Head of Science, Wigan

Closing date:Expiring soon

Rose Bridge AcademyWigan

Date posted:
Start date: 1/9/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


Teaching and Learning Responsibilities – 1b

EMPLOYMENT START DATE: 1st September 2019

Dean Trust Rose Bridge is a recent addition to the Dean Trust family of schools, joining the Trust on 1st February 2019.  This is an exciting time for the school and Governors at Dean Trust Rose Bridge wish to appoint a Head of Science to lead the Science Department.  The successful candidate must hold Qualified Teacher Status and be able to deliver the Science curriculum to pupils across the ability range at both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. The post is to start in September 2019. 

Science and STEM are taught to all Key Stage 3 pupils and they follow a pathway to develop their investigative skills and make links to the wider world.  All Key Stage 4 pupils study a minimum of 2 science GCSEs.  Pupils have the option to study combined or Triple Science at Key Stage 4.  Staff hold high expectations for all pupils and work tirelessly to raise attainment and achievement. The science department are committed to raising the profile of science across the school

The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with other Dean Trust Schools and their Head of Science.  In addition, make significant contributions to whole school teaching and learning and to contribute to relevant INSET in addition to principal responsibilities within the faculty. The post holder will have full responsibility for outcomes within the faculty in terms of examination grades and as such must be an outstanding practitioner leading by example. The post holder will lead a large team of subject specialist experienced teachers.

This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced teacher looking for a new opportunity to work in a brand-new school and to help set the standard and ethos for what is intended to be an Outstanding school in the heart of Wigan.

For further information about the Trust and full job description/person specification including details of how to apply for any of our vacancies please visit our website;



Interviews to take place week commencing 29th April 2019

The Dean Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All post holders are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and Disqualification Declaration.

More about Rose Bridge Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Holt Street, Ince, Wigan, Greater Manchester, WN1 3HD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1942 510712