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Job details
Employer Wolstanton High School
Location Staffordshire
Salary TLR 1.2 (£9,472)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, well-qualified and ambitious Head of Science with a passion for developing learning and achievement. The successful and highly motivated leader will lead a team of nine teachers in the delivery of outstanding teaching and learning.

Wolstanton High School is an improving school, with a clear ambition for its future: it will be second to none. In order to accelerate progress towards this ambition within the area of science, we seek an exceptional candidate to join our family and to lead this curriculum area with drive and determination.

Our science department is housed in suited accommodation with well-equipped laboratories and a team of highly supportive technicians. Our curriculum comprises core and additional science as well as separate sciences, to GCSE level.

Wolstanton High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust. The Trust is led by an Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience: They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies. Career opportunities within the Trust are significant. All leaders are supported to excel. There is a bespoke leadership pathway programme which enables the next stage of professional growth within the group. The Trust also provides additional leadership through a specialist Director of Science, to support all schools to excel, think innovatively and secure high quality outcomes for pupils in the curriculum area.

We are going create something exceptional for the young people in our community and if this ambition appeals to you, we would be delighted to receive your application.

The school is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and all staff must share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate screening including Enhanced DBS and Section 128 checks.

For an informal discussion and further information about the post, please call our Executive Principal, Julie Yarwood. Visits to the school are welcome but not essential.

Should you wish to apply please return your completed application to Ally Harvey, Director of Business and Finance at:

Closing date: Noon, Friday 28 April 2017.
Interview date: Tuesday 9 May 2017.

Wolstanton High School
A Shaw Education Trust Academy
Milehouse Lane, Wolstanton,
Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 9JU
t: 01782 742900

Executive Principal: Mrs J Yarwood, B.A. (Hons), NPQH
Head of School: Mrs D. Farrent, B.A. MSc, NPQH

About the employer

Information about Wolstanton High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 16 years
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Milehouse Lane
United Kingdom