Head of Science, Brighton

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Varndean SchoolBrighton

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1.1 (£9474pa)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science - TLR 1 (£9,474)

Varndean School requires an enthusiastic, committed and outstanding Head of Science.

The busy and productive Science department forms a major part of the school’s core curriculum offer. Alongside this, the Department offers exciting extra-curricular opportunities such as Astronomy, STEM and Lego Clubs. 

The new appointee will be given extensive opportunities to develop the department and assist SLT as they set about fulfilling the school’s vision to deliver World Class Learning.

Varndean is a ‘Good’ school (Ofsted 2017). Ofsted commented that:

“Since the last inspection, you have strengthened the quality of teaching in the school. This has resulted in improved progress for pupils in all years and in better GCSE examination results.“

We “insist on high standards of teaching throughout the school” and “make sure that teachers’ skills are constantly improved by providing relevant and useful training sessions”

If you are interested in this position, please complete the application form and send/e-mail it, with a covering letter, to Hilary Goldsmith, Director of Finance & Operations, Varndean School. Email: vacancies@varndean.co.uk 

The closing date is 7am on Thursday 19th October, with interviews Monday 30th October.  The school reserves the right to interview suitable candidates in advance of that date as appropriate. 

Varndean School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake.  

The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check. The school welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Balfour Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 6NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1273 561281
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