Head of Science Faculty, Westminster

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Portland Place SchoolWestminster

Date posted:
Start date: Autumn 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The salary will be in line with the maintained sector but on the Alpha Plus Scale.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Portland Place School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children. All staff are trained in child protection. We ensure all candidates are properly police checked on appointment. The school will only accept fully completed application forms with three references and CVs attached.


Join Portland Place – a haven of creativity

Portland Place School is a leading independent co-educational day school for children aged 10-16, located directly in the heart of the City of Westminster. It was founded with a particular purpose in mind: to be an alternative to the intense, large, examination focused independent day schools of which there are many in London.

Part of the Alpha Plus family of schools, Portland Place offers rigorous and tailored career professional development to meet the needs of staff progression, a diverse and experienced group of teachers who share their pedagogical practice and first class teaching & learning and pastoral care for students. Portland Place School is undergoing a transformation in our approach to learning.  Our aim is to provide a real-life education where children are adaptable, empathic and are prepared for the 21st Century careers.  

The school is looking for an enthusiastic and highly skilled Head of Science. The post is suitable for an experienced Head of Science or for someone looking for such a position as their next career move. The salary will be in line with the maintained sector but on the Alpha Plus Scale.

The successful applicant will be able to engage and motivate the Science team; engage, motivate and drive enthusiasm amongst our students for science; play a key role in raising attainment. The applicant will be able to contribute, along with the rest of the faculty staff, to further promote and develop Science across the school.


Join Alpha Plus Group – the gold standard in education 

At Alpha Plus schools and colleges we offer rewarding careers. Our teachers and staff are passionate about education and have a desire for personal development. 

Alpha Plus is a values-led organisation that prides itself on its high expectations of all involved in the education process. 

The successful candidate will meet all the requirements of the person specification, will receive strongly supported references and be subject to enhanced criminal record checks. All applications welcome regardless of age, gender, disability, ethnicity or religion but candidates must be fit and medically fit and have the right to work in the UK. Please view our school policies via the APG Portal.


SAFEGUARDING

APG is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as an employee of APG you are expected to share this commitment.  The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all staff within APG Schools and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation.


For a detailed job description please visit the APG website



More about Portland Place School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 10 - 16 years
Address: 56-58 Portland Place, London, W1B 1NJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 207 3078700
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About Portland Place School

Portland Place is a mixed, selective, non-denominational all-through school with sixth form situated in central London. It is an independent school with a total of 251 pupils.

Portland Place was founded in 1996 at its pres...