Head of Science

St Philomena's Catholic High School for GirlsSutton

Do you want to work in one of the Top 100 schools, equipping students for success in both further study and future employment?  Whether you are an experienced teacher or NQT this is an opportunity to excel in this challenging and rewarding role.

We are seeking to appoint a Head of Science to work in partnership with the Headteacher, SLT and the Science Department to develop, shape and drive performance in Science, building on successes of the past through creative and dynamic strategies.  

The successful candidate will: 

 Have outstanding teaching, management and interpersonal skills with at least five years secondary teaching experience.

 Be an A Level Specialist in Chemistry, Biology or Physics specialist delivering all three Science to Key Stage 4 and the ability to deliver Biology or Physics to Key Stage 5.

 Be enthusiastic and able to inspire, challenge, motivate and manage a talented team of teachers.

 Be able to demonstrate excellent knowledge and understanding of strategies to raise and maintain high achievement and attainment.

 Be passionate and committed to improving teaching and learning across Key Stages 3 – 5. 

 Have good interpersonal and presentational skills.

 Be forward thinking, inspirational, receptive to change and able to work under pressure.

We offer:

 A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.

 An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and creative team.

 A supportive environment in which your talent and commitment will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded.

 A superb opportunity to work in a flourishing school committed to delivering outstanding education.

This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a thriving school and make a major contribution to the schools continued success.

Applications from non-Catholics are welcome. All staff are required to be supportive of the Catholic ethos and we have a full time Chaplain that can help support individuals within their role.

Interviews: We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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