Head of Science

Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 4AY

This job expired on 7 February 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    7 February 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 January 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type



Full-time equivalent

Head of Science job summary

An outstanding opportunity to lead and teach in a flourishing and forward thinking 11-18 school. Required for the summer term 2022 for this heavily over-subscribed and successful Church of England Academy, an award-winning Outstanding School (SIAMS). An inspirational, ambitious and highly motivated teacher is sought to lead a large and thriving department. The successful candidate will have a track record of securing academic success and a value driven vision for the leadership of a talented team of teachers and technicians. The Science Department is very successful. All pupils take either two or three science GCSEs and last year 87% of Year 11 students gained at least two GCSE grades 9 - 4. The numbers opting to study science in our outstanding sixth form continues to grow with many students then continuing with their studies at selective universities. The school of 1000 pupils, plus a Sixth Form of 300, is attractively and conveniently situated close to the Ribble Valley and has excellent motorway connections via M65 to M6 and M62.

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About Accrington St Christopher's Church of England High School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1304 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St Christopher’s opened in 1958 and is an outstanding 11 - 18 Church of England Academy.Our caring community is based on a close partnership between staff, parents, pupils and governors and we foster strong links with local parishes and clergy, six of whom serve as School Chaplains. We emphasise pupils’ whole development, offering high standards of teaching in a range of courses to cater for all abilities, a wide extracurriculum and making a priority of spiritual nurture, with religious worship and teaching at the centre of school life. High academic achievement over the last four years resulted in national recognition with nearly 80% of our Year 11 pupils gaining at least five higher grades with English and Mathematics. Our Most recent Ofsted Inspection Report (2016) judged pupils’ personal development, behaviour and welfare as ‘Outstanding’.

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