Head of Science, Lewisham

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Trinity All Through SchoolLewisham

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main scale with Inner London Weighting + TLR 1B (£9287
Contract term: Permanent

Trinity is a small, oversubscribed Church of England school in a vibrant inner city context. We aim to foster a strong Christian ethos within the school, however we are fully inclusive and encourage applicants of all faiths and none. Our most recent Ofsted report (October 2016) highlighted that we are “Good” in all areas. We are now clearly on our journey to Outstanding and this post will play a key role in us achieving this. At this time of curriculum change, this role would give the successful candidate the opportunity to develop and shape the science curriculum which is no doubt an exciting and enticing challenge.

We seek an enthusiastic, well qualified Science specialist to lead our well-resourced Science department. This is an ideal position for any candidate who is ambitious and keen to progress in their career. Each member of the department has their own modern, fully equipped classroom, supported by two very able fully trained science technicians. Including this role, there are 5 teachers within the team so this post would certainly suit a colleague looking for the first step into middle leadership or for an experience head of department who wants to shape an outstanding team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher
  • Be accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject area
  • Be able to teach Science up to KS4
  • Be able to inspire and enthuse pupils
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have a good proven track record in raising attainment and accelerating progress

Informal visits to the school are welcomed.

Closing Date: 3rd July 2017
Interviews: Will follow soon afterwards

Completed application packs should be returned to Mrs Uloma Ezirim by email:

By post: The School Office Manager, Trinity CE School, Taunton Road, Lee SE12 8PD

The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Your application has not been successful on this occasion if you have not heard from us by 10th July, 2017.

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More about Trinity All Through School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 16 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Secondary Site, Taunton Road, Lee, London, SE12 8PD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8852 3191
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Trinity All Through School is a co-educational, all-through, Church of England school in Lewisham, south-east London, for students aged 4-16.   

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