Assistant Subject Leader for Science (Chemistry), Warwickshire

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Higham Lane SchoolWarwickshire
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale + TLR2A £2694
Contract term: Permanent

Assistant Subject Leader for Science (Chemistry)
Salary Teachers Main Scale/Upper Pay Scale + TLR2A £2694
Permanent, Full-time
Location: Higham Lane School, Shanklin Drive, Nuneaton, CV10 0BJ
Job Ref WARWED000005958

The Role

We are looking to make a permanent appointment for September 2018 of a dynamic Assistant Subject Leader for Science (Chemistry) to assist the Subject Leader in the leadership of the Science Department, to role model high quality teaching and learning and to maximise the achievement of students. We believe this is an exciting opportunity, which will make a key contribution to further enhancing the learning of our students. Higham Lane School is a high-performing 11-18 comprehensive academy with approximately 1390 students on roll, based on an attractive site in the north east of Nuneaton on the Warwickshire-Leicestershire border.

Our school is very popular and well regarded; it is heavily over-subscribed at entry. Our students have the benefits of working in a school that has a happy, caring and purposeful environment. The School’s mission is: “Helping learners succeed” and our students are encouraged to do their very best in every aspect of their lives and to reach the highest standards.

Key Requirements

Applications are invited from suitably-qualified, experienced and enthusiastic teachers with experience of teaching science at KS3 and Chemistry at KS4 and 5. As Assistant Subject Leader you will assist the Subject Leader in providing professional leadership and management within the Science Department to secure high quality teaching in a safe environment, the effective use of resources and continuously improving standards of learning and achievement for all students. You will lead on the Key Stage 3, 4 and 5 Chemistry curriculum within the Department.

Additional Information & How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this post, please complete the application form that you will find on the School’s website ( and email it to, indicating in the message title the post you are applying for. CVs alone will not be accepted.

If you would like to speak to a member of staff for further information about this post, please contact Emma Huxley, Subject Leader for Science on 024 7638 8123.

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: 30 Apr 2018

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Job location

More about Higham Lane School
Address: Shanklin Drive, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV10 0BJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7638 8123