Head of Science, St. Helens

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St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic High SchoolSt. Helens
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Start date: January 2020 or asap
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR1b
Contract term: Permanent

St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic High School is an 11 - 16 school comprising of 600 students and 70 staff. It lies at the heart of the community it serves and welcomes students of all faiths, teaching them gospel values and nurturing them to become confident young adults. The February 2018 OFSTED inspection accurately graded the school '4' in all areas. A year later, the school has made ‘significant strides towards overcoming some of the very significant challenges identified at the last inspection.’ (HMI February 2019). We now need an enthusiastic Head of Science with the ability to lead, motivate and inspire; who has vision for the subject area and a willingness to be part of our school's journey; with a desire to help our students to achieve the best outcomes possible.  

The post operates within the current Mission Statement of our school.

Governors are now seeking a Head of Science who: 

  • Evidence of achieving high standards of teaching in the classroom;
  • Has the ability to raise standards of learning and achievement of pupils in the subject area;
  • Has the ability to lead a team and provide support and guidance to others;
  • Has humour, compassion, determination and drive   

Completed application forms should be marked for the attention of Mrs G Lynch, Headteacher.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 01744 678112. 

Closing date: Monday 14th October 2019- 12 noon              
Interviews: W/c 21st October 2019

The post is subject to satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure. The school 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 candidate will be required to sign a CES contract.

More about St Augustine of Canterbury Catholic High School
Address: Boardmans Lane, Blackbrook, St. Helens, Merseyside, WA11 9BB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1744 678112