Head of Science, North Yorkshire

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Boroughbridge High SchoolNorth Yorkshire

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR plus a TLR 2C £6,154
Contract term: Permanent

Vacancy: Head of Science 

MPR plus TLR 2c £6,154

Established contract

Full time

A Golden Hello of £2000

Start date:  1 September 2018

Are you a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher who is seeking the challenge of a new role in a school where ‘Aspiration and Support for All’ is always at the forefront of their students’ learning? A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Boroughbridge High School for a Head of Science to lead an enthusiastic and supportive team through the next phase of its development.

The ideal candidate will have the vision, skills and experience to lead with confidence. They must be motivated about teaching and learning and committed to raising the standards of our successful Science department. The post will be diverse and will give you the opportunity to lead across the key stages and across the disciplines. The ability to teach Physics would be advantageous.

This is an exciting time to join the school as, having gained a ‘Good’ Ofsted judgement in January 2017, we are now determined to move to Outstanding. Ofsted commented that ‘Pupils feel well cared for and supported’ and ‘Pupils have very positive attitudes to all aspects of their learning’. The successful applicant will be a huge part of the development of our school and will help us strive to make Bouroughbridge High School an ‘Outstanding’ place for children to learn.

In return for your hard work and dedication to our school we can offer you a range of benefits. As an employee of Boroughbridge High School you will be entitled to our range of rewards on the NYCC ‘Everybody Benefits’ scheme.  As a school we will also strive to support you though your professional development. 

Boroughbridge High School is an 11-18 Maintained LA School with 562 students on roll, with 55 in the Sixth Form. It serves a largely rural catchment area, including the attractive market town of Boroughbridge, and drawing some students from the city of Ripon. The school is in a great location and is in easy reach of York, Harrogate, Ripon and Leeds. 

Application forms and further details are available from the school website www.boroughbridgehigh.com or by contacting Wendy Firth at the school on 01423 323540.

Completed application forms should be returned via email to vacancies@boroughbridgehigh.com or via post to the school address and should be marked for the attention of W Firth.

If you would like to discuss the post, please contact the Head’s P.A. Liz Nelson, on lnelson@boroughbridgehigh.com to arrange.

Closing Date for Applications: Midday, Monday 21 May 2018

Interviews: W/c Monday 21 May 2018

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment'.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wetherby Road, Boroughbridge, York, North Yorkshire, YO51 9JX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1423 323540
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