• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    14 April 2021 at 11:59 pm

  • Date listed

    26 March 2021

Job details

Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS / UPS £58,714 - £41,604 p/a

Job summary

Head of Science Faculty

Full Time – Permanent


Start date: September 2021
We are looking for a dynamic and outstanding Head of Science who will be able to build upon current areas of strength and also drive improvements in student outcomes and experiences in Science. The science department includes a working farm for the provision of vocational education and provide opportunity for prospective veterinary students. The successful candidate will have the ability to embrace the ethos of the school and have a strong commitment to raising achievement and standards. The candidate will need to have an informed and creative approach to the curriculum delivery and the use of new technologies to support learning in the full range of GCSE and A Level courses.

If you have the ability to engage and enthuse our students with a love of Science, coupled with the drive and commitment required to be an exceptional teacher, then we would like to hear from you.

Successful candidates may be eligible for brand new, subsidized, fully- furnished accommodation in Ampthill, sponsored by the Connolly Foundation. More details will be available following your appointment to the post. Details of the scheme can be found on the Redborne website.

If you are interested in the above post, please contact Eva Hobson at the school for further details and an application form; this information is also on our website www.redborne.com. The successful candidates will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring check.

All offers of employment are “conditional” until Disclosure and Barring and qualification checks have been successfully completed and satisfactory references have been received. Redborne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Employee benefits


Applying for the job

Please complete and return the application form to eva.hobson@redborne.com

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1603 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Ofsted report
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Contact email
Contact phone number
01525 842611

About Redborne Upper School and Community College

Redborne Upper School provides a dynamic, friendly and vibrant environment where support, training and development for all staff is a priority. Our students and staff experience a supportive and caring atmosphere, along with high standards and expectations for success. Do you want to be part of a successful team of highly committed staff working towards excellence? If so, we look forward to hearing from you.
Please note that Redborne does not accept applications from agencies or CV's.
We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children’s welfare and all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory DBS clearance.

Redborne is a successful school on a spacious and pleasant campus near the market town of Ampthill in Bedfordshire. We achieve excellent examination results with about three-quarters of students typically gaining Maths and English at grades 9 – 4. ‘A’ Level results are also very good with over half at ‘A*’, ‘A’ or ‘B’ grades and an overall pass rate of 99.9%. About 80% of the Sixth Form go on to university and each year a number of students get into Oxbridge. The school is well regarded, oversubscribed and situated in a very pleasant area of Central Bedfordshire, within easy reach of London. The campus includes a state-of-the-art 400 seat theatre and we have just opened a new classroom block and Sixth Form social area. In the next few years the school is likely to expand to 1,700 with 500+ in the sixth form. Redborne is also a National College Support School, a Leading Edge School and has Teaching School Status.

Arranging a visit to Redborne Upper School and Community College

Please contact Eva Hobson eva.hobson@redborne.com 01525 842611 to arrange a school visit.

School location

Flitwick Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK45 2NU

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