Head of Science, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6EX

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Church Stretton SchoolChurch Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6EX

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR / UPR; TLR 1.1 £7,699
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are a really successful and friendly 11-16 secondary school, serving the market town of Church Stretton and its immediate area. We are part of the South Shropshire Academy Trust, a Multi Academy Trust, currently consisting of the secondary school and one primary school. 

We are looking for an exceptional Head of Science to further develop our work in the Sciences and Computer Science. We have flexibility around the subject specialism of the successful candidate and would welcome applications from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Computer Science specialists.

Science is a popular subject area in the school with two groups of Triple Science in each of Years 10 and 11. The department consistently delivers strong outcomes across the suite of courses on offer in terms of both progress and attainment. Computer Science has recently been introduced and the first GCSE cohort will begin in September 2018. Many students go on to successfully complete A Levels in the Sciences.

The department benefits from excellent facilities with well-equipped laboratories, a computer suite and a large preparation room along with additional storage areas for equipment and chemicals. All teaching rooms have data projectors and or interactive technology and the department subscribes to a full suite of electronic resources for both KS3 and KS4. The successful candidate will have the use of a recently refurbished office.

For more information about the school please visit our website www.churchstretton.shropshire.sch.uk    We recommend visits to the school for all potential candidates, so please contact the school office, to arrange a personal visit, or if you have any queries. 

Closing date: Monday, 23rd April at 15.00hrs.

Interviews will be held the week beginning Monday, 30th April 2018.

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More about Church Stretton School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Shrewsbury Road, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6EX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1694 722209
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