Head of Science, Barnard Castle

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Teesdale SchoolBarnard Castle

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR 1.2 (£8896)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science

Required September 2020

Salary: MPR/UPR + TLR 1.2 (£8896)

The North East Learning Trust is seeking to appoint a Head of Science. This appointment will be based in Teesdale School and Sixth Form, recently rated as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.  We would like our Head of Science to work with and contribute to the development of highly motivated students. 

We have 628 children across Key Stages 3 and 4 and Post-16.  Our small size means that you can really get to know your students; know who they are; their aspirations, ideas, talents and dreams, bringing out the best in them and helping to champion their ambitions and give them a great start in life. 

Nestled in Barnard Castle in the spectacular Teesdale countryside and imprinted with the historic values of the Dales and our close-knit community, Teesdale School is a place where traditional values of kindness, respect and hard work take precedence. Within 30 minutes of both Darlington and Durham and just over an hour from York and Newcastle, our idyllic yet convenient location affords our staff an enviable quality of life.

The successful candidate will:

• Lead the strategic direction and development of the department.

• Drive forward the quality of teaching and learning.

• Lead and manage staff.

• Have a passion for Science.

• Have the vision and determination to lead the Science Department to ensure all our students receive excellence every day.


Deadline: Monday 24th February 2020, 9am 

Shortlisting: 24th February 2020. 

Interviews: Friday 28th February 2020 

How to apply:

Application packs can be downloaded from the website.

Letters of application should be no more than two sides of A4 and should be returned with application forms to tracy.tuck@teesdaleschool.co.uk or by post to Tracy Tuck, PA to the Leadership Team, Teesdale School, Prospect Place, Barnard Castle, Co Durham DL12 8HH.




More about Teesdale School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Prospect Place, Barnard Castle, County Durham, DL12 8HH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1833 638166
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Nestled in Barnard Castle in the spectacular Teesdale countryside and imprinted with the historic values of the Dales and our close-knit community, Teesdale School is a place where traditional values of kindness, respect and hard work take precedence...