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Head of Science

Tes Schools RecruitmentRedbridge

Head of Science.

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive secondary academy, based in Redbridge. The school is looking to add a Head of Science to their progressive and supportive Science Department ideally starting in September 2021.

The role will include managing the delivery of Science at KS3, GCSE and A-level across year groups 7 to 13. You will lead your department to enhance provision and will get the chance to lead on exciting project work throughout the year. Project work may include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. However, as Head of Department you will have full autonomy to ensure your department meets targets and exceeds needs of our learners. You will lead by example, supporting and empowering your department’s teachers, staff and pupils to achieve to the best of their ability.

The Head of Department will also line manage the Science department, supporting the SLT link and Headteacher to ensure the department achieve to its maximum potential.

“We are now seeking a skilled and committed leader to join the team as Head of Science. The Head of Science is a key position and the successful candidate will play a key role in the Extended Leadership Team at the school, as well as having many opportunities to collaborate with other network Science HoDs.

At the academy, we are highly ambitious for our students and our staff are pivotal to our success. As part of the staff team, you will have the opportunity to work with great colleagues and develop your career through an outstanding professional development program. You will be encouraged to be a reflective and open practitioner and be supported by the expertise of the Principal and experienced network colleagues, to develop yourself as an outstanding leader.

As a Head of Science within our network, you will be part of the Science Network which provides many opportunities to work with colleagues across the networkto develop excellent practice. This subject network operates within a true spirit of collegiality that supports all Science teams to continuously work to better the provision on offer to our students and strive to be the best."

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Science Degree or a related subject

• experience of delivering Science up to A-level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• experience managing a department: specifically people and financial management

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1440528 in the email subject line.

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To learn more about this role please email tom.nutley@tes.com for an information pack that includes the school's name, role specifics (JD/PS) and context. Please include REF: 1440528 in the email subject line.

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