Deputy Curriculum Leader of Science, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4NU

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Benfield SchoolNewcastle upon Tyne, NE6 4NU

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/Upper Payscale Salary: M1 – U3 £22,917 - £38,633 per annum plus TLR2b £4,441
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Newcastle East mixed multi Academy Trust


This post may involve working with children, vulnerable adults or dealing with sensitive information. Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers before the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise.

Benfield School
Deputy Curriculum Leader of Science
Main/Upper Payscale
Salary: M1 – U3 £22,917 - £38,633 per annum plus TLR2b £4,441 From September 2018 

(Ofsted May 2015) 

“Benfield is a good school that has improved considerably since its previous inspection“ “Teachers have good subject knowledge and use this to support learning well. They are enthusiastic and use some innovative techniques that enthuse students” 

Following a period of significant growth in pupil numbers, which will be repeated in September 2018, we are seeking to appoint additional teaching staff. 

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher and innovative leader as Deputy Curriculum Leader of Science. We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic practitioner who will work alongside our Director of Science and a committed team of Science teachers. We are looking to appoint a colleague who will bring experience of raising achievement as we work towards our school goal of becoming Outstanding. 

The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and strong communicator, who has the ability to inspire pupils and colleagues. They will be expected to assist with the strategic planning and delivery of Science throughout the school. This is an exciting opportunity to be part the leadership team within the Science Department, the successful candidate will have a significant input in shaping the department’s future. 

It is strongly recommended that prospective candidates arrange to visit the school or call 0191 2284097 to speak to the Headteacher about this post. 

Further details and an application pack, can be found on the council website www.newcastle.gov.uk or email: lilian.reeson@benfield.newcastle.sch.uk 

Completed applications should be returned to Mrs L Reeson, PA to Headteacher, either by email or post. Email: lilian.reeson@benfield.newcastle.sch.uk or posted to Mrs L Reeson, Benfield School, Benfield Road, Newcastle, NE6 4NU 

Please note CVs are not accepted. 

Closing date: Midday Wednesday 21st February 2018 Interviews Week commencing Monday 26th February 2018 

If you do not hear from us within six weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has not been successful. 

At Benfield School we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or age. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE6 4NU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 191 265 6091
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