Head of Science, Bartley Green, Birmingham

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Hillcrest School & Sixth Form CentreBartley Green, Birmingham

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Start date: January 2019 or earlier if available
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR12
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and committed person with the drive and ability to lead the continuous improvement of teaching and learning in the Science department. The Head of Science will be an outstanding classroom practitioner, with strong leadership and management skills and the ability to inspire young people. The ability to teach to GCSE and A Level is required. We believe that with the right appointment, the department can be an outstanding place of learning. 

We are looking to appoint a strategic thinker, who holds student progress at the centre of everything they do. Students at Hillcrest School, greatly enjoy their Science lessons and are ambitious to move into science related careers.  

The successful applicant will join a team of strong practitioners who work together to inspire students to succeed. Outside of the department you will have the opportunity to work with other Heads of Science through the Oaks Collegiate, a local partnership of schools.  

This is an excellent school to work in, with students who are ambitious and motivated to learn and staff who support each other. We are not only committed to developing our students, but you will also be fully supported with your own professional development. 

 Closing date for applications: 12:00pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018 

Interviews to be held on: Friday 5th October 2018 Visits to the school are welcome on: Monday 24th September 2018 at 9am.  

Please contact the school on 0121 464 3172 to confirm your attendance.  

Please note that appointment is subject to enhanced DBS, medical and reference checks. 

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent  spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

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More about Hillcrest School & Sixth Form Centre
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: A Specialist Maths and Computing College and Sixth Form Centre, Stonehouse Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 464 3172
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Hillcrest School and Sixth Form Centre is a non-selective 11 – 18 girls’ school with approximately 560 students.  Girls are admitted in Years 7-11 (ages 11-16) and both boys and girls are admitted to our mixed Sixth Form Centre. The school is a ...