Head of Department - Physics/Trainee Head of Department - Physics Notre Dame High School, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Job description

We are looking to appoint to the following post from September 2020:

Head of Department - Physics/Trainee Head of Department - Physics
(Full-time/Permanent)
Teachers Pay Range (£24,373 - £40,490 p.a.) plus TLR 2C (£6,829 p.a.) for Head of Department or TLR 3E (£2,757 p.a.) for Trainee Head of Department

The successful candidate will be required to be able to teach Physics from KS3 to KS5 along with Chemistry and Biology at KS3. The ability to teach Chemistry or Biology to KS4 would be an advantage.

If we appoint a Trainee Head of Physics, we would then seek to appoint a Mentor, who would be an existing middle leader, to support the Trainee through the programme.

Closing date: 9am on Friday 6th December 2019
Interview date: Wednesday 11th December 2019

Notre Dame High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Essential educational requirements

- Good degree in relevant discipline
- Good knowledge and understanding of pedagogy
- Strong subject knowledge

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

Experience of teaching from KS3 to KS5 with children with a full range of prior attainment and barriers to learning.

Employee benefits

A Head of Department will receive their Teacher pay scale plus TLR 2C (£6,829 p.a.)

A Trainee Head of Department will receive their Teacher pay scale plus TLR 3E (£2,757 p.a.)

A Trainee Head of Physics, we would be assigned a Mentor, who would be an existing middle leader, to support the Trainee through the programme. More information regarding this can be found in the "Further Details" document attached to the job advert.

At Notre Dame the ongoing professional development of all staff is a key priority. Our view is that we can always improve, not because we are not good enough but because we can be even better at what we do and that this in turn will ensure the very best outcomes for our students. We have an ethos of ‘learning together’ through joint practice development which is conducted in a supportive and developmental way. We also aim to help staff to be ready for their ‘next step’ in their careers whatever that might be.


About Notre Dame High School

Address
Fulwood Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 3BT
Phase
Secondary
Type
Academy
Website
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