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HEAD OF SCIENCE

The Cotswold Academy, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £24,373 to £40,490

Job summary

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly talented, outstanding teacher, who wishes to make a real impact in this “truly exceptional school” where “behaviour is outstanding” (Ofsted).

From September 2020, we are seeking to appoint a dynamic, committed and strategic Head of Department who will lead and take responsibility for the development of Science.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:
Will have a strong commitment to teaching and learning in Science and have the ability to teach Science at all Key Stages
Will have the drive and determination to lead, motivate and develop colleagues
Will maintain a positive learning environment across the department using departmental and school behaviour management procedures as appropriate
Will be fully committed to delivering a high quality, engaging Science curriculum, which stretches and challenges all students across each Key Stage
Will ensure a wide range of enrichment opportunities to expand and extend the curriculum
Will lead the department in innovative approaches and strategies to maintain and improve attainment and achievement at GCSE and A level

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree in relevant subject

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Right to Work in the UK

Essential skills and experience

Highly qualified and motivated with a proven track record of being an outstanding teacher

Employee benefits

WE CAN OFFER YOU:
TLR 1 (Negotiable)
The opportunity to lead a successful and vibrant Science department
Excellent professional development
Enthusiastic, hardworking and responsive students
Employee benefits including an Employee Assistance Scheme and Cycle to Work scheme

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1408 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website The Cotswold Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email personnel@thecotswoldschool.co.uk

About The Cotswold Academy

School location

The Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BD