Head of Science Faculty, Waltham Forest

Closing date:

Chingford Foundation SchoolWaltham Forest

Date posted:
Start date: April 2019 or sooner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 1c (£13,288)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No



SALARY: MPS/UPS plus TLR 1C (£13,288)


The School

Chingford Foundation School has recently received the accolade of appearing in England’s top 100 schools for sustained improvement in its academic outcomes. This placed the School in the top 3% of non-selective, state-funding schools. We are also pleased to host a Sixth Form Centre which was rated as “Outstanding” by OFSTED.

In 2017/2018:

· 70% of Year 11 students achieved a standard pass in English and Maths

· 30% of students achieved the EBACC

· Attainment 8 score of 48.3 (indicative national average 46.3)

· Over 50% of A level entries at grades A*-B, 20% A*-A

· 24 subjects at A Level had a 100% pass rate

· BTEC Level 3 – 93% D*/Distinction

· A wide range of university offers and subjects including 31 students placed at Russell Group universities and 2 Oxbridge places.

Our school seeks to challenge and extend students of all abilities and backgrounds and will provide them with the secure learning foundations to lead happy and successful lives while also enabling them to make positive contributions to the communities in which they live.

Our commitment to quality, achievement and the “comprehensive ethos” makes us the natural first choice of students, parents/carers and staff who are keen to contribute to the successful development of tomorrow’s young citizens.

The Department and Role

We are currently seeking a Head of Science to lead our large and successful Science Faculty. At our most recent OFSTED inspection, our school was rated as ‘Good’ with an ‘Outstanding’ Sixth Form. This post is suitable either for an experienced Head of Science, or an ambitious teacher middle leader looking for a promoted post.

What Do We Offer?

■ Supportive, collaborative Department and School

■ Leadership training and development opportunities

■ Exceptional CPD

■ Outstanding support and Guidance for NQT’s

■ Outstanding career development

If you would like to join a school that aims to provide a secure, caring and stimulating learning environment through expert teaching and support staff ensuring all students achieve their full potential. Where staff are hard-working, committed, supported and valued, then please download an Application Form and further details from the school website (www.chingfordfoundation.org) and email to jobs@chingford.waltham.sch.uk or post to the above address. 

Closing date: Friday, 23rd November 2018 at 9am

Interviews: w/c 26th November 2018.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure Check.

The Trust requires that all adults who work with pupils promote pupil safety and wellbeing; adhering to Trust policies to ensure effective Child Protection and Safeguarding provision, either directly or indirectly. 

Please note that if you are not contacted within two weeks of the above closing date, that you can take this to mean that you have not been shortlisted.

Job location

More about Chingford Foundation School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Nevin Drive, Chingford, London, E4 7LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85291853
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