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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subjects

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Teachers' Pay Scales

Additional allowances

TLR 1A (currently £9272)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint an innovative and highly motivated teacher to lead and manage the development of the curriculum for Combined Science GCSE, Foundation Tier.

The successful candidate will be an excellent practitioner who has the passion and creativity to further develop an outstanding curriculum that will enthuse students to enjoy and achieve in Science. They will have effective communication skills and an outstanding commitment to ensuring that Science is relevant and engaging to all students. They will manage a large group of experienced Science staff, building upon recent developments in teaching and learning for Combined Foundation students.

This post is suitable for an experienced middle leader or an ambitious and talented teacher looking to take on their first Head of Department role.

For a full Job Description and Person Specification, please see Supporting Documents.

What the school offers its staff

As a department we offer:

  • A comprehensive and personalised induction programme
  • Experienced and supportive staff
  • A creative and collaborative working environment
  • Opportunity to teach from KS3 to A Level
  • High proportion of students in GCSE Single Sciences and A Level
  • Excellent student progress and results
  • Exceptional facilities for practical/experimental lessons
  • Strong budgets to support experimental classroom practice

As a school we offer:

  • A vibrant and exciting comprehensive school which is culturally and ethnically diverse
  • Excellent examination results
  • Outstanding student progress
  • Well behaved students who are eager to learn
  • Supportive parents who want the best for their children
  • A large Sixth Form
  • Modern and stimulating teaching facilities
  • Excellent CPD opportunities at all level

Commitment to safeguarding

Highfields School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

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About Highfields School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1690 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
afrost@hswv.co.uk
Phone number
01902 556530

Highfields School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in the West Midlands, serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Wolverhampton has approximately 1,700 students on record.

Highfields School opened in 1957 and converted to academy status in 2015.

Highfields School wants all students to have access to a broad and balanced learning curriculum where are can gain the skills, knowledge and experience to thrive and reach their full potential. The secondary school wants students to feel valued during their time learning and works to be a caring and open learning community, where individual talents are celebrated and nurtured. The school believes that students achieve best when happy and wants parents, staff and students to all work together to achieve the best possible outcome for all. Students are encouraged to get involved with a wide range of extra-curricular activities to gain in confidence, nurture talents and discover new talents and interests. These include the Duke of Edinburgh Award, sports clubs, trips and an active Student Council, where skills in leadership and teamwork are practiced. The school recently received a cultural diversity award from the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust.

Arranging a visit to Highfields School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email afrost@hswv.co.uk.

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