Curriculum Leader Science, Hounslow

Closing date:New this week

Heston Community SchoolHounslow

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS/UPS + TLR 1c + Outer London Allowance
Contract term: Permanent


Closing Date: Monday 27th January at noon

Interviews: W/C Monday 3rd February 

Job start: 01 September 2020

Salary: TMS/UPS + TLR 1c + Outer London Allowance

Location: London Borough of Hounslow 

Contract type: Full-Time 

Contract term: Permanent 

Due to the promotion of our current post holder, the School now seeks to appoint an exceptional scientist, teacher and leader to the post of Curriculum Leader of Science. Working with the Senior Leadership Team, the successful applicant will shape the strategic direction of the Science curriculum to ensure excellent outcomes and co-curricular provision.

The School welcomes applicants from any science-based specialism. The successful candidate will lead an established team, contributing fully to maintaining excellence by inspiring and motivating both staff and students.

The successful candidate will possess:

• The confidence and ability to teach Biology, Chemistry or Physics at all levels

• The professional characteristics to be an excellent role model and classroom practitioner, who is prepared to be innovative in their own teaching

• The experience to manage an extremely able team, or the ability to develop coaching, mentoring and leadership skills with our support

• A clear understanding of the current curriculum, assessment and pedagogical developments relating to Science at all Key Stages

Heston Community School is a successful, vibrant, happy and oversubscribed school where ‘pupils appreciate the high aspirations which you and your staff model and expect. They really enjoy being at school. They say that the calm, orderly atmosphere in lessons and around the school supports them to learn well and feel safe. Parents and carers … were positive about all aspects of the school’s work’ [OFSTED July 2019]. We are now seeking to appoint an individual who shares our passion for learning and our determination to change lives through the education we provide.

We place great store in staff development, at all levels with an extensive programme of professional development which offers a whole range of opportunities for colleagues to develop their potential within and beyond Heston.

We believe that schools can and do make a difference; change lives and that the most important asset in any school is its staff. The success of Heston Community School is due to our dedicated, committed, experienced and enthusiastic staff.

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. This appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and positive references.

Please visit our website to download an Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification and further details.

Applications should be submitted to clearly indicating the role you are applying for.

More about Heston Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Heston Road, Heston, Hounslow, Middlesex, TW5 0QR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8572 1931
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Heston Community School is a mainstream, co-educational, non-denominational, state-academy, secondary school for children aged 11-19. It is situated in Hounslow in Middlesex and it has 1220 pupils on its roll.

The school was officially opened by the ...