Head of Science, Staffordshire

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Chesterton Community Sports CollegeStaffordshire

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Start date: September/Easter 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1.1
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science

Required from September/Easter 2018

Chesterton Community Sports College is seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and ambitious Head of Science who will bring their passion and energy to inspire and enthuse children of all abilities.

The successful candidate will teach and promote this core subject across the school. They will also be responsible for leading and developing the department.

Chesterton Community Sports College is an above average school with a progress score of +0.23. We consistently achieve excellent results and Science continues to be a leading department in delivering outstanding results, achieving positive progress across both Core & Additional Sciences (+0.98 and +0.89 respectively), and in separate sciences, where 50% of pupils achieved As and A*s across all subjects. The department is passionate about making ‘Scientists of the Future’ by delivering outstanding lessons using the latest technology. Each lab is equipped with an interactive whiteboard and Apple Mac technology that staff can access through their MacBook Air and iPad.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

· Lead and develop the Science department 

· Teach the full ability range in both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4

· Have a proven record of effective teaching

· Have a high level of subject knowledge across all science disciplines

· Track and monitor pupil progress across the department

· Successfully manage a range of staff

· Have experience of managing a Science prep. room

· Take part in the extra-curricular life of the school

We are an oversubscribed school with a record of excellent progress and results. Our school has a warm and friendly learning environment with a strong sense of community. We have a hard working ethos and both staff and pupils strive ‘To be the best they can be’.

For further details please visit the school website www.ccsc.staffs.sch.uk

Completed applications need to be emailed (or filled in online) to joan.stokes@ccsc.staffs.sch.uk by 12noon on 31st January. Interviews will be held on 7th February 2018

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from the school or by visiting www.dbs.gov.uk

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Castle Street, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 7LP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1782 568350
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Chesterton Community Sports College

Chesterton Community Sports College is a fully subscribed and successful school with an established ethos based on the principle of being ‘The Best You Can Be’. The school is at the centre of the community and...