Head of Science

Gilbert Inglefield Academy, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3FU

This job expired on 20 May 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2022

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Head of Science job summary

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Head of Science to lead and develop our science department within an expanding middle school.

We are looking for a Head of Science to create an amazing Science Department. You will be trained in KS3 Science and will have a good understanding of how science develops from KS2.

Our academy provides a unique opportunity to teach both key stage two and key stage three children. We work with children age 9 – 13 (Y5 – Y8) and this age range enables us to put the curriculum at the heart of what we do. There are no national tests or exams at the end of key stage three and this empowers teachers to focus on driving a broad and balanced curriculum.

As a teacher you will be surround by professionals from a range of backgrounds including both primary and secondary training. Teachers share pedagogical practice with each other and there is a genuine sense of a learning community.

We are looking to recruit a teacher passionate about science to work with our wonderful children. Gilbert Inglefield is a thriving, happy and successful school. Pupils are proud of their school and this is reflected in the commitment and standards they bring to so many aspects of school life. The excellent achievements of our pupils over their four-year
journey with us are the result of their hard work, the support of our parents and the expertise of a dedicated staff. It is a real team effort.

Gilbert Inglefield Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

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About Gilbert Inglefield Academy

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
516 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13

Gilbert Inglefield Academy is an average sized middle school based in Central Bedfordshire. Currently with approximately 570 pupils on roll.

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