Assistant Team Leader - Science, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire

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Westborough High SchoolDewsbury, West Yorkshire

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2B (£4,443)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and inspirational Assistant Team Leader of Science. 

The role provides an excellent opportunity to gain vital leadership experience, whilst contributing to continued improvement and success with the science department.  

You will be joining a successful and well established science team and are warmly welcomed to visit our school to meet other members of the department and to see for yourself what a great place Westborough is to work. 

The school has a reputation for good educational standards, firm discipline and a caring ethos which focuses on the development of individuals.  An Ofsted inspection in June 2017 designated the school as Good where pupils ‘take their learning seriously and want to achieve well”.  Ofsted commended the school leadership team for providing “quality training for teachers’’ 

If you:  

• Are a dynamic and forward thinking teacher of science 

• Can consistently deliver effective lessons to the full 11-16 age range  

• Have the skills and energy to inspire, lead and motivate others   

As a valued member of our team we can offer:   

• Clear and shared values and expectations 

• A commitment to tailored professional development  

• A stimulating work environment  

• An experienced, highly committed and supportive leadership team   

If you have the vision and drive for excellence and want to be part of an enthusiastic, dedicated and well-resourced team, committed to ensuring that pupils not only achieve their potential but exceed it, then we would like to hear from you. For further details or to arrange a visit, please contact Fiona Sharp, PA to the Headteacher on 01924 469549 or email   

The closing date: 

Applications to be returned is 9.00 a.m. on 18th May 2018. 


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview on 22 May 2018.

How to apply:   Please apply via clicking the quick apply button below to submit your online TES application form directly to us. We look forward to welcoming your application.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post will require an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Westborough High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stockhill Street, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF13 2JE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1924 469549
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Westborough High School is an 11-16 school with 950 pupils and around 140 staff.  We are a caring, lively and vibrant learning community.  Staff enjoy working at Westborough and are passionate about improving the educational experience of p...