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Employer George Mitchell School
Location Waltham Forest
Salary TLR 2b £4441
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2018

Age range: 11-16

This is an exciting opportunity for a bright and innovative individual to take on a leadership role within the Science department at George Mitchell All-through School. The successful candidate will support the Curriculum Leader for Science with the leadership and management of the range of specialisms covered within the department and will be a highly committed, motivated and passionate teacher who can lead by example.

We are looking for a candidate who will maintain a relentless focus on strategies to sustain the highest quality of teaching and learning in Science to achieve outstanding outcomes. You will be able to lead, strategically plan and motivate both students and teachers to achieve their full potential. This is a unique opportunity for a talented individual to help build an outstanding department.

George Mitchell is aspiring to be an outstanding school, and we welcome colleagues who want to join us, and our students, on that journey. Behaviour for Learning is very good, and there is an enthusiastic emphasis on good outcomes for our students who hail from a richly diverse area, with many ethnic groups and languages represented. We are very much a community school at the heart of a local neighbourhood, and we provide a haven in which our children feel safe, valued and happy. Each child at George Mitchell is special and we do our utmost to ensure that each student is given every opportunity to learn and succeed.

George Mitchell is well served by public transport and we are currently planning for a new build to be completed in October 2017 - this will include brand new Science facilities.

We have a comprehensive induction programme and excellent professional development opportunities. We are committed to the task of continuing to raise standards.

We warmly welcome an informal visit or a conversation prior to application.

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. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance

For more information please see our website or contact Androulla Christodoulou, HR Manager or e-mail

Completed application forms should be posted to Androulla Christodoulou, George Mitchell School House, Brewster Road, Leyton E10 6RQ or e-mailed to Androulla Christodoulou. Please note we do not accept CV applications, an application form is attached to this advert.

Deadline: Noon Monday 16th October 2017.

George Mitchell All-Through School
Saeed Hussain, Headteacher
Farmer Road Leyton London E10 5DN
Tel: (020) 8539 6198 Fax: (020) 8988 9658
Website address:

About the employer


“The individualised care, guidance and support pupils receive across the school are outstanding.  It is most impressive that the (all-through) school has quickly become one very cohesive community.” Ofsted

Information about George Mitchell School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status State - Community
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 16 years
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Locations and contacts

Farmer Road
E10 5DN
United Kingdom
+44 208 5328766