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Head of Science

Colchester County High School for Girls, Colchester, Essex

Job details

Subjects Science, Physics, Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

We have a unique opportunity to appoint a dynamic and innovative Head of Science to lead Science throughout the school at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. The ability to teach Physics or Chemistry at A Level is desirable. Additional Senior Leadership responsibilities may also be available for a suitably qualified and experienced candidate.

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

A first degree in a subject relevant to the teaching post.
A DfE recognised teaching qualification.
A commitment to the continuing professional development of all members of the Department.
A commitment to further professional development.

Essential skills and experience

Have an excellent record of successful teaching.
Outstanding planning, assessment, marking and record-keeping.
Be proactive in raising standards, initiating and maintaining innovative curriculum design and delivery.
Understand and respond to all current educational initiatives which apply to the subject.
Excellent communication, problem-solving skills, subject knowledge and ICT skills.
Be dedicated to the success of the students, department and pastoral teams, the school and themselves.
Ability to work effectively under pressure and as part of a team.
Commitment to extra-curricular activities and to the school's involvement in the wider community, including supporting 11+ testing day.
Have enthusiasm, energy, resilience and vision.

Employee benefits


More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1031 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Colchester County High School for Girls website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@cchsg.com

About Colchester County High School for Girls

School location

Norman Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3US