Head of Science

Brannel School, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7RN

This job expired on 26 September 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    26 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Teachers’ Main / Upper Pay Scale

Additional allowances


Head of Science job summary

❖ Are you an outstanding practitioner who is ready to take on greater challenge and responsibility?

❖ Do you have energy, commitment, vision and the ability to motivate and coach teaching colleagues to perform to the very best of their ability?

At Brannel School, we believe that the single most important responsibility of any Head of Department is to grow great teachers within his or her team. Heads of Department are the gatekeepers of standards and innovation; they are the leaders closest to the classroom.

As Head of Science you will be a leader as well as a manager. Leading with imagination and persistence, you will create a department team with a shared sense of loyalty, enjoyment, and pride in their professional development and the ability to deliver the school’s core purpose. You will have the responsibility to lead and manage staff and all aspects of the department, so that any student learning their subject does so in a structured, engaging way and becomes a confident, successful learner who will thrive in a changing world.

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About Brannel School

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

Brannel School is situated in the heart of rural Cornwall’s China Clay communities and offers 850 places to students aged 11-16. Brannel School is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision of ‘learning together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large and dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals across the Trust with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects for all.

Arranging a visit to Brannel School

If you wish to discuss this role or schedule a visit to the school in advance of the application submission date, please contact Christine Thomas (School Administrator) on 01726 822485

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