Head of Science & Head of Science College

William Perkin CofE High SchoolEaling

We are looking for a Head of Science & Head of Science College in a school that offers excellent opportunities for professional development. William Perkin Church of England High School (Ofsted ‘Outstanding’) is one of four Twyford Trust schools, a successful multi-academy Trust based in the Borough of Ealing. It has a Science specialism and the subject enjoys a high profile, with large numbers of students choosing science A-levels. Outcomes at KS4 have been in the top 1% of schools and the role therefore offers exceptional opportunities for an ambitious and energetic candidate. Overall, the Trust offers comprehensive CPD, exciting development opportunities and good promotion prospects teachers and we have a very strong track record of recruiting and training staff. 

The role of Head of Science is an exciting opportunity for an innovative teacher and curriculum planner who is ready to take on departmental leadership. The successful candidate will have responsibility for managing the department in terms of quality assurance and progress monitoring within the framework of the existing Trust curriculum model.  The new post-holder will ensure that the quality of teaching and learning in the department is consistently high and will contribute to the development of a culture of sharing good practice. Additionally, they will be responsible for the delivery of a rich wider learning offer in Science and maintaining established links with a range of scientific bodies.

For an informal discussion about this position or to arrange a visit please contact the HR/Recruitment team at recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk

We offer:

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression.
  • Positive working relationships at all levels.
  • A supportive Leadership Team.
  • A full-range of Trust services providing support and development.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good degree and QTS 
  • Proven record of outstanding results
  • Experience of curriculum development & subject leadership
  • Experience of quality assurance and of leading and managing a team (for example as 2 i/c)
  • Outstanding skills as a classroom teacher and as a tutor
  • An excellent record of developmental work in current role
  • Some experience of managing or implementing curriculum systems and initiatives
  • Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • Energy and enthusiasm.

For more information about the school please visit the Twyford Trust and William Perkin websites.  For more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at:  http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies

How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website to download a job description and an application form: http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk Please do not submit applications by fax.

Closing date: 12 noon, Wednesday 24 February 2021

Interview date: w/c Monday 1 March 2021

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check  The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.

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