Hurstmere School is committed to ensuring colleagues achieve an effective work-life balance, in order that the pupils are served by motivated, inspirational teachers. The provision of Continuing Professional Development opportunities is central to the school’s pledge to further develop teachers at every stage of their career.

Hurstmere School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

To apply please complete the application form available from the link below or the school website and either e-mail to or post to the school.

For further information please contact the Principal’s PA, Mrs C Murphy on or 020 8300 5665.


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More about Hurstmere School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8300 5665
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Hurstmere School is an all boys, non-denominational secondary school in Kent, serving students from the age of 11-16. The secondary school, situated in Sidcup has approximately 1,055 students on record. It is a member of the South East London Schools...