Head of Chemistry, Bethnal Green

Closing date:Expiring soon

Oaklands SchoolBethnal Green

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS plus TLR 2c (Inner London Scale)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Head of Chemistry

Salary:  MPS / UPS plus TLR 2c (Inner London Scale) 

Required from April 2019 (or sooner)

Oaklands School is a fully inclusive school with a wealth of opportunities for all learners to achieve their full potential. Our Progress 8 Scores are well above national average for the fifth year in a row. We are a school which serves the local community and promotes co-operation, responsibility and respect. 

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, ambitious and outstanding practitioner as Head of Chemistry to lead and co-ordinate the delivery of Chemistry at Key Stages 3-5. Science at Oaklands is a high achieving subject area and Chemistry is an extremely popular subject at A level. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and role model for future scientists, have a proven track record of high outcomes for learners in Key Stages 3 - 5 and will be able to manage and lead a team of dedicated specialists and non-specialists alongside the Head of Faculty. 

Last year our results placed the Science Faculty in the top 3% nationally in terms of progress 8, with an overall value added of 1.1. The overall percentage of two A*/C was 74% while the percentages of A*/A were 70% in Biology, 78% in Chemistry and 61% in Physics. Our higher attainers were ranked in the top 0.17% nationally in terms of progress 8, with a value added score of 1.4.

At Oaklands we have highly committed and dedicated staff who work very hard so that our students can achieve their high expectations. If you think you can take our Science Faculty to greater heights, we look forward to hearing from you.

Oaklands is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from appropriately qualified persons regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be DBS checked.

For an application pack please contact: 

Telephone: 0207 613 1014 Email: hr@oaklandsschool.com

Closing date for applications:  9am Friday 22nd February 2019.

As the position is for an April or earlier start, the school may hold interviews for suitable candidates before the application closing date.  



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Old Bethnal Green Road, London, E2 6PR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7613 1014

Oaklands is a mixed, comprehensive, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form situated in East London. It is a community state school as well as a NSS (National Support School] that provides support to other schools. A smaller than average ...