Director of Science, Barnet, North London

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Queen Elizabeth's SchoolBarnet, North London

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Queen Elizabeth’s School
Barnet, North London
A leading, selective school for boys, founded in 1573

Director of Science 

required for September 2020

One of the country’s leading academic schools, Queen Elizabeth’s Barnet blends a distinctive heritage and proud traditions with an innovative, forward-looking approach to providing a state education like no other to 1,260 boys aged 11-18.

The School now seeks to appoint an exceptional scientist, teacher and leader to the post of Director of Science. This individual will shape the strategic direction and coherent development of QE’s academic and co-curricular provision across all three science departments.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a substantial portfolio and would be excellent preparation for further career progression in a few years’ time.

The appointed candidate will blend a track record of outstanding teaching, the capacity to manage a wide-ranging remit and the strategic skills to develop and deliver an inspiring vision for science education in the 2020s. Excellent communication skills and the personal authority to build strong relationships with pupils, parents, colleagues and partner organisations are essential, as is a deep commitment to the School’s aims and ethos.

The closing date for applications is 0830 hours (GMT) on Wednesday 26 February 2020 although they will be considered as they are received. Further details and an application form are available from our website:  

Queen Elizabeth’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Queen Elizabeth’s School
Queen’s Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 4DQ
020 8441 4646

More about Queen Elizabeth's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Queen's Road, Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 4DQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 84414646
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In 1573 Elizabeth I issued a Charter “for the establishment of the Free Grammar School of Queen Elizabeth in Barnet for the education, bringing up and instruction of boys in Grammar and other learning and the same to continue for ever.” T...