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Head of Science

Newland House SchoolRichmond upon Thames

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational teacher to lead Science at the School and teach the subject in Upper KS2 and Lower KS3 (Years 7 and 8) up to 11+, Common Entrance and Scholarship level.  The successful candidate will be confident, dynamic and forward thinking in planning and teaching lessons appropriate to the needs of the pupils. You will have a modern approach to teaching and preparing pupils for demanding external exams, while benefitting from small class sizes. You will have good leadership skills and a passion for Science, enabling you to engage with colleagues in the department to provide a creative and exciting curriculum.  In addition, you will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as may be required, participate in and support the school in organising its varied activities.  

As a teacher at Newland House School, you will support the school’s aim in ensuring that we provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced, covering the academic, artistic and physical elements that are crucial for the development of the whole child.  We set high standards of learning for all the children in a caring and supportive environment and you will help to promote our ethos in encouraging enquiring minds and building pupil’s strengths, interests and experiences. We pride ourselves in fostering excellent home/school relationships with parents and the candidate will be expected to have strong communication skills.

The post merits a salary commensurate with the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience. The post comes with a generous allocation of non-contact time to allow for the postholder to successfully lead the department. 

Newland House School is a successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 4 to 13 years, based in Twickenham in South West London.

Completed applications should be sent to Mrs Alka Soni, HR & Compliance Manager by the closing date.

No CVs or late applications will be accepted and no agencies please. 

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview and to be observed running a lesson in week commencing 8 March 2021.

Newland House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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