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  • Start date details

    01 January 2024

  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£28,000.00 - £43,685.00 Annually (FTE) plus TLR1 £14,732

Head of Faculty - Science job summary

Due to internal promotion, we are looking to appoint a creative and knowledgeable leader to ensure that our strong curriculum and pedagogical foundations continue to evolve, informed by current research and statutory developments. We seek a leader who has a thirst for excellence and the drive to continually improve; someone who will nurture the talents of every member of the team, supporting them to be reflective practitioners and to continually improve their classroom practice; thus maintaining and developing the successes of our excellent science faculty.

Our science faculty prides itself on being a team that supports one another and collaborates effectively in our shared goal of providing our students with an experience in science that embodies the school ethos: Inspiring, Caring, and Enriching. Inspiring every student with the awe-inspiring scientific explanations behind the phenomena we experience in the world around us, through to encouraging the next generation of leading scientists; supporting our students to be thoughtful, compassionate, caring individuals by asking and discussing the social and moral questions that science raises; and enriching every students’ whole school experience through a range of science themed extracurricular opportunities including clubs, trips and a well-stocked library to read for pleasure.

As an employee you will benefit from a professional and supportive environment as well as a great pension scheme, an Employee Assistance Programme and free membership to our onsite sports centre, including swimming pool, fitness suite, badminton and basketball courts.

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About Bottisham Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1400 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Bottisham is 5 miles East of Cambridge, just off the A14 trunk road. The Village College is a eight form-entry mixed 11-16 comprehensive school and serves twenty one villages in the area bordering Cambridge and east to Newmarket. The school is heavily oversubscribed with 1160 students on roll, rising to 1500 in next 5 years.

We are committed to providing an outstanding education to all of our students, enabling them to develop into mature, independent young people, ready to take their place in society. We have extremely high expectations and work with commitment and dedication to enable all students to have the opportunity to achieve their full potential, both academically and socially. The school community values all our staff, students, parents and carers and their contribution to our successes and achievements.

The College was opened in 1937 as the second of the Cambridgeshire Village Colleges. These were the forerunners of community education in this country and are still committed to lifelong learning in its widest sense. The vision of their founder, Henry Morris, was that schools should be at the heart of their communities, open to all and that they should offer an attractive and stimulating environment for learning. Bottisham Village College continues to aspire to this vision.

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