Head of Science, Derbyshire

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Buxton Community SchoolDerbyshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science 

TLR 1.3 £11,482

Start Date: September 2019   

We are looking for an experienced, qualified teacher to join our successful team as Head of Science. The vacancy has arisen due to the successful promotion of the current post holder within our school.  

It is essential that you are passionate about Science and have a flair for working with young people; we need teachers who are resilient, highly driven and self-motivated, who will go the extra mile to ensure that students achieve beyond their own expectations. 

Experience of teaching across all key stages at secondary level would be an advantage.  The role would suit an ambitious, determined and proactive teacher who understands the need for excellent communication skills and the ability to get the best out of people as part of their role. 

The successful candidate will: 

• Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree.

• Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced, relevant and differentiated curriculum for students across all teaching groups.  

•  Monitor and support the overall progress and development of students both within their own groups and across the department.

• Lead the department including aspects of department meetings.  

• Provide a motivating and structured learning experience, which will provide students with the opportunity to achieve their individual potential. 

• Use IT effectively in the efficient delivery of teaching in order to enhance students’ learning experiences along with having the confidence to complete professional tasks such as data related activities. 

• Contribute significantly to raising standards of student progress as a teacher and form tutor.  

• Be a team player who is able to make contributions for the benefit of everyone in the department and wider school community.  

Applicants should download the application form and send the completed form along with a covering letter of application to Mrs Sandi Flint, Head’s PA at recruitment@buxton.derbyshire.sch.uk or to Buxton Community School, College Road, Buxton SK17 9EA   

Closing date for applications is Monday 20th May at 09.00am.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 23rd May 2019.



More about Buxton Community School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: College Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 9EA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1298 23122
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