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Head of Science

Yateley Manor SchoolHampshire

Yateley Manor School is a forward-thinking, co-educational prep school in Hampshire with a genuine and tangible family ethos.

The school wishes to recruit a new Head of Science for September 2021 to help shape an exciting an innovative curriculum. This is an exciting opportunity to take on a leadership post that is well supported and involves high levels of autonomy. It will also require working collaboratively with other Heads of Department to offer STEM projects across the school.

ROLE SPECIFICATION

The Head of Science will have academic and operational oversight for the Science curriculum across the whole school. They will promote a love for the subject throughout the school and ensure effective management of department resources, in order to provide the most efficient learning opportunities for the pupils. The Head of Science will report to the Assistant Head (Upper School) and the Headmaster.

PERSON SPECIFICATION

The successful candidate for this challenging and rewarding position will have at least five years’ teaching experience in prep or primary schools. A university degree and teaching qualification from a recognised academic institution is essential.

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Candidates wishing to apply for this post are invited to complete an application form by noon on Monday 23rd April. Early applications are encouraged as they will be reviewed and processed as they are received. Please complete the application form (available at www.yateleymanor.com) and return to Robert Upton, Headmaster, Yateley Manor School, 51 Reading Road, Yateley, Hampshire, GU46 7UQ or email to recruitment@yateleymanor.com, together with a covering letter identifying the reasons for your suitability.

Interviews are anticipated to take place on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th April 2021 but we reserve the right to interview candidates in advance of this time. 

SAFEGUARDING AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES

Yateley Manor School complies fully with the DfE Guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The post holder is expected to share this commitment and comply with all associated internal policies and procedures. 

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the DBS.


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