Science Chemistry/Physics Curriculum Leader

Eggar's School, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 4EQ

29 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    16 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 July 2022

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Science Chemistry/Physics Curriculum Leader job summary

The main purpose of the role is:

Ø To plan, teach and deliver our Science Scheme of Learning to KS3 and KS4 classes, across a variety of age ranges and abilities, developing and enhancing classroom practice to secure the best possible outcomes for all our students.

Ø To develop the area of Subject Responsibility to ensure that our Science Teaching practice is excellent, supported by a rich and contextual curriculum that enthuses, engages and challenges all our students to achieve the best possible outcomes in Science.

Ø To research, analyse and appreciate the relevant current thinking relating to Science Curriculum Development and Science Teaching, maximising opportunities to develop and implement new ideas and approaches for the teaching of the relevant subject to our students.

Ø To develop relationships with external agencies, STEM networks and partnerships to maximise opportunities to ‘bring science to life’ for all of our students, and to support students ideas about opportunities and progression into STEM related careers and further education.

Ø To review and reflect upon our current approaches to the teaching of the specific subject area; namely practical work, knowledge and skills, numeracy and literacy, and to develop ideas and innovation to enhance and further improve our Teaching and Learning across the Department.

Ø To plan, deliver and assess the learning of KS3 and KS4 students supported by strong subject knowledge, and an appreciation of current pedagogical practices relating to the Assessment of Science learning.

Ø To ensure that Science teaching enthuses and develops curiosity in students’ whilst keeping them safe and supported in their learning.

Ø To monitor and support the overall progress and development of students as a class teacher and tutor.

Ø To contribute to raising the standards of student attainment, sharing responsibility for the progress and outcomes of the specific Subject Responsibility at the end of Key Stage 4 with the Director of Science.

Ø To play a full part in the life of the school community, to support its distinctive mission and ethos and to encourage staff and students to follow this example.

Additional allowances

TLR 2b

Applying for the job

Applicants should complete an application form in full before your application can be considered. It is available to download from our website Please submit your application so that it is received no later than the closing date and time.
Eggar’s School / London Road / Holybourne / Alton / Hampshire / GU34 4EQ

FAO: Miss Pippa Ellwood, Head’s PA
Application Form Completion
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About Eggar's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
885 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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We encourage every individual to belong, to aspire and to achieve. We have high expectations and believe in high standards, a learning environment in which the aptitudes and interests of each individual child are recognised, respected and fully developed. We know our students well.
We offer a variety of approaches and teaching strategies to develop each student as an independent as well as a cooperative learner. We strive to prepare students for a life beyond school and focus on developing Independent Learning skills.
We seek to match the curriculum to the needs of the individual so that each student develops confidence and a sense of achievement through learning.
We provide continuous professional development for all staff which serves the students very well indeed.
We believe in partnership with parents. We consistently seek to develop this further, and to enrich the curriculum through involvement in our community.
We train student teachers and Newly Qualified Teachers. We support Recently Qualified Teachers and facilitate programmes for the National Qualifications for School Leadership.
Eggar’s is a caring school in which we encourage all members of the school to respect themselves,
each other, our local community and the environment.

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