Head of Science (TLR1b, possibility of retention and recruitment uplift)

Plympton Academy, Plymouth, Devon


Job details

Subjects General Science, Physics, Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £23,373 to £40,490
Leadership level Middle Leader

Job description

Due to retirement, we seek to appoint a dynamic and strategic member of staff who will lead by example, develop, inspire and motivate their team and be committed to achieving high standards. This person will be looking to enable our young people to achieve outstanding results in all Sciences. This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding teacher who is now looking for new challenges or promotion to head of department in a supportive and successful Academy.

We work in an effective collaborative with the very best local and national schools so that all teachers continue to thrive and engage in the latest teaching developments and practice. We prioritise excellent learning behaviours in our students and strong pastoral support so that learning is disruption free, teachers can teach and students can focus. As a result we are incredibly proud of our students and staff who love the challenge of learning, are equipped to achieve their own dreams and take pride in their success.

The candidate should be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills. They should be an outstanding classroom practitioner, have enthusiasm for their subject and be capable of teaching Science across our full age and ability range. Candidates should preferably have previous experience in a position of responsibility, or be able to demonstrate a proven record of experience and achievements.

The successful candidate will have an unwavering belief in the potential of every child.

Essential educational requirements

Appropriate degree

Essential qualifications

QTS or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Teaching and ML experience

Employee benefits

Continued professional development

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 844 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Plympton Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email principal@plympton.academy

About Plympton Academy


School location

Moorland Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 2RS