Head of Science, Kensington and Chelsea

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Glendower Preparatory SchoolKensington and Chelsea

Date posted:
Start date: Summer Term
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Generous salary package, above National Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

For the Summer Term, we wish to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Head of Science, with responsibility for implementing the science curriculum across the whole school.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have experience of teaching science in a Preparatory School or similar setting.
  • Have lead a Science Department in another setting (desirable) or have a good understanding of what is required to run a science department (essential).
  • Have a good understanding of how to run and manage a laboratory.
  • Be a creative teacher who inspires learning in all children.
  • Have vision and be able to motivate pupils of all abilities.
  • Be passionate about enabling children to reach their potential.
  • Have a dynamic personality, a sense of humour and the ability to foster and maintain strong relationships within the whole school community.
  • Have an understanding of the 11+ entry process in London Day Schools and boarding schools.

Glendower has an enviable reputation for being an academically strong school. The curriculum is very broad with sport, art, drama and music having high profiles within the school. The salary and package is generous and above National Scale.  

Closing date for applications will be noon, Thursday 28 November 2019 and interviews will take place on Wednesday 4 December 2019.  

Glendower Preparatory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and DBS vetting. Glendower is an equal opportunities employer.



More about Glendower Preparatory School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 87 Queen's Gate, London, SW7 5JX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 73701927

A Brief History of Glendower Prep School 

The school was started in 1895 by Miss Lloyd and Miss Cornwall at 103A Fulham Road. At that point the school, known as the Cornwall and Lloyd School, shared premises with Dunn and Co the hatters and The S...