Head of Science, London

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Regent High SchoolLondon

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale - Inner London
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Are you a dynamic and inspiring scientist looking for the opportunity to enthuse students about your subject and raising achievement through delivering outstanding practice? 

We are looking for a dynamic leader to join our innovative science department as the Head of Science. With its passionate commitment to driving attainment, the department delivers a wide range of science pathways at GCSE, A Level and BTEC National Science. Our passion for success shows as we sit firmly within the top10% of all BTEC providers in the UK. Furthermore, students benefit from the solid partnership maintained with the Francis Crick Institute, where they are afforded the opportunity to visit the institute and make use of specialist equipment. Additionally, the Francis Crick theatre, situated within our science department is frequented by scientists and researchers from the institute giving students and staff invaluable insights into the advancing world of science.   

This is an exciting opening for an ambitious and dedicated candidate to drive their career to the next level, and undertake a key and highly respected post within the school. The role carries with it the opportunity to join the leadership team, as well as embark on a whole school responsibility. Furthermore, the post holder will get the chance to provide direction to a growing and talented team including two Lead Practitioners and a Head of Physics. 

Regent High School is an 11-19 mixed comprehensive school with an inspiring and dynamic curriculum that challenges all students to realise their full potential and equips them with the skills required for success in the competitive 21st century. In November 2012, Ofsted rated us as a Good school where ‘all staff share the headteacher’s and governors’ relentless drive to raise the achievement of students.’ The school prides itself on the extensive array of opportunities it offers students and staff, through the school’s established business, commercial and creative partnerships, ranging from careers projects with British Land, to the successful mentoring programme with The Rothschild Group and film-making projects with the British Library. Located in Camden, in the heart of Central London, we are only minutes’ walk away from the transport hubs of Kings Cross St Pancras and Euston stations and are within easy reach of the West End.

For further information about the post, informal visits to the school and an application pack, please visit our website at www.regenthighschool.org.uk.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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More about Regent High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Chalton Street, Camden, London, NW1 1RX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7387 0126
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