Head of Science

Sir William Romney's School, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8AE

Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2 (c)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Sir William Romney’s School requires a dynamic, enthusiastic and impactful teacher to lead and develop our science department. Applications are welcome from teachers of all science specialisms. The role would be ideal for an experienced subject lead looking for a new setting or indeed for someone looking to move from a second in department role to a position of whole department leadership.

What the school offers its staff

Sir William Romney's School is a small 11-16 school in Tetbury in the heart of the Cotswolds. We are proudly comprehensive and committed to ensuring that our students are successful both academically and holistically. You can find out more about our ethos and Intent on our school website.

In April 2020, we became part of The Athelstan Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust, which consists of five secondary schools: Sir William Romney's, Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School in Purton, The Dean Academy in Lydney and Chipping Sodbury School.

Teaching staff at Sir William Romney’s School enjoy a wealth of employee benefits including:

  • An excellent induction programme including support for those returning to teaching/new to schools
  • A comprehensive CPD programme including specialist training provided by internal and external providers
  • Access to the nationally recognised OLEVI Outstanding and Creative Teacher Programmes and NPQ programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring support from senior leaders for those new to leadership roles
  • A caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority - flexible working requests will be considered
  • An Athelstan Trust newsletter that shares best practice and latest news
  • A research informed Athelstan Trust CPD programme led by experienced staff across five schools
  • Continual collaboration and sharing of resources to reduce workload and improve provision for students
  • Excellent career progression opportunities

The Athelstan Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in 2015 currently consisting of five secondary schools (Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School, The Dean Academy, Sir William Romney’s School and Chipping Sodbury School) in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. All our schools share a deep commitment to delivering an excellent comprehensive education to all the students in the Trust. The Trust offers further career development opportunities for colleagues to work across more than one school in a supportive environment.


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About Sir William Romney's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
540 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01666501079

Sir William Romney's School is a small 11-16 school in Tetbury in the heart of the Cotswolds. In April 2020, we became part of The Athelstan Trust, a Multi-Academy Trust, which consists of five secondary schools: Sir William Romney's, Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School in Purton, The Dean Academy in Lydney and Chipping Sodbury School. The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Arranging a visit to Sir William Romney's School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dalbanjones@swr.gloucs.sch.uk.

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