Head of Chemistry, Woodley, Berkshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

WaingelsWoodley, Berkshire

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale plus TLR 2
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Head of Chemistry


Waingels is an 11 to 18 Co-Educational Academy in Wokingham. We are a popular, high performing Comprehensive school, serving our local community and were judged as “Good, with an outstanding 6th form” by Ofsted in 2013. We have continued to grow, with our 2017 results seeing us achieve 74% 9 to 4 in English and Maths, 87% achieved a grade 4 or better in English and 84% A* to C at A Level and an ALPs grade 2.

We are seeking to appoint an excellent practitioner to join and lead our highly successful Chemistry department.

Do you have a passion for teaching and learning?

Do you believe in curriculum innovation and enjoy thinking strategically?

Do you believe in an aspirational education?

Do you believe that better never stops?

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with energy and vision that is ambitious for themselves and the young people of the school. You will have a growth mindset and believe in offering dynamic science learning across Key Stages. You will have the qualities to lead the Chemistry team in successfully delivering a purposeful and exciting curriculum, which is inclusive to all students.

Working with us offers you the opportunity to;

  • Join a positive school where effort and success is      celebrated
  • Engage in excellent and personalised professional      development opportunities
  • Have the support of a dynamic leadership team to      ‘take risks’ in a supportive environment

If this might be the opportunity for you then please feel free to visit the school prior to submitting an application or contact us for an informal conversation about this exciting role. Please telephone the college on 0118 969 0336 or email the Principal’s Personal Assistant, Karen Tagg, on Tagktg@waingels.wokingham.sch.uk

Download an application pack from our website www.waingels.wokingham.sch.uk

Applications should be submitted as soon as possible but no later than Friday 23 March 2018. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews arranged accordingly.

The college is committed to safeguarding, equal opportunities and to promoting the welfare of all staff and students

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More about Waingels
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Waingels Road, Woodley, Reading, Berkshire, RG5 4RF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9690336
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