Science Leader of Chemistry/Physics/Biology, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

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John Ferneley CollegeMelton Mowbray, Leicestershire

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Start date: 24 August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Science Leader of Chemistry/Physics/Biology

Permanent, full time, to start end of August 2018

Based at John Ferneley College, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

MPS/UPS + TLR                 

We are looking for an inspiring and passionate Leader in Biology/Chemistry/Physics to continue our rapid journey to outstanding performance in Science. Our secondary Science team is extremely high performing and with an ambition to develop our capacity even further, to provide system leadership and supporting other schools in the East Midlands. 

You will: 

  • play a key role in the Science leadership team, working closely with Science Leaders and the Head of Science and sharing accountability for the leadership and performance of the entire team
  • alongside other leaders, deputise for the Head of Science in his absence, as well as taking a supporting role in providing school to school support externally
  • be an ambassador both for Science and for the school both within JFC and externally
  • be a role model at all times, both in and out of the classroom

With a clear specialism in Biology/Chemistry/Physics, you will have the energy, commitment and vision to lead a superb team of Science teachers to:

  • deliver truly outstanding outcomes for all learnings, regardless of starting points
  • ensure that all students – and year groups make rapid progress
  • be instrumental in a ‘no excuses’ approach
  • implement accurate subject tracking which identifies if any students are being left behind
  • deliver sharp, focussed intervention – across all year groups
  • become leading practitioners with the capacity also to provide school to school support in your area of specialism
  • develop outstanding schemes of learning from Year 7 to Year 11 and beyond
  • enthuse all students with a passion for Science

We also welcome applications from applicants interested in joining our growing team as a Science Teacher (MPS + UPS). 

For more information about our Trust and schools and to apply for these roles, visit our website at or get in touch to arrange a visit or to have an informal chat. 

We are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of students. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check and fluency in the English language.

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More about John Ferneley College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1LH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1664 565901
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