Science Curriculum Leader, Liverpool

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St Julie's Catholic High SchoolLiverpool
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Start date: 01-01-2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR1B + MPR TO UPR3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governing Body is seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative, and well qualified Scientist who is a knowledgeable and enthusiastic teaching professional with excellent leadership qualities and subject knowledge, to lead the Science department.

If you are a leader who will -

· Inspire young people to achieve their full potential?

· Lead learning in an imaginative and motivational way?

· Ensure all groups of students make excellent progress?

· Lead staff and students to become an outstanding department?

then you are the person we wish to meet!

St Julie's Catholic High School, in the trusteeship of the Sisters of Notre Dame, has just undergone a £23 million investment in a new school building, which will open to our students on Monday 18 September 2017.  There are 8 fully resourced and brand new Science laboratories with excellent layout and space. Two large preparatory rooms service these large and bright labs, supported by 2 Technicians and a Teaching Assistant. The Curriculum Leader manages 2 other TLR positions.

The principal aim of our school it to put into put into practice the words of the school's patron saint, St Julie Biliart, "Let them be taught what is necessary for life".  We are a large voluntary aided 11-18 school for girls, with boys admitted in the Sixth Form.  The successful candidate will support the governors' commitment for the school to continue to be the secondary school of choice for Catholic girls in South Liverpool and the surrounding area.  We provide a Catholic education for girls of all faiths, as part of our educational Mission. 

Inspection reports about St Julie's stated in 2016:

· The behaviour of pupils is good. They are polite, courteous and respond well to instructions.

· pupils attend well.  attendance is above the national average.

· processes to keep pupils safe are strong.  pupils feel safe and are safe in school. 

· pupils' spiritual, moral, social and cultural development is promoted well.

· the governing body provides strong support and challenge for school leaders.

· progress made by learners in the sixth form is good and particularly so in the vocational subjects.

St Julie's Catholic High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is required, with Children's Barred List check, for all successful applicants.

Closing date for application: 12 midday on FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER 2017

Only completed applications submitted on the Catholic Education Service (CES) Application Form will be considered.  All completed applications to be submitted electronically to:  PLEASE NOTE:  Only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted following the closing date.  Please refer to the school's website for Job Description & Person Specification -  St Julie's Catholic High School is committed to Equality of Opportunity.  Prospective applicants are invited to contact the school's Human Resources & Administration Manager to find out more about the post, if they so wish.

St Julie’s Catholic High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is required for all successful applicants.

Please visit the school website for details of an Open Evening for prospective applicants to visit the school.  This will provide applicants with the opportunity to have a tour of the school and to meet with members of the Leadership Team.  Please contact Mrs Cain to confirm your attendance in advance of the Open Evening ( 

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More about St Julie's Catholic High School
Address: Speke Road, Woolton, Liverpool, Merseyside, L25 7TN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 4286421