Head of Science, Wellingborough

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Wollaston SchoolWellingborough

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS - (TLR 1D: currently £13,027)
Contract term: Permanent


MPS / UPS - (TLR 1D: currently £13,027) 

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and inspirational leader to head up a team of highly committed scientists.  

Required for September 2018 

The successful candidate will: 

  • be an exceptional classroom practitioner with a proven track record of achieving excellent outcomes 
  • be highly motivated and ambitious 
  • have the ability to inspire and develop others  

This is an exciting opportunity for any individual who wishes to develop their career in a welcoming, ambitious and  supportive school with a dedicated team of teachers and a fantastic cohort of students. 

Science is taught as a core subject at KS3 and KS4, with many students wishing to pursue the Separate Science (Triple Science) course at KS4.  Science at KS5 is popular and Chemistry in particular, is traditionally one of the best performing A Level subjects at the school. 

The Science Faculty comprises of 11 full time and 5 part time teaching staff, with the support of 4 technicians. The    faculty is housed in a purpose built science block, opened in November 2014, with 11 dedicated laboratories. The      faculty also has access to dedicated IT suites.  

We offer a comprehensive employee benefits package including support of the Teacher Pension Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme, Discounted Onsite Gym Membership, Onsite Parking and Childcare Vouchers.  Wollaston School is a fantastic place to work and study.  Informal visits are welcomed if you would like to see us in action and to learn more about us prior to your application. 

Closing date for receipt of applications: 9.00am Monday 5th March 2018  

Please contact Mrs Louisa Nixon for an application form, further details about this role or to arrange a visit on: l.nixon@wollaston-school.net.  Alternatively you can download details directly from the school website at: www.wollastonschool.com 

Wollaston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

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More about Wollaston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Irchester Road, Wollaston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN29 7PH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1933 663501
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Wollaston School is a large, rural community school located in a village setting about 15 minutes drive from Northampton. The student intake draws on nearby villages and the towns of Earls Barton, Wellingborough, and Irchester. We have over 1400 stud...