Deputy Head of Science, New Malden

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Coombe Boys' SchoolNew Malden

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS (Outer London) + TLR 2.3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

For September 2018, we are seeking to appoint a forward-thinking individual with drive, character and excellent subject knowledge to join our Science Department and take a leading role within it. The successful candidate will be someone with excellent curriculum knowledge, a willingness to work flexibly to support the achievement of students, someone who consistently models outstanding practice and has students’ well-being at the forefront of all that they do. This position would suit someone who has the ambition of progressing to Head of Department and beyond. We are committed to providing the appropriate training and experiences for the successful candidate to achieve this.

Coombe Boys’ is a popular and highly successful and oversubscribed non-selective 11 – 18 school that is federated with its partner girls’ school to comprise the Coombe Academy Trust, based in New Malden, Surrey. Coombe Boys’ has approximately 800 students on roll, including a mixed sixth form. 

Results at GCSE and in the Sixth Form are significantly above national averages and the School was graded Good with Outstanding Leadership & Management in its most recent Ofsted inspection (December 2013). 

The school is proud to be innovative and forward-thinking as well as being an active member of the Independent State School Partnership with King’s College School, Wimbledon. We strongly believe in supporting staff to develop professionally and our partnerships enable us to provide a wide range of opportunities for career development. We also provide support for Masters degree qualifications.

An application form and job description can be downloaded from our website , and posted to school or emailed to

Closing Date: 10am, Friday 16th March 2018

No agencies

No CVs

The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Disclosure

‘This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment’

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More about Coombe Boys' School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: College Gardens, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 6NU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8949 1537
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