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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    2 May 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5



Working pattern

Full time: 1 FTE

Contract type


Pay scale

£29,344 - £44,919 MPR/UPR (including Fringe)

Additional allowances

TLR 1d £14,732

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Science team are dynamic and reflective. Their outcomes have been consistently positive without being outstanding. There was a slight dip in results last summer that the team have worked hard to address all year. The school is at an exciting phase in its development. It has been identified by the DFE for a partial rebuild with plans at an advanced stage. The school has also decided to adopt ipad technology in preparation for movement into new facilities and the leadership of this transition will be a part of all curriculum leaders remit moving forwards.

Applicants will need to demonstrate: their commitment to the teaching of Science and its associated subjects; their leadership experience and potential for promoted responsibility; and how they are qualified for the challenges of this key post. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with a proven record of managing all aspects of a diverse teaching team.

Science teachers rarely teach outside of their Area of Learning but as a school community we all remain committed to the idea of us being teachers of children rather than teachers of a subject. You will be expected to teach across the full age range of 11 to 18. Relevant support will be offered.

What the school offers its staff

  • a starting salary and salary progression in line with the school’s policies on Pay and Appraisal;
  • a supportive, collegiate culture where your enthusiasm, commitment and passion for making a difference to the lives of our students, will be supported
  • an easy commute via public transport from Brighton, other parts of East and West Sussex and from Surrey. Many staff operate car share schemes, and we have onsite parking.
  • engagement of all teaching staff in the HITS programme to enhance our teaching and learning
  • comprehensive induction programme
  • an extensive programme of in school CPL
  • access to an extensive suite of NPQs delivered through the Church of England

Further details about the role

We are a vibrant multi-faith, multi-cultural community underpinned by core Christian values. As such we warmly welcome applicants of all faiths and none, who are able to support the schools vision and ethos. Our mission is to be a centre of excellence for learning inspired by Christian values where every person fulfils their potential. We pride ourselves in the pastoral care and development of all students.

The preferred method of communication in connection with this vacancy is by email. This is how invitations to interview will be sent. Please ensure that you check your emails and junk or spam folders on a regular basis. Application forms and details about the post are attached/on the website. More information about the post and our school is also available on the website http://www.holytrinitycrawley.org.uk. All enquiries and completed application forms with covering letter/statement should be sent to HR hr@holytrinitycrawley.org.uk by the closing date or earlier. NB: The closing and interview dates are a guide only. We intend to review applications as they are received. An early application is advised, as once we have appointed, we will close the recruitment process. The Holy Trinity Church of England Secondary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we cooperate with other agencies and initiatives at local and national level. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful job applicant will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring service check (formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau check) at an enhanced level, in line with all schools across West Sussex. Disclosures include details of cautions, reprimands or final warning as well as convictions, spent or unspent.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Holy Trinity CofE Secondary School, Crawley

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1320 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

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