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Assistant Headteacher, Head of Science

West Exe School, Exeter

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Leadership scale

Job summary

We are looking to recruit an inspirational and innovative leader in Science to play an active role in our continued drive to create outstanding life chances for our students

As an Assistant Headteacher and Head of Science, you will be an inspiring leader with the energy and creativity to motivate a team, lead by example and challenge students to achieve the best possible outcomes.

The successful candidate will:

Be an excellent classroom practitioner with a track record of excellent outcomes
Have great curriculum knowledge and be outward facing
Be a passionate and innovative advocate for Science
Be totally committed to improving the life chances of young people
Be a KS4 specialist in Science
Share our ethos and values
We are committed to providing the very best environment for professional growth, believing that this is key to fostering an innovative and a progressive atmosphere. Our colleagues are incredibly committed and passionate about all that they do and are rewarded with bespoke CPD provision, in-house career progression opportunities, together with a relentless focus on staff wellbeing. If you are reflective in your approach and have a desire to be part of a highly successful school improvement team then this is the school for you.

Finally, we believe in being welcoming to all, students and practitioners alike and always value the opportunity to discuss the school and science teaching with others. If you are interested in finding out more about the school, please visit our website at www.westexe.devon.sch.uk or alternatively contact the school on 01392 660100 to arrange a visit.

Applying for the job

An application form and further details are available at https://westexe.devon.sch.uk/vacancies/ , by telephoning 01392 660100 or by emailing recruitment@westexe.devon.sch.uk

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
997 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01392 660100

About West Exe School

West Exe is part of the Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust. The Trust is a values-driven, rapidly growing 2 – 16 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivery outstanding outcomes for every pupil, regardless of background. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, the Trust is passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our pupils. By joining us to teach geography at West Exe, you would be able to access cross Trust opportunities such as the Ted Wragg Leadership Development Programme, cross-department curriculum exchanges and thus, you would be able to develop your professional network.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post requires an enhanced DBS disclosure

School location

Hatherleigh Road, Exeter, EX2 9JU

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