Head of Science, Sidmouth

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Sidmouth CollegeSidmouth

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TPS/UPS + TLR 1b
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity to take on a key leadership role within Sidmouth College. If you are a well-qualified, ambitious and inspirational leader who can demonstrate a real passion for Science, with commitment to make a difference to the lives of our students by raising standards, achievements and expectations, then we would welcome your application. 

We require a highly committed and motivated practitioner who can ensure that the Science Department will grow from strength to strength. The successful candidate will have a high standard of teaching and learning and have the ability to lead strategies across the department to achieve this. They will have the capacity and ambition to be a key leader, with the ability to think strategically and creatively and work collaboratively across the College. Science is fundamental to our students and to the success of the College. The successful candidate will play a major part in developing and advancing this subject.

Excellent curriculum knowledge is essential and the ability to develop the existing GCSE and A level specifications will be vital. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Science to GCSE and another Science to A Level. The must possess the ability to  enthuse and inspire students and staff by sharing their passion for the Science.

The post would suit an experienced leader of Science looking for a different setting with new challenges and opportunities or a Science teacher with some leadership and management experience possibly gained as Second in Department. 

Closing date 25th April 2018 12 noon. Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 30th April.  

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of our students and, if successful, you will be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check.

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More about Sidmouth College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Primley Road, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 9LG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1395 514823
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