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Assistant Head of Department - Science

Valley Park SchoolMaidstone

Assistant Head of Department - Science

Closing date:   9 December 2021

Start date: 18 April 2022 or earlier by negotiation

Interviews:   December 2021

Pay scale:   MPS/UPS + TLR 2-2 (£4396)

Our ref:   VPS198


Valley Park School reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.

Our school 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 an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Are you the dedicated colleague for whom we are looking?  Are you….

• An enthusiastic and forward-thinking Science teacher?

• Someone with leadership experience or a drive to improve standards?

• Passionate about the quality of education?

• Always striving for excellence in student outcomes?

• An advocate of all students feeling valued, safe and happy?

• Committed to making the best provision for all students?

Valley Park School (Maidstone, Kent) is both a very highly respected and over-subscribed school and we are able to offer an exciting opportunity for you to join us as an Assistant Head of Department for the Science Department from April 2022, or earlier by negotiation.  Valley Park School has been designated Good by Ofsted and so the right candidate will help to drive the department towards the school’s vision of academic and pastoral excellence.

This is a role for a committed and motivated professional who would like to work in a school that provides a wealth of opportunities for both its students and staff. We have a strong ethos at Valley Park School and we are looking for a visionary team-worker who would fit into our established community.  This post is suitable for a teacher with experience of leadership, or for a teacher wishing to take their first steps into a leadership role; prior experience will be discussed further at interview.

Come and join our dedicated team of professionals who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our students. Our school continually evolves in our drive for excellence; we aspire to provide excellent academic results alongside excellent pastoral care. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across our Multi-Academy Trust (VIAT) is also available to provide: networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

If you are interested in this role, please download the application form and send your completed application to recruitment@valleypark.viat.org.uk .



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