Head of Science, Richmond upon Thames

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Newland House SchoolRichmond upon Thames

Date posted:
Start date: summer term 2020 or Autumn 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The post merits a salary commensurate with the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience.
Contract term: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational teacher to lead the Science curriculum in KS2 and KS3 up to 11+, Common Entrance and Scholarship level.  The successful candidate will be confident, dynamic and forward thinking in planning and teaching lessons appropriate to the needs of the pupils. You will have a modern approach to teaching and preparing pupils for demanding external exams, while benefitting from small class sizes. You will have good leadership skills and a passion for Science enabling you to engage with colleagues in the department to provide a creative and exciting curriculum.  In addition, they will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as may be required, participate in and support the school in organising its varied activities.  

As a teacher at Newland House School, you will support the school’s aim in ensuring that we provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced, covering the academic, artistic and physical elements that are crucial for the development of the whole child.  We set high standards of learning for all the children in a caring and supportive environment and you will help to promote our ethos in encouraging enquiring minds and building pupil’s strengths, interests and experiences. We pride ourselves in fostering excellent home/school relationships with parents and the candidate will be expected to have strong communication skills.

Newland House School is a successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 4 to 13 years, based in Twickenham in South West London.

Further information including a job specification and details of the application process may be obtained by email from Alka Soni, HR & Compliance Manager asoni@newlandhouse.net. No late applications will be accepted and no agencies please. 

Shortlisted candidates will be informed by 4 p.m. on Friday, 6 December if they are to be invited for interview and to be observed running a lesson on 10 December 2019.

Newland House 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 and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

More about Newland House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: Waldegrave Park, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 4TQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 88927479
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Newland House is a very special school.  You only have to walk through the front door to experience its wonderfully friendly atmosphere and the great sense of purpose that symbolises so much of what is done here. Set in three buildings, it boast...