Head of Science / Aspiring Head of Science

St Matthias School, Wolverhampton, West Midlands

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Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 2 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

St Matthias is a good school where staff know students well. Leaders work hard to ensure that everyone feels part of the school’s diverse community. Students feel happy and safe at school. This is because leaders have created an environment where students are well supported and cared for. Leaders expect students to try hard in school. They do not tolerate disruption in lessons or at social times. In lessons students are polite and respectful of their teachers. Everyone gets access to a good-quality curriculum.
(Extracts from Ofsted Report published 10th January 2020)

This role is suitable for an experienced Head of Science or an excellent teacher who aspires to be a Head of Science in the near future. We offer an extensive CPD program of support. Staff describe working at St Matthias as extremely positive with a team approach. The fully staffed science department follow the Person Edexcel Schemes of work which are comprehensively resourced for both key stages.

Contact us to discuss the role in more detail or to arrange a visit.

The job requires a person who;
• Is an excellent teacher
• Can lead and deliver quality learning in Science with all students
• Wants to innovate and develop Science within the curriculum model
• Can lead and be part of a team

1. Ethos
• To always look for and expect the best from all our students
• To promote creativity in learning design, delivery and outcome
• To be a positive role model in personal behaviours and self management
• To respect everyone as an individual
• To take care of our learning environment
• To promote sustainable development
• To work collaboratively, embracing team work and partnership

2. Leading Learning
• To support learning by following the agreed policies, systems and structures
• To be responsible for your own professional learning and support development of colleagues
• To be committed to student attainment
• To promote health and wellbeing, including safeguarding our students

3. Community
• To work to build community cohesion
• To work positively with parents and families

4. Generic
To work within the framework of national legislation and in accordance with the provisions of the School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document. In addition the post is subject to compliance with reasonable requests made by the Head teacher

Essential educational requirements

A good honours degree in a relevant subject
A teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential qualifications

A good honours degree in a relevant subject
A teaching qualification together with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

Essential skills and experience

The job requires a person who;
• Is an excellent teacher
• Can lead and deliver quality learning in Science with all students
• Wants to innovate and develop Science within the curriculum model
• Can lead and be part of a team

Employee benefits

TLR (dependent upon experience and expertise) and a comprehensive CPD program of support.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School
Education phase Secondary
School size 828 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 19
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Matthias School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email enquires@st-matthias.com

About St Matthias School

School location

Deans Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 2BH