Head of Science Faculty

Redborne Upper School and Community CollegeAmpthill, Central Bedfordshire


Full Time – Permanent 


Start date: September 2021

We are looking for a dynamic and outstanding Head of Science who will be able to build upon current areas of strength and also drive improvements in student outcomes and experiences in Science. The science department includes a working farm for the provision of vocational education and provide opportunity for prospective veterinary students. The successful candidate will have the ability to embrace the ethos of the school and have a strong commitment to raising achievement and standards. The candidate will need to have an informed and creative approach to the curriculum delivery and the use of new technologies to support learning in the full range of GCSE and A Level courses.

If you have the ability to engage and enthuse our students with a love of Science, coupled with the drive and commitment required to be an exceptional teacher, then we would like to hear from you.

Successful candidates may be eligible for brand new, subsidized, fully- furnished accommodation in Ampthill, sponsored by the Connolly Foundation. More details will be available following your appointment to the post. Details of the scheme can be found on the Redborne website.

If you are interested in the above post, please contact Eva Hobson at the school for further details and an application form; this information is also on our website www.redborne.com. The successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring check.

All offers of employment are “conditional” until Disclosure and Barring and qualification checks have been successfully completed and satisfactory references have been received. Redborne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Closing Date: Wednesday 14th April 2021

Interviews: w/c 19th April 2021

Redborne is a successful school on a spacious and pleasant campus near the market town of Ampthill in Bedfordshire. We achieve excellent examination results with about three-quarters of students typically gaining Maths and English at grades 9 – 4. A Level results are also very good with over half at A*, A or B grades and an overall pass rate of 99.9%. About 80% of the Sixth Form go on to university and each year a number of students get into Oxbridge. The school is well regarded, oversubscribed and situated in a very pleasant area of Central Bedfordshire, within easy reach of London. The campus includes a state-of-the-art 400 seat theatre and we have opened a new classroom block and Sixth Form social area. Redborne is also a National College Support School, a Leading Edge School and has Teaching School Status.

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Redborne Upper School and Community College

Ampthill, Central Bedfordshire

Redborne Upper School and Community College
Flitwick RoadAmpthillBedfordBedfordshireMK45 2NUUnited Kingdom
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