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Head of Science

Wootton Upper School, Bedford, Bedfordshire

Job details

Job role Teacher, Leadership
Subjects Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Science
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £49,048 - £54,121 per annum (LPS 8-12)

Job summary

Required for January or April 2021

The Trust is seeking to appoint an exceptional scientist, teacher and leader to the post of Director of Science. You will join a very experienced and strong team of middle leaders who have contributed to a rapid rise in outcomes across the Trust. You will demonstrate a passion for the subject and have a clear vision for outstanding provision across all three Science.

We welcome applications from middle leaders with a strong track record leading a department, as well as those who have other leadership experience or experienced teachers ready for their next challenge. Wootton Academy Trust is committed to supporting colleagues as they take the next exciting step in their career

The role will include teaching GCSE and could include A level teaching, providing leadership and management of staff, developing enrichment opportunities for students and demonstrating the ability and commitment to securing high standards of student achievement.

The current team of Science Teachers are all specialists and there is a strong track record of success at both GCSE and A Level. Results at GCSE level and A level are very strong.

Applying for the job

Closing Date: 09:00 Monday 21st September 2020. Please apply at the earliest opportunity. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive applications from outstanding candidates.

An Application Form and further details can be downloaded from our website https://www.woottonupper.co.uk/staff-vacancies or requested by email from recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk.

Please return the completed Application Form either by email to recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk or by post to the HR Department, Wootton Academy Trust, Hall End Road, Wootton, Bedfordshire, MK43 9HT.

Wootton Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 890 pupils enrolled
Age range 13 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Wootton Upper School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@wootton.beds.sch.uk

About Wootton Upper School

Wootton Academy Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust comprising of Wootton Upper School and Kimberley STEM college.

Arranging a visit to Wootton Upper School

For further information on the Science department please contact: Liz Mackay, Deputy Head of Kimberley College [emackay@wootton.beds.sch.uk]

School location

Hall End Road, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK43 9HT