Director of STEM, Battle, East Sussex

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Battle Abbey SchoolBattle, East Sussex

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Start date: April or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Battle Abbey School is seeking to appoint an exceptional leader, with a proven track record of building a successful department, to drive forward our STEM faculty.  The opportunity to become Director of STEM is a unique chance to build an exciting and innovative curriculum that inspires our pupils to achieve the highest academic outcomes.  You will have the opportunity to lead an outstanding Maths department, which consistently delivers over 60% of GCSE grades at 7-9.  You will also lead our popular Science department, which has some of the strongest uptake at A-Level and inspires many pupils to further study at university.  You will be assisted by the various Heads of STEM faculties.  There is also an opportunity to further develop engineering at Battle Abbey School and continue the fantastic cross curricular projects that run from our new STEM hub, which is fully equipped with tools and 3D printers.  As part of the extended senior leadership team you will also have the opportunity to develop by running a whole school initiative to be agreed with the successful candidate.  There are also numerous opportunities to get involved with our Prep School, Boarding and House system.  We wish to appoint an ambitious individual with high expectations and the ability to articulate and deliver on a vision of success within the STEM faculty.  You will lead a team of talented and dedicated teachers, working to promote excellent teaching and learning across the faculty to secure outcomes and the continued development of the curriculum, in line with the School’s strategic objectives. The successful candidate will have commitment to continuous improvement and you will be able to closely monitor pupil progress to support individual achievement. You must be extremely motivated, be able to demonstrate excellent professional standards and develop strategies to inspire both staff and pupils to excel. The ideal candidate would have the ability to teach Maths or Science to A-Level and the ability to teach across the faculty would be highly desirable, although not essential.  Any further experience in STEM related activities would be of benefit.

More about Battle Abbey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School, High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1424 772385
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