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Head of Science

Light Hall School, Solihull, West Midlands

Job details

Job role Teacher
Subject Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary MPS or UPS salary scale £25,714 - £41,604 per annum) A TLR allowance of £10,519 per annum

Job summary

We require an exceptional candidate to continue our recent improvement in Science with the core vision of the delivering high quality teaching and learning to every student. This will include the continuing development of our curriculum in order that teachers can engage and inspire future generations of our students. The successful candidate will be a leader and a classroom teacher of the highest calibre, who can mentor other teacher colleagues, both inexperienced and experienced, inspiring them to become the most effective practitioners they can be. This is central to our improvement plan. The successful candidate will be expected to oversee the improved student outcomes in all qualifications within science, including Key Stage 3. Leading by example is crucial to the role, along with the oversight of our dedicated team of Lead Practitioners. The ability to network and foster strong relationships with science colleagues in other schools.

Employee benefits

Free on-site staff gym
• Subsidised healthcare cash plan
• Cyclescheme (tax exempt loans for purchase of bicycles up to £1000)
• Pension
• Enhanced maternity scheme
• Occupational Health including a confidential counselling service
• Life insurance through the pension scheme

Applying for the job

To apply please write a letter of application (2 sides of A4 - maximum), which explains how you can fulfil the person specification and what you will bring to the role, together with completing all questions on the Light Hall School application form. Please remember to include contact details of two referees, one of whom should be your current/most recent Headteacher.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1189 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Light Hall School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email awilliams@lighthall.co.uk
Contact phone number 01217465060

About Light Hall School

We are a co-educational comprehensive of 1200 students aged 11-16, located to the west of Solihull Town centre in the district of Shirley. We draw students from Solihull and Birmingham. Our intake has a broad mix of both attainment and socio-economic backgrounds.
We have an excellent staff team. Each individual, be they teacher or support staff, is committed and hard working. Our students are enthusiastic and friendly. They are respectful, polite and very well mannered. Relationships between students and staff are highly positive.
In our annual surveys, both parents and students rate the school highly.

Arranging a visit to Light Hall School

Unfortunately visits to the school are not possible at the moment, however, you may look at our virtual tour at the link here https://www.lighthall.co.uk/virtual-tour/

School location

Hathaway Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 2PZ

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