Deputy Head of the Science Faculty, Hampshire

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The Mountbatten SchoolHampshire

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Start date: Flexible depending on availabilty of most suitable candidate
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 to £39,646 per annum depending on experience plus a TLR2B of £4532
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking a Deputy Head of Faculty to assist the Head of Science in continuing to develop a successful and dedicated faculty as a centre of excellence for innovative teaching, learning, and extra-curricular enrichment.

The Science Faculty at The Mountbatten School work collaboratively to develop students’ love of learning by sharing our enthusiasm and deep knowledge of our subject. Through a carefully developed curriculum, a wide range of extra-curricular activities and a strong network of support, the faculty strives for the best results for all students. In 2018, our students achieved progress well above national averages. 

If appointed, you would join a strong team of professionals who continually strive for excellence and improve their practice through professional dialogue, evidence-based pedagogy and a range of CPD opportunities. The successful applicant will be required to teach KS3 and KS4 and have significant leadership responsibility within the faculty and will therefore require excellent inter-personal skills. We are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner who is ambitious and passionate about playing a central role in continuing to improve standards. 

The successful applicant will assist the Head of Faculty in the day to day running of the Faculty, deputising when required.  

The key aspects of your role will be to assist with the day to day running of the faculty; quality assurance processes; and curriculum development. You will be working under the leadership of the Head of Faculty and will be required to deputise for the Head of Faculty as appropriate. You will be instrumental in shaping the future of the faculty by identifying the need for change and assisting in delivering improvements. 

The start date for this position is negotiable depending on the availability of the most suitable candidate. We would accept applications from candidates able to start either at the beginning of the Summer Term or Autumn Term 2019.    

Application forms and further details are available from the school website: or by e-mailing

Closing date for applications: 12.00 noon Wednesday 16 January 2019

Interviews: Monday 28 January 2019

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More about The Mountbatten School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Whitenap Lane, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 5SY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1794 502502
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