Subject Leader – Science, Yeovil, Somerset

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Preston SchoolYeovil, Somerset
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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive Salary
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Sensational Science Leader?

Required for September 2018: 

Subject Leader –Science (Competitive Salary)

Our aspiration is to be great in all that we do.  Are you a great teacher & leader of Science or aspire to be one?  If so, Preston School is the right school for you!

We are a Business & Enterprise Academy that aspires to embody our strapline of ‘Bringing Learning to Life & Life to Learning’ for every student every day. We place a large emphasis on the development of character and personality of our students, alongside a relentless drive for improving progress in all of the subjects that they study. 

We aim to be GREAT in everything that we do. Our student body are wonderful to work with and visitors to the school regularly comment upon the great learning environment within the school, personified by the excellent relationships between students and staff.  We firmly believe in the core BASICS that the students are asked to follow, and we recognise that teaching is made easier when students are engaged with their learning - as ours are.

We require a Subject Leader for Science to lead the department in the next stage of it’s development. You will be well-supported by staff, senior leaders and governors in improving the quality of teaching & learning & academic outcomes in the department so that Science is truly ‘Bringing Learning to Life & Life to Learning’ for all students. 

We are looking for a great person with vision and drive to lead and teach in the department. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and talented teacher and innovator who is looking to make an immediate difference in this exciting leadership role.

We would love to receive your application if you are:

  • passionate about teaching Science and aspire for Preston School to be GREAT
  • dedicated to enhancing the learning and lives of our students
  • ambitious with high expectations of all, including yourself 
  • an excellent team member with the capacity to lead across the department & the school
  • committed to continually improving as a teacher & leader

Information on the school and posts can be accessed from 

The post is subject to two references along with enhanced DBS check from Criminal Record Bureau and medical history check. If you would like to visit us prior to applying to see our wonderful learning environment then please contact Shelley Thorne, Personnel Officer, on the email below.

Please apply by downloading the application form from the school’s website and return completed with a covering letter addressed to Gregg Morrison, Principal, to 

Closing date: 9am on Wednesday 11th April 2018

Provisional interview date: TBC

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More about Preston School
Address: Monks Dale, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3JD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1935 471131