Head of Science, Luton

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Cardinal Newman Catholic School A Specialist Science CollegeLuton

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Start date: May half term or September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L9 (£47,967) - L13 (£52,930)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Our passion is to see students achieve the best that is possible, inspired by great teaching and great leaders. Cardinal Newman School has an exciting opportunity for a new Curriculum Leader of Science who shares this passion. 

www.hays.co.uk/jobs/cardinalnewman 

This post is central to the leadership and management of the whole school and will therefore be offered on the leadership scale. The successful candidate will contribute to the whole school vision for curriculum, teaching and learning and be a member of the school strategy groups, contributing to setting the direction and vision for the school.

Cardinal Newman School is an 11-19 comprehensive school with Specialist Science Status, serving the Roman Catholic community in Luton and Dunstable, We are one of the most successful schools in Luton and have a thriving 6th form with 300 students. We have been consistently described by Ofsted as a ‘good’ school and under Section 48 as an ‘outstanding Catholic school’. 

The successful candidate will contribute to the whole school vision for curriculum, teaching and learning and be a member of the school strategy groups (Curriculum, Progress and Intervention or Teaching, Learning and Assessment), contributing to setting the direction and vision for the school.

We are looking for a highly motivated and inspiring Curriculum Leader to enthuse and engage a team of excellent teachers, build upon the high standards already achieved and continue the growth and development of the faculty. Whether you are currently in a leadership role or looking to take the next step-up in your career, this post is an excellent opportunity for you to really make a difference on your journey to senior leadership.

The ideal candidate will be an outstanding classroom practitioner, able to display leadership skills that encourage staff to be creative and develop rich and exciting lessons. The person appointed will be an ambitious leader with a clear vision of what an outstanding Science department will look like and will have the talent to deliver on this vision.

To register an interest in this vacancy, organise an informal visit to the school and the candidate information pack please contact Brett Coventry on 020 3818 7041, 07879 692 409 or email cardinalnewmancatholic@hays.com 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, prohibition order check and the Disclosing & Barring Service.

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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Warden Hill Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 7AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1582 597125
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