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Head of Science

Millfield Preparatory SchoolGlastonbury, Somerset

Millfield Prep School is seeking an inspirational Head of Science to teach the subject in an innovative, energetic and motivational way. As our Head of Science, you will be committed to creating the best possible outcomes for all pupils, as well as leading the staff within the department to high standards of teaching practice. To be successful, you must be an effective Line Manager as well as being an efficient administrator. 

Situated in beautiful grounds in Somerset, at Millfield Prep School there are approximately 455 pupils aged from 2 – 13 years. There are 120 boarders and five boarding houses. Day pupils come in from a wide catchment area of about a 20-mile radius.

If you are interested, an application form and further details are available from our website via the apply button.

Closing date: 3rd January 2022

Millfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff have a responsibility for the safeguarding of children and young people in our care as such you are required to attend necessary child protection training and participate fully in activities that ensure the School stays compliant with statutory child protection and safeguarding guidelines issued to the School by ISI and Ofsted.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The school will not unfairly discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of conviction or other details disclosed. The school makes appointment decisions on the basis of merit and ability. If an applicant has a criminal record this will not automatically bar them from employment with the school. Each case will be decided on its merits in accordance with the objective assessment criteria.

All positions within the school are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must therefore declare all previous convictions and cautions, including those which would normally be considered "spent" except those received for an offence committed in the United Kingdom if it has been filtered in accordance with the DBS filtering rules.

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