Head of Science, Wolverhampton

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St Thomas More Catholic SchoolWolverhampton
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale / UPS (£22,467-£38,250 PA) with TLR1C £12,309.00 pa
Contract term: Permanent

The Governors of St Thomas More Catholic School are looking to appoint a Head of Science to develop the leadership and management of the science department of this ‘Good’ school. As a teaching and learning leader you will be a key part of the exciting journey of this department and the school in meeting the current and future needs of our students and to help build upon our successful Ofsted and Diocesan reports in 2016.

The successful applicant will be an inspirational, creative and outstanding teacher with a passion for science. They will be committed to their own development and that of their department, and will have 10 management hours per week to support improvements. They will have a track record of achieving excellent results and improving student outcomes. The successful candidate will be passionate about ensuring that the science department is able to improve outcomes for all groups of learners in line with other core subjects

The department follows the AQA Trilogy specification for GCSE, Triple Sciences and Advanced level. Sixth Form students study science at AS and A2 level.

The school has a large and successful Sixth Form and science is a very popular option. Experience of Sixth Form teaching would be an advantage.

The department is cohesive, supportive, well resourced and fully staffed.

We welcome and encourage informal visits. To request an application form, obtain further details or arrange a visit, please contact Christine Gobsill on 01902 368798-ext 1003 email: vacancies@stmc.school or download the application pack from our website.

Closing date: 1200 noon Wednesday 18th April 2018
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 26th April 2018

The 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. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.


St Thomas More Catholic School, Darlaston Lane, Willenhall, West Midlands WV14 7BL
Telephone: 01902 368798
Fax: 01902 630380

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Address: Darlaston Lane, Willenhall, West Midlands, WV14 7BL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1902 368798