Cockermouth School Academy is a high performing, truly comprehensive school located in a beautiful part of the country on the edge of the Lake District National Park and at the heart of its community.
From September 2019, we require an enthusiastic and well qualified Head of Biology to lead this highly successful department. Cockermouth School is a popular and oversubscribed 11-18 school with a Biology Department that consistently achieves results well above the national average; A level results last year placed Biology in the top 10% of the country for student progress. Increasing numbers are choosing to study this subject at both KS4 and Post 16 and at A level.
The successful candidate will be an experienced leader, an inspirational and outstanding practitioner with excellent curriculum knowledge.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a school which is committed to supporting everyone to achieve their very best and where staff and students are highly motivated and keen to learn.
Cockermouth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of students, engages with young people and staff on policy and practice developments, proactively encourages feedback and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Cockermouth School is a Safeguarding School. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate checks and undertake an enhanced DBS and where appropriate to the post, a requirement to complete a Childcare Disqualification declaration.