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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Main/Upper Pay Scale (Outer London Weighting)

Additional allowances

TLR 1d

What skills and experience we're looking for

Uxbridge High School is seeking a Curriculum Leader to head up a thriving, progressive Science department and to lead it to the next stage of its development.

The successful candidate will take overall responsibility for the leadership, management and co-ordination of all aspects of the Science curriculum as well as inspiring and leading a highly motivated team.

This is a senior and pivotal role within the school as a whole and we wish to shortlist candidates who have an exceptional track record of highly effective leadership. The successful candidate will:

  • be ready to work at a senior and strategic level;
  • lead by example, through outstanding practice and professionalism; - demonstrate their ethos of putting our students at the heart of our curriculum;
  • driven to make a difference, to overcome barriers, to be relentless in enabling all students to make exceptional progress;
  • be committed to your own personal development and collaborative, consultative working.

We would welcome applications from exceptional teachers and leaders who can evidence their experience of delivering innovation and aspiration and who can make a substantial contribution to Uxbridge High School.

Please take the time to view our website (wws.uhs.org.uk) before making an application. This gives a fantastic insight into the life of the school.

What the school offers its staff

Why should Uxbridge High School be your next career move?

  • We are a community where people are happy to see and assist each other. The values of the school are modelled by all colleagues and our students
  • Our behaviour policy ensures students have positive attitudes to learning, so our teachers can enjoy teaching
  • We provide opportunities for growth and career progression
  • We have great facilities and support including parking, private healthcare, and family-friendly and flexible working policies
  • There are realistic expectations for feedback instead of marking to reduce colleague workload

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the DBS.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About Uxbridge High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1318 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01895 234060

Uxbridge High School is an ambitious and dynamic converter academy with over 1,200 students aged 11 -18. We have much to celebrate at Uxbridge High School including a committed and focused staff, outstanding facilities, strong relationships with the community and school partners, supportive Governors and a thriving Sixth Form. We are delighted to be recognised by Alps in the top 20% of UK schools, celebrating outstanding Sixth Form student progress at A-level. We value the successes of every child, whatever their starting point. All of this takes place within a truly comprehensive and multicultural school that reflects life in modern Britain. Our school values have been developed by students and staff, and form the basis of our ethos and culture. All members of our school community subscribe and work towards always being: Positive, Respectful, Open-Minded, Unique, Determined: PROUD to Make Success Happen.

Arranging a visit to Uxbridge High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@uhs.org.uk.

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