Head of Science, York

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York High SchoolYork

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS + TLR 1d – £7,776
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Head of Science

Starting September 2018 

TLR 1d – £7,776


This is a career defining opportunity


If you came into teaching to make a difference then this is the appointment for you.  We will return to Good in 2020 and we need a quality Head of Science to achieve this.  Already we have secured two exceptional Science NQT’s to start in September 2018 and their development will be a key part of the role.  This is a fantastic post in a school that is committed to improvement through developing its staff.


We invite all prospective candidates to visit the school at any time.  Once you have met the students and the leadership team you will understand why York High School is a fantastic place to work.


York High is a mixed 11–16 school serving a genuinely comprehensive intake.  We have an absolute commitment to inclusion and making a difference to the life chances of all our students.  The school prides itself on its honesty, and wishes potential applicants to be aware that the school is currently in Special Measures.  However, with a new dynamic Leadership team, and with the support of our students and community, there is a real commitment to implementing change through high quality teaching and professional development.  We therefore wish to hear from candidates who will be committed to our journey and excited by this challenge.  


We are seeking to appoint a colleague who will share our belief and our vision for the future.  This includes the expectation of imaginative and innovative teaching and learning and an environment where colleagues work to the highest standards of professionalism


The successful candidate will have :


• Great leadership potential

• The ability to inspire, motivate and challenge young people and staff alike

• Commitment to building a team and developing staff

• Strong subject knowledge 


As mentioned we welcome and encourage visits to school, where you will have the opportunity to meet some of our staff, students and Headteacher to learn a little more about our ethos, vision and journey.


For further information, to organise a visit or to request an application pack please contact our recruitment partner, Paula Read at Hays Education. 


For further information about working at York High School please click through the link https://www.hays.co.uk/jobs/yorkhighschool


Telephone 0113 200 3710 or email paula.read@hays.com


The closing date for completed applications is 9am on Thursday 15th March 

Interviews will be held week commencing 19th March


York High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Cornlands Road, York, North Yorkshire, YO24 3WZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1904 555500