Director of Science, Kent

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The Charles Dickens SchoolKent

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L8-L12 (£47,501-£52,414)
Contract term: Permanent


This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to work with colleagues to build a vibrant and outstanding department and gain experience of senior leadership. This post is suitable for an experienced professional with a track record of success who is looking to further their expertise.

This is an exciting time to join The Charles Dickens School as it joined the Barton Court Academy Trust (BCAT) on 1 March 2017, working in partnership with Barton Court Grammar School Academy, an outstanding rated co-educational grammar school in Canterbury. Through this partnership The Charles Dickens students and staff benefit from outstanding leadership and the sharing of best practice. The Trust is committed to excellence in professional development.


A dedicated and enthusiastic Director of Science is required for September 2019 in this over-subscribed non-selective, co-educational school which benefits from state-of-the-art new buildings and is situated in a beautiful part of the South East coast. The School enjoys a good reputation locally, with dedicated colleagues and enthusiastic students. Staff hold high expectations for all students and work tirelessly to continue to raise attainment and achievement. 

The successful candidate should be able to deliver excellence in the classroom, providing innovative and inspirational teaching and learning.  The Director will share responsibility for senior leadership and management of the School ensuring continual improvement and high quality, engaging and fulfilling cognitive education for all students in Science. The Director will be a member of the Extended Leadership Team.


Applications for this post should be made online only using the School��s application form. CVs will not be accepted. On the website visit the Information page and click on Recruitment. Please email your application to If you wish to discuss the post or to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs A Ormsby, Personnel Assistant.

Deadline: Monday 25 March 2019 @ 9am

The Charles Dickens School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure application via the Disclosure & Barring Service and a check against the ISA Barred List for Children.

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More about The Charles Dickens School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Broadstairs Road, Broadstairs, Kent, CT10 2RL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1843 862988
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About The Charles Dickens School

The Charles Dickens School is a mixed secondary school for students aged 11-18, located in Broadstairs, Kent. There are nearly 1,200 students in attendance, and around 50 enrolled in the sixth form. The school ...