Head of Science

West Somerset College, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6AY

2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Easter 2023 or earlier if possible 

  • Closing date

    9 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Qualified Teacher’s Pay Scale

Additional allowances

TLR 2C - £7,032.00 per annum 

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Reference Number: 669

Full time, permanent

Qualified teachers’ pay scale, plus TLR 2C - £7,032.00 per annum

Anticipated start date: Easter 2023 or earlier if possible

At West Somerset College we aim to provide a rich and varied education for all of our students. We believe that ensuring students realise their full potential depends upon a continuous drive for excellence by our staff.

Alongside excellent leadership skills, we are looking for an outstanding classroom practitioner with a proven track record of positive outcomes at Key Stages 4 and 5. You might already have some experience of leading a whole school initiative or mentoring/coaching colleagues and be looking to gain some leadership experience in a school that is in the pursuit of excellence.

You need to have the ability to inspire and develop both staff and students in order to raise standards and maximise potential.

What the school offers its staff

What we offer:

  • Employee Rewards scheme – High Street discounts, Staff Wellbeing centre
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • A Trust wide leadership competencies framework
  • A professional leadership development coach
  • A Trust wide staff wellbeing policy
  • Personalised professional development supported by an exceptional team within the Academy and driven through The Continual Professional Growth Policy which replaces appraisal and pay progression

Further details about the role

Please note, although we are ideally looking for a full-time colleague, we are open to discussing flexible working options

Further details and an application pack can be found in ‘Vacancies’ in the ‘Information’ section at: www.westsomersetcollege.orgor by clicking the Apply Now button below.

Commitment to safeguarding

West Somerset College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. Our mission is that all children achieve. A criminal disclosure check will be requested for any applicant who is offered a position.

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About West Somerset College

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 19
Education phase
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School size
744 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 19

School location

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