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  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    31 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2.7 (£5021)

What skills and experience we're looking for

To support the school in achieving our aspirations, we are looking for an inspirational and confident team leader, who possesses drive, energy, commitment and a true passion for Science. You need to be able to:

  • Create and teach a stimulating, imaginative and challenging curriculum
  • Working with your Head of Department, take responsibility for the leadership and operations of the department
  • Demonstrate high quality teaching and be able to inspire and enthuse students to learn
  • Demonstrate the passion, skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students.

What the school offers its staff

As a school, we are proud to offer:

• a collaborative working environment;

• a supportive senior leadership team who collectively and individually offer a wealth of experience;

• a comprehensive CPD programme;

• an individual induction programme supported by a mentor, specific ECF training for all Early Career Teachers and staff new to WSS;

• a buddy scheme;

• a car share scheme;

• a dynamic middle leadership team given a clear sense of autonomy and ownership of school improvement;

• representation at the National Education Union (NEU);

• eligibility to join the Teachers’ Pension Scheme or Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff;

• extensive investment in the fabric of the school over the coming 18-24 months culminating in a brand new sports facility.

As a part of HAMWIC Education Trust (HET), WSS can offer:

• the ability to work with HET schools, both primary and secondary, as we develop as a trust and build towards an all through curriculum;

• networking groups for teachers, business managers, site teams and IT staff;

• HAMWIC in-house teaching school;

• a wide ranging of funded training and apprentice opportunities;

• free eye tests up to the value of £25 for uses of VDU equipment and contribution to the value of £60 towards the purchase of glasses specifically for the use of display screen equipment (where all conditions are met);

• working as part of The Edwin Jones Partnership.

Commitment to safeguarding

All HAMWIC Education Trust (HET) schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Weston Secondary School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
636 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

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