Head of Science Department, Oldbury

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Perryfields High SchoolOldbury

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS +TLR1d(£13,156)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science Department
                                                       Full Time and Permanent – Required January 2019  
                                                                   Salary: TMS/UPS+TLR 1d (£13,156) 

We require an outstanding teacher and highly effective leader with the enthusiasm and vision to build on the strengths of our Science department, and continue to raise the achievement and standards of this ambitious, well-resourced team. 

The Head of Department will ensure teachers in their team deliver high-quality lessons, achieving excellent results for their students and instilling in them a love for the subject and a desire to succeed. The role comes with the opportunity to help develop an engaging and challenging Science curriculum.    

The successful candidate will have the experience, creativity and commitment to lead the continuing development of our Science department and will play a key role in the drive to further improve overall learning and progress.  

You will:
                be an excellent and ambitious classroom teacher; have a proven and demonstrable track record of success at GCSE; have middle management experience in a Science Department; have a good understanding of the current educational developments, especially those relating to classroom-based practice; have the highest expectations of students; have an enthusiastic and positive approach within and beyond the classroom; have energy, stamina and a sense of humour.  

Perryfields is a thriving and successful secondary school that was graded 'Good' by Ofsted in January 2018.  We have a fantastic record for both academic excellence and strong pastoral care.  The successful candidate will benefit from a thorough and robust professional development programme and strong support from the senior leadership team, with the potential and opportunity for career progression.   Application forms and further details are available from the school on 0121 421 7979 or email beverly.parker@perrys.org.uk

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment.  The documents below must be read prior to applying for this role (available on the school website in the policies section) and will be factored into the interview process:
Part One of Keeping Children Safe in Education (2016) Safeguarding

Policy and Child Protection Policy Code of Conduct for Teaching and Support Staff 

Enhanced DBS (with list checks) is required for this post.

Further information and an application pack can be found at www.perrys.org.uk or call the school on 0121 4217979 and ask for Beverley Parker.  Please forward your applications to Mrs Parker at Beverly.parker@perrys.org.uk 

Please note we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers, therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible. 

Interviews w.c 22.10.2018

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More about Perryfields High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Oldacre Road, Oldbury, West Midlands, B68 0RG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 4217979