Head of Science, Oswestry

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Oswestry SchoolOswestry

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Oswestry School is an independent, co-educational day & boarding school, with a 11-18 senior school of c.350 pupils (130 of whom board) and a 4-11 junior school (Bellan House) of c.120 pupils. The strong ethos of the school is reflected in its fabulous pastoral care and sense of community. The School has a recently redeveloped suite of six science laboratories and biology, chemistry and physics are all popular at A-level and pupils of all ages take part in a wide range of science activities both inside and out of the classroom. The School recently underwent inspection, with an excellent report. As well as providing a fantastic learning and living environment for young people, Oswestry School offers an enjoyable, challenging and rewarding working environment.  

Oswestry School is located on the outskirts of its market town on the Welsh borders, with easy access to the great outdoors as well as good links to the local town of Shrewsbury and the cities of Chester, Manchester and Birmingham.  

Head of Science  

Applications are sought for a full-time and experienced teacher of science to join us in September 2018 and lead the science faculty.  The applicant should be an excellent classroom practitioner, possess strong managerial skills and be keen to contribute to the wider life of the School. For an informal discussion regarding the post, please contact Miss Alison Sefton, Deputy Head (Academic), on 01691 655711 or email at ahs@oswestryschool.org.uk.   

Generous fee discounts for staff children, as well as a medical support package and use of facilities, help emphasise that Oswestry School is a community which cares for its employees.  

Closing dates for the above position: Tuesday 6 February 2018  

Provisional interview date for the above position: w/b 12 February  

The school reserves the right to offer the post at any stage in the appointment process or not to offer the post.  

For an application form and job description please contact:  Gemma Curran, HR Administrator, Oswestry School, Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, SY11 2TL  Telephone 01691 655711 or email gdc@oswestryschool.org.uk   

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

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Charity Registration No. 1079822.  


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More about Oswestry School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Upper Brook Street, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 2TL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1691 655711
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