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Head of Science

Park High School, Stanmore

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
Science
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Outer London Pay Scale + TLR1D £14,030

Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic Head of Science who wants to join and lead an excellent department. This post is suitable for someone who would like to widen their experience, someone who will embrace the opportunities of working in a Leading-Edge school. This post offers real opportunities for professional and career development.

The successful candidate will be part of a strong team, all of whom are qualified scientists, supported by five technicians. In addition to the Head of Department and Second in Department, there are three further post holders within the department.

Science is taught in ten dedicated laboratories. All labs are wireless networked and have data projectors and screens.

At KS3, students follow the "Activate" course and are taught in mixed ability classes.

At KS4 all students are either studying for Combined Science [trilogy] or separate sciences from the start of Year 9.

At KS5 we offer A levels in Biology (Edexcel), Chemistry (OCR) and Physics (OCR). Take-up of sciences in our Sixth Form is impressive; over half of the sixth form students choose at least one science A level. We also offer BTEC National Level 3 Extended Certificate in Applied Science.

Employee benefits

TLR1D

Applying for the job

Further details and an application form can be found on the school website www.parkhighstanmore.org.uk

If you wish to apply, and I hope you will, please complete the application form and add a short statement in support of your application (1-2 sides of A4) in the additional information section of the application form, or on a separate sheet. We will be using the person specification and job description both in our short-listing and the appointment, so please ensure you address the different points somewhere in your form or your statement. The completed application form should be returned to the school addressed to the Headteacher or emailed to s.malone@parkhighstanmore.org.uk.

Supporting documents

School overview

School type
Academy
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1503 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
020 8952 2803

About Park High School

Park High School is a fantastic place to work and develop as a teacher, and a leader. We would love you to come and join us!

We promote high achievement in a learning community.

We provide a stimulating and caring environment so that all members of the school can grow in knowledge, skills, understanding and character and achieve to the best of their ability.

We have a strong sense of purpose. We encourage our students to be enthusiastic about learning and positive about the future; to have high self-esteem and be confident and successful in what they do; to have understanding and respect for others; to have the ability and desire to further their own development and contribute to the society in which we live.

We believe in equality of opportunity and in celebrating success of all kinds.

“Teachers have outstanding subject knowledge and use imaginative and stimulating resources. They are very skilful at showing students how to work independently and think for themselves and at giving them time to work together and share their understanding.” Ofsted

Arranging a visit to Park High School

If you have any questions about the post or would like to visit the school, please do not hesitate to contact Mrs K Day Haynes, Senior Leader on the school number, 020 8952 2803.

School location

Thistlecroft Gardens, Stanmore, HA7 1PL

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