Assistant Director of Science, Luton

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Lealands High SchoolLuton

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to appoint an ambitious and talented Assistant Director of Science to work in our vibrant, high achieving and multicultural school. You will support the subject leader of a successful department with an enthusiastic team of highly committed teachers ensuring excellence. 

The successful applicant will be a talented, innovative practitioner with a passion for all aspects of science who will have a leading role in moving the department to outstanding. The Assistant Director of Science will plan, lead, deliver and monitor teaching and learning in the department. Specific responsibilities will depend on the individual candidate’s strengths and abilities.

Lealands provides a dynamic, friendly and vibrant environment where support, training and development for all staff is a priority. Our students and staff experience a supportive and caring atmosphere along with high standards and expectations for success.

Benefits available:

· A generous relocation package

· Access to our sports equipment and facilities including swimming pool and gym

· Opportunities for paid lunch duties

· Staff laptop with remote access to school systems

· Access to a wider community of schools through our partnership with Luton Futures and Lea Springs

· Professional development programme and opportunities to study for a Masters degree

· Staff benefits package

· Excellent location on the northern edge of Luton within walking distance to Leagrave train station (to London/Bedford) and airport links to destinations throughout Europe

Interested applicants should visit the school website or email – for further details and for an application form.

Visits from prospective applicants are welcome and can be arranged by contacting Ms Buxton (Head’s PA) on 01582 611600.

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse and provide effective help or advice fluently in spoken English.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 20th May 2018

Interviews will be held: week commencing 21st May 2018

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. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools

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More about Lealands High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Sundon Park Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU3 3AL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 611600
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Introduction to Lealands

Lealands High School is located on the northern edge of Luton, in Sundon Park, and caters for students from 11-16 years old. Our facilities, following a £17.5m investment in 2013, are fantastic and I would encourage you to vis...