Director of Science, Technology and Engineering, Wimbledon

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Wimbledon High SchoolWimbledon

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Start date: September 2018 or earlier start
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Opportunity to play a pivotal role in the development of Science, Technology and Engineering at our successful and dynamic school in Wimbledon, where STEM subjects are popular and results are excellent.

As Director of Science, Technology and Engineering, you will have overall responsibility for the professional leadership and management of STEM, building on our success, which has seen a quarter of students in 2017 choose to study STEM at university.

You will be responsible for and work with the Heads’ of Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Design & Technology, Computer Science and our Scientists in Residence, ensuring high standards of leadership, teaching and learning and curriculum development, inspiring our girls to think creatively and become outstanding scientists.

With the launch of our brand new STEAM space, the department are actively involved in bringing their various areas of expertise to inspire and encourage our students in all things STEAM, so this is an exciting time to join the team.

If you have leadership skills with considerable Subject Leader or Head of Department experience and teaching experience from KS3-5 and GCSE and A Level we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• Free school lunches

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

Further details of the position and the application form are available by clicking the apply button.

The closing date for applications is 9am Tuesday 28 November 2017

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Thursday 7 and Friday 8 December 2017

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended. 

Wimbledon High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about Wimbledon High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Mansel Road, London, SW19 4AB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8971 0900
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