to the promotion of one of the Assistant Achievement Leaders of Science, we are
looking to appoint an Assistant Achievement Leader of Science, from 17th April
2023. This is a role within the
leadership structure and will be essential to the development of Science
further. We are seeking someone who will
be ambitious for our students and has a vision for the development of Science
in our curriculum. The challenge for the successful applicants will be to
contribute to further developing an already strong subject and continue to
raise standards at both KS3 and GCSE.
department is exceptionally upbeat, forward-thinking, and innovative and one
which is cohesive, team spirited and very well led. We are looking for someone
who can play an active role in contributing to the already high standards
within the department. Science results
are consistently strong. This position
would suit an experienced teacher.
For the successful candidate, a commitment to raising standards
and a passion for developing young adults is essential: this entails a
commitment to all learners, to excellence for all, and a belief that a good
school makes a significant difference to learners’ life chances, levels of
attainment and the wellbeing of the community as a whole.
Community School had an Ofsted inspection in June 2018, which confirmed that we
are a ‘good’ school. We also achieved outstanding gradings in Personal
Development and Behaviour and Leadership. They also said that as a school we
are “passionately committed to providing
a first-class inclusive education for all pupils; tenacious in their pursuit of
additional resources and approaches to continually improve provision.” This is a happy school, where staff and
students want to be. The #Crestwoodfamily pervades through everything we
This is an exciting time in our
school’s history. Eastleigh is a changing town, with much development in both
business and residential areas. There has been an expansion in the primary
sector with several local schools undergoing expansion to their buildings to
accommodate the growth in student numbers. Crestwood merged with the former
Quilley School in 2016 to provide one secondary school for Eastleigh, something
new and exciting, offering high quality education for the children of
Eastleigh. In 2022 we became oversubscribed in every year group and are
operating a waiting list across both campuses. The two campuses are situated at
Shakespeare Road and Cherbourg Road and both offer the same high quality
education to all year groups with little movement of students. Staff are
expected to teach across both sites and play an active part in their innovative
and high-performing teams. Our first six years of operation has been successful
in establishing a strong culture and ethos, typified by the #Crestwoodfamily.
a new member of staff you will be well supported: we have a comprehensive
induction process, and you will be given an Induction Mentor and a
In 2022 the faculty's GCSE results were close to national average
with 69% of all science grades achieved being 4 or better and 55% of students
gaining two or more grade 4s or better in science. Performance in Triple Science continues to
improve year on year with 97% passing each subject and 27% achieving a grade 7
The Science department is a leading department across both
campuses. The Achievement Leader of Science, although new to Crestwood, is an
experienced teacher and school leader. He is working tirelessly to help further
improve the teaching and learning that takes place in the department. His
vision for the department is that pupils are challenged to gain valuable
scientific knowledge, are able to apply their knowledge in novel contexts, are
able to communicate their ideas effectively and are engaged in Science beyond
The department comprises of; an Achievement Leader, three
Assistant Achievement Leaders, eight main scale teachers, and four technicians
(one a qualified teacher). They are a welcoming and friendly team and have a
strong command of their subject. They are highly professional and dedicated to
continually improving their subject knowledge and sharing best practice.
Science is enjoyed by students.
The department is housed in five laboratories on each of the
Shakespeare and Cherbourg campuses. All
students are taught Science at KS3. The profile of Triple Science continues to rise
so much that pupils are choosing it as one of their GCSE options and we run one
AQA Triple Science class on each campus. All other pupils follow the AQA
Combined Science course.
Crestwood Community School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
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