Future Leader of Science, Ilford

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Seven Kings SchoolIlford

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary MPS/UPR plus TLR available
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Future Leader of Science

Required for January 2018

Salary MPS/UPR plus TLR available

Science is a large department and is an inspiring and vibrant place to teach, where teachers are eager to nurture within the classroom and beyond the scientists of tomorrow.  This post is a great opportunity for a teacher in their first 3 years of teaching who is well qualified, curious, motivated  and has the potential to be a dynamic leader: putting our children at the centre of all they do.

You will have a strong vision for Science; a commitment to young people and their development as learners and members of the community.  You will have had a successful start to your career in learning and teaching with experience of collaborating and engaging with curriculum design and sharing outstanding practice.  This post is ideal for the scientist who is eager to lead on the next level, with opportunities within a large department, networking within our alliance and with centres of excellence in science. You will have an interest in professional learning and some experience in leading and influencing others; as part of your fast track to leadership we will expose you to leadership training, opportunities to shadow outstanding practitioners in different aspects of leadership, enabling you to hone your own leadership skills.

We promote and nurture wider links with the science community with staff having links nationally and internationally: IOP and Ogden Teaching Scholarships ambassador; represented at Womened Unconference and a series of conferences in Japan; teacher researcher post at Kings College London; representative of the Enterprising Science project and  committee members for ASE London.  We have 2 Lead Practitioners within Science and an SLE; there is scope to progress personally within the school and Teaching School alliance.

We very much look forward to meeting you.

Seven Kings School is an all through school with a Reception Year through to Year 2; the secondary school is an 11-18 mixed, multi-cultural comprehensive school. We are a Teaching School and a National Support School committed to educational innovation.  Our last Ofsted inspection described the school as ‘outstanding’ in all categories.

Seven Kings School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share in this commitment.  This post may be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application packs are available via the school’s website www.sevenkings.school.  Please email your completed application form to jobs@sevenkings.school.

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date noon on 16th October 2017

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More about Seven Kings School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Secondary Campus, Ley Street, Ilford, Essex, IG2 7BT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85548935
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Seven Kings School is a mixed maintained primary and secondary school in London, serving pupils from the ages of 4 to 18. The school is situated in Ilford, and the London Borough of Redbridge. Seven King’s has approximately 1430 students and is a coe...