Head of Department - Physics

St Bede's CollegeManchester

St Bede’s College is a Catholic HMC Independent College for boys and girls aged 3-18 and are seeking to appoint an experienced and dynamic Head of Department for our Physics department to teach across the age range (Years 7-13) including A Level Physics. This position is suitable for a well-qualified teacher looking for career development, who is able to lead a large team.

The primary objective of a Head of Department is to provide academic leadership driving and improving the standards of teaching and learning and associated outcomes for students.

The Head of Department is directly accountable to the Academic Deputy Head with whom they have a formal, minuted meeting at least every half term during term-time. They will also liaise with the Academic Coordinator. Heads of Department are expected to attend and contribute to the meetings between all  Department Heads and other groups where relevant. Heads of Department must remain vigilant in matters of safeguarding, ensuring that concerns which arise through lessons, preparation and attitude to work are passed on promptly to the Designated Safeguarding Lead.

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