Assistant Head - Science, Cambridgeshire

Closing date:Expiring today

Chesterton Community CollegeCambridgeshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale
Contract term: Permanent


11-16 mixed, with 940 pupils on roll

Headteacher: Lucy Scott

Assistant Head Science

Required from September 2019

We require a talented and creative Assistant Head (Science) to contribute to the school’s strategic development as part of the Senior Leadership Team. The ideal candidate will bring creativity and leadership skills to lead both the Science department and the wider school community.  You will have a proven track record of effective leadership and success, exemplary classroom practice as well as an ability to lead and motivate staff, to think proactively and work collaboratively.  

The successful candidate will join the school at a moment when the Trust is expanding; we are in the pre-opening stage of opening our sister school, the Cambridge Mathematics School, which will be a specialist sixth form where all students study Science and Maths. The Trust will be looking to develop a leadership team for this ambitious project and this opens the possibility of a career path that continues to build on the successful candidate’s passion for Science. 

As a school, we are innovative in realising the potential of all our students and we offer an excellent, supportive environment in which to work.  There is an extensive CPD programme for all staff and our staff body is highly collaborative, which leads to excellent opportunities for students. We are proud of our OFSTED Outstanding rating and of our most recent GCSE results, which place us in the top 0.25% of schools nationally.  We relish of the challenge of continually striving to do the best for all our students.

Closing date: Monday 25th March

Interviews w/c 1st April

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More about Chesterton Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Gilbert Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 3NY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 712150
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Chesterton Community College is a co-educational secondary academy located in Cambridge, educating around 1,000 students aged xxx. The school converted to academy status in 2011. 

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