Head of Science Faculty, Gloucestershire

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Pittville SchoolGloucestershire

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Start date: 1/9/20
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1b but negotiable
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly, dynamic school where all can thrive and staff are highly valued.  

The Governors are seeking to appoint a dynamic leader of our Science Faculty for September 2020. The successful candidate must have a clear vision of how the teaching of science should develop over the next few years and have the passion and expertise to create a curriculum that inspires our students. 

The faculty is housed in six laboratories and is taught by five full time staff and three part-time staff and supported by two highly effective technicians.  The Head of Faculty is also supported by a Second in Science who is currently responsible for Key Stage 3 science.

 The successful candidate will be joining a faculty which has high expectations of the students they teach. The faculty are focussed on and determined to build on recent developments to ensure that outcomes for students accelerate and rise year-on-year. An ability to work well in a team and demonstrate an innovative and inspirational approach to teaching and learning is essential.  

Pittville School is a good 11-16 school situated in a superb setting in the heart of Cheltenham. The school is heavily oversubscribed at Key Stage 3 and the school has seen is first preferences for places rise year on year. We are particularly proud that visitors to our school always comment on the excellent behaviour and attitude to learning exhibited by our pupils. This is a fantastic opportunity to take ownership of a developing faculty and be part of our school improvement journey.  

If you are committed and hard-working and want to join us at a very exciting time in our development, please contact: Linda Ferrabee on 01242 548755 or download an information pack from the school’s website: www.pittville.gloucs.sch.uk or by emailing jobs@pittville.gloucs.sch.uk

More about Pittville School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Albert Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 3JD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1242 524787
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