Science KS4 Lead with a responsibility for enhancing student progress, Redbridge

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The Palmer Catholic AcademyRedbridge

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale plus TLR2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you passionate about Science? Our Science Department consists of a team of 12 dedicated teachers ranging in experience from NQTs to Senior Leaders and Lead practitioners, together with two science technicians. The department has 10 fully stocked labs designed around science being a practical subject with three science prep rooms facilitating this. The department is going through a period of positive change and opportunities are always arising for science staff to develop and to contribute by putting their stamp on the department.

Governors are seeking to appoint a Science KS4 Lead who has a commitment to academic excellence and a determination for every child to succeed. The successful applicant will build on the solid foundations already in place. Applications are invited from practitioners with significant experience in teaching up to A level; who have a clear understanding and commitment to maintain the highest standards of teaching and learning; have an established track record of raising achievement and who possess a strong desire to be part of an outstanding department that provides excellent teaching to students of all abilities

The Palmer Catholic Academy is a very successful, 11–18 mixed, multi-cultural, voluntary-aided comprehensive Academy in the London Borough of Redbridge.  Although a Catholic academy, we welcome applications from Catholic and non-Catholic teachers. 

The Palmer Catholic Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and the successful candidate will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Full details of the post and application forms are available on the academy’s website at The closing date for completed applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 31st January 2018.  Completed application forms should be emailed to the Headteacher’s PA, Mrs Bolton, at

Please note that we do not accept CVs or applications from agencies. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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More about The Palmer Catholic Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Aldborough Road South, Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex, IG3 8EU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85903808
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The Palmer Catholic Academy is a place where the Catholic faith is fostered and developed in the context of respect for each individual's freedom and dignity.  Everyone is treated with respect, dignity and equality, regardless of sex, race or ab...