28 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023 or earlier if possible

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS plus TLR 1a (£8,704)

Additional allowances

TLR 1a (£8,704)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Are you eager for a new challenge?
  • Can you lead and motivate staff?
  • Do you aspire to be a school leader?
  • Do you want to work in an environment that supports you to be the best you can be?

If the answer to these questions is YES then we can offer you an exciting and rewarding opportunity to help lead our Science Department.

Applications are welcome for the position of Head of Science at Lostock High for a September 2023 start (or earlier if possible). This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative, qualified and enthusiastic Science teacher to support the Senior Leadership Team in the leadership and management of the Science department.

We are looking for an exceptional classroom practitioner with an outstanding commitment to Science, who demonstrates high standards of delivery in a consistent manner and has the drive to raise attainment. You will be a strong leader with the ability to inspire both staff and students. Enthusiastic, a winning personality, and an imaginative approach to the delivery of the curriculum area and attention to detail are essential.

What the school offers its staff

There has never been a better time to join Lostock High School. Our recent ‘Good’ Ofsted rating (September 2021) recognises our determination that Lostock High will continue to develop as a popular school of choice for our community. We pride ourselves on engaging pupils, making learning exciting and rewarding, and on our tenacity. You will join a strong team of individuals who are committed to improving life chances for young people, and who believe in preparing pupils not just for exams, but for life.

We want all of our students to achieve their potential and we make sure that there are no limitations or barriers to reaching the highest possible standards of academic, social and personal development.

We have a hugely talented and committed staff team to make sure that our curriculum, guidance, care and support meets the different needs of every young person, and we pride ourselves on having high expectations. Our students are well organised, supportive of each other and personally ambitious.

We are totally dedicated to providing the very best opportunities for our students to ensure that we inspire confidence, transform learning and succeed to compete with the best.

We will be looking for commitment to improving life chances for young people, as well as commitment to your own professional development. Our school is a lively and exciting place to work. We truly live by our motto of Inspire, Transform, Succeed.

You will be well supported by the Senior Leadership Team who are focused on teaching and learning, and by a comprehensive programme of induction and training to ensure your individual needs are met.

Further details about the role

To allow us to compare candidates fairly, completion of our application form is required. CV’s will not ordinarily be considered for shortlisting.

Unfortunately, we are currently unable to offer overseas visa sponsorship.

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About Lostock High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
298 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Arranging a visit to Lostock High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ehughes@lostock.trafford.sch.uk.

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