Science Raising Standards Leader, Banstead

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The Beacon SchoolBanstead

Date posted:
Start date: Easter or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS Fringe
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Science Raising Standards Leader  required for Easter or September 2018

The Beacon School is seeking to appoint a passionate teacher with a proven track record of achieving excellent Science results to join our successful Science department as a Raising Standards Leader. Our core purpose as a school is to strive for exceptional learning and your role will be to support the Head of Science to drive forwards progress and attainment in the subject.  

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a school that focuses relentlessly on raising standards and invests in the development of both staff and students. In March 2017, we were graded as being a ‘Good’ school and we have a clear mission to be Outstanding by 2020. 

We proudly serve our local community, attracting students from a wide range of backgrounds and are part of GLF Schools, which is a supportive family of 27 schools. Successful candidates will have exceptional career development opportunities as a colleague in this family and there are a number of opportunities to work collaboratively across the multi academy trust.

The successful candidate will need to:

● provide, with the Head of Science, strategic leadership to improve results
● be an outstanding classroom practitioner
● have excellent communication and leadership skills
● deliver whole school CPD
● support students and families to enhance their understanding of Science

We can offer you:

● an environment where the focus is on developing high quality teaching
● a highly supportive and aspirational department to work in
● exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme
● the opportunity to develop your teaching career with the possibility of moving into whole school leadership roles
● an opportunity to work in the GLF family of schools

We are conveniently located with excellent road links and just forty minutes by train from London Victoria.

For an informal discussion about the post, please call Paul Cuthbert, Deputy Headteacher. 

For more information and an application form, please visit or email:

Closing date:  Noon on Monday 11th December 2017

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview prior to application deadline or withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response.  Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

References may be requested upon receipt of your application, so please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interview date. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about The Beacon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Picquets Way, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 1AG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1737 359103
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“Excellence in Everything”

BACKGROUND. The Beacon School was formed from the re-organisation of the two existing schools in Banstead in 1989 and is an 11-18 Mixed Comprehensive with 1391 students currently on roll. The school is situated ...