Faculty Leader of Science

Woodlands Community College, Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 5FW

This job expired on 28 November 2022

  • Start date details

    April or September 2023

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

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Additional allowances

TLR 1a

What skills and experience we're looking for

What is Woodlands is looking for?

  • An experienced and exceptional science teacher with proven track record of improving outcomes for students
  • A passion for science and dedication to drive the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning across the department to secure high-quality outcomes for all students.
  • A capacity for hard work and resilience and a belief that this is at the core of success.
  • Ability to monitor, support, motivate and hold staff to account.

What the school offers its staff

What can Woodlands offer?

  • Opportunity to make a difference as a Faculty Leader to the life choices of our students in a stimulating, challenging and friendly place to work.
  • To lead a collaborative and forward-thinking Science team.
  • Extensive opportunities for professional development with educational research at its centre, comprehensive induction and continued professional development with an offer of a tailored national professional qualification.
  • Support from experienced and collaborative middle leaders across the college.
  • Whole school support and strategies to maintain positive well-being.

Further details about the role

The Science department is extremely well resourced with a dedicated team of seven teachers supported by three technicians. In recent years, the department has shown significant improvements in curriculum design, effective and purposeful assessment and quality of teaching and learning - all contributing to an improvement of student outcome and an increase in numbers of students moving on to study the sciences at FE. We offer a full range of qualifications across KS4 including entry level, Combined Science Trilogy and Separate sciences. The department is highly collaborative, supportive and has established strong working relationships with a range of professional bodies.

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About Woodlands Community College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
780 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
02380 463303

Arranging a visit to Woodlands Community College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email nicola.purse@woodlands.southampton.sch.uk.

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