Head of Science Faculty, Sunbury on Thames

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The Bishop Wand Church of England SchoolSunbury on Thames

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers' Main Pay Scale and TLR 1B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required for September 2018, an inspirational Head of Faculty to lead teaching across the ability range at KS3, KS4 and KS5.

Required to join our large, friendly Science Department our ideal candidate will possess the vision to develop and implement an exciting and innovative Science curriculum and promote a love of Science amongst our students.

This is an exciting time for the Science Department, we are going from strength to strength and have a team of high quality practitioners that work well together and are keen to share ideas with each other and trainee teachers. Our team is innovative with a drive to introduce new and modern projects with enthusiasm. Our GCSE results improved by 10% last year and at A level all 3 Sciences had an ALPs score of between 1 and 3 placing us in the top 25% of schools nationally. We strongly value enhancing the learning of our students though extracurricular activities and as a result students have the opportunity to attend Science club, enter competitions and go on trips to widen their Scientific understanding. We are looking for a Head of Faculty who understands the current challenges within Science and is keen to help work with the senior team to enhance this level of success further. 

Our Ideal candidate will:

· Be an outstanding practitioner with an unwavering commitment to the highest standards for teaching and learning

· Have excellent and motivational leadership and management skills

· Have a proven track record of raising attainment in GCSE Science

To share our ethos of ‘Realising God-given potential’ you must possess a clear vision for outstanding subject provision, and have the ability and commitment to securing high standards of student achievement making learning relevant, and developing employability skills in our future young professionals. In return we can offer you a friendly and supportive environment with excellent development opportunities.

All prospective candidates are encouraged to visit our School and to arrange a convenient time for you please contact our HR Administrator Sarah Bennett on telephone number 01932 778637 or by email at sbennett@bishopwand.surrey.sch.uk

Further details regarding this position, and an application form, can be downloaded from our School website www.bishopwand.surrey.sch.uk. All completed applications are to be submitted to Sarah Bennett by post or via email to recruitment@bishopwand.surrey.sch.uk by 10:00am on Monday, 30th April 2018. Please note that the School will not accept CVs for this position.

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More about The Bishop Wand Church of England School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Laytons Lane, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surrey, TW16 6LT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1932 778600
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