Head of Chemistry, Stevenage

Closing date:

The Nobel SchoolStevenage

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2b (£4,590 p.a)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Ready for a new challenge? An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our ‘state of the art’ £38 million 21st century school. We are a vibrant, oversubscribed (Ofsted rated ‘Good’) school with 1490 on roll covering the full age and ability range, the majority of whom continue their education into our flourishing sixth form. 

We are seeking to appoint a highly qualified, enthusiastic, committed and successful Head of Chemistry to work with our Faculty leader to drive standards even higher so that we are classed as an outstanding faculty as opposed to a good faculty with outstanding features. The science faculty is an exceptionally strong team. We use educational research to inform and develop our teaching and try to understand how students learn so we can improve outcomes. The successful candidate must be an outstanding practitioner with strong leadership skills who is confident in leading and maintaining high standards within the department. 

Nobel School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its students and staff. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to recruitment checks, including an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Apply for this post today by visiting our website www.nobel.herts.sch.uk or contact us to arrange an informal visit – you won’t regret it! To arrange a pre-visit, or for additional information, please contact Liz Maden, Headteacher’s PA (HR@nobel.herts.sch.uk).

Closing date: 11.59pm, 18 March 2018

You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert before the closing date should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate. 

Please complete an application form together with a letter of application (no longer than two sides of A4 (Arial, font 11)). In your letter you should address: Your vision and values relating to the post and why you want to join the Nobel community. All applications should be made through the relevant recruitment website preferably, or may be sent electronically to HR@nobel.herts.sch.uk

Please note that we do not accept CVs in place of application forms.

The Nobel School
Mobbsbury Way,
Herts, SG2 0HS
Telephone: 01438 222600 

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More about The Nobel School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Mobbsbury Way, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG2 0HS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1438 222600
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Why you should choose Nobel     

The Nobel School is a very exciting and vibrant Ofsted rated “Good” secondary school with 1490 on roll, covering the full age and ability range, the majority of whom continue their education into o...