Head of Science
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
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.
About Colchester County High School for Girls
Colchester County High School for Girls is part of Alpha Trust. It is a selective state school for academically able students aged from 11 to 18 years which consistently achieves public examination results at the highest level and Ofsted "Outstanding". Admission to the school is via the 11+ examination in Year 7; the school also admits academic students to the Sixth Form. The school is lead for the North East Essex Teaching School Alliance and Colchester Teacher Training Consortium is based on the site. Situated a mile to the west of central Colchester, the school is set in its own extensive grounds on a large, quiet campus.
- Norman Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3US
- Colchester County High School for Girls website (opens in a new window)