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Head of Science - Senior School

Wellington College International HangzhouHangzhou

MAIN PURPOSE

• To strategically lead the Science Department in regard to the teaching and learning and manage the resources and people within.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Head of Science is responsible for the following:

  • Achieving academic excellence in the Science Department. Responsible for the intent, implementation and impact of the curriculum in the Science Department.
  • The academic performance of the students, including the performance in external examinations, of subjects taught within the Science Department.
  • The behaviours and attitudes displayed by the students whilst in the Science Department.
  • The quality of provision. This refers to both the teaching & learning and resources found within the Science Department.
  • The deployment of all staff, the appropriate delegation of tasks and the effective use of all finances.
  • The implementation of all school policies, including those relating to behaviour, homework and assessment, in the best interests of the pupils.
  • The developments in the Science curriculum, ensuring that they are consistent with the College’s broader aims and policies and are in the best interests of the pupils.
  • The evaluation of staff performance, academic standards and the personal development and well-being of the students, ensuring that it is effective.
  • The planning and implementation of actions to address identified priorities.
  • To ensure effective monitoring and communication with parents regarding academic progress and behaviour for learning both in line with school reporting procedures and in response to specific concerns as they arise.
  • To comply with the current policies and procedures of the College.
  • To display the Wellington Values at all times, either in school or in the wider community.
  • The Health and Safety of all colleagues and students whilst in the Science Department. This includes the mental and physical wellbeing.


BASIC QUALIFICATION

Education: Minimum of an undergraduate degree plus a recognised teaching qualification e.g. PGCE

Subject: A pure Science or Science related discipline

Teacher Qualification: Must have Teacher License

Language: Fluent English

Experience: A minimum of 4 years work experience teaching Science in high performing schools.

EXPERTISE

• Display excellence in Science teaching.

• Show a track record of success in a previous Middle Leadership role.

• Prior experience of working with ESL learners preferred.

 

Please attach your CV, Teacher License together with a cover letter here. 


SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT

Wellington College Hangzhou is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service, or local national equivalent.

 

Further details of the above position are available in the file of Job Description below. 

For more information about Wellington College Hangzhou, please click ‘Learn More about this school’ in the bottom. 

Should you have any further questions, please email us at jobs.hangzhou@wellingtoncollege.cn. 


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