Head of Science, London N12 0QG

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The Compton SchoolLondon N12 0QG

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR/UPR plus TLR £11,247 (1h)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Compton School 

Summers Lane, North Finchley, London N12 0QG    


Head of Science, Barnet, North London

Required from September 2018

Do you want to lead an exceptional team of Science specialist teachers, in a school which will provide you with outstanding training and professional development? 

If so, we are looking to appoint a highly ambitious Middle Leader to join our highly successful school. This is an exciting and highly sought after opportunity to lead an exceptional department and for you to develop your leadership and teaching skills’, whilst working in an inspirational school setting. The Science department is extremely well resourced; all teachers are qualified Science specialists and lessons are delivered in recently refurbished Science laboratories. The newly appointed Head of Science will also be supported by our Senior Science Technician, who was recently awarded the ‘Science Technician of the Year’.

Why work at The Compton School? 

• You will be joining a highly successful school with a national profile of excellence in teaching and learning, teacher training and student outcomes 

• We will provide you with exceptional training through our induction programme  • We offer fully funded NPQML and NPQSL on site, for our Middle Leaders to gain national qualifications 

• We have a fantastic building with a recently added Arts block and Sixth Form centre.  

Who are we? 

We are a massively oversubscribed mixed multi-ethnic school that has had three outstanding OFSTED inspections in succession. Students at the Compton make exceptional progress - our results routinely put the school within the top 2% of schools nationally for progress. We have recently expanded to include a new Sixth Form study base and we have been approved to open a second Compton school in 2018.

Are you the right person to join our team? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please see our website www.thecompton.org.uk or telephone 020 8368 1783 for details of the post including an application form and email this to vacancies@thecompton.org.uk  

The closing date for applications will be on Monday 19th March, 2018

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More about The Compton School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Summers Lane, Barnet, London, N12 0QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 83681783
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Situated in Barnet, London, The Compton School is a secondary which educates students aged between 11 and 18. It is a non-denominational establishment. 


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