Subject Leader - Physics or Chemistry

Croxley Danes School, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

Job details

Subjects Physics, Chemistry
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £30,353 to £46,445

Job summary

SUBJECT LEADER – PHYSICS or CHEMISTRY
CROXLEY DANES SCHOOL
MPS/UPS + TLR 2b
Start Date: September 2020

We are seeking a full time Subject Leader – Physics or Chemistry to provide leadership and direction for the department and ensure that it is managed and organised to meet the aims and objectives of the subject and faculty whilst also taking responsibility for securing high standards of teaching and learning and playing a major role in the development of school policy and practice.

We would like you to have:
• Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
• A passion for teaching and education in its widest sense
• Excellent subject and curriculum knowledge
• Experience of teaching at all Key Stages and demonstrating a positive impact on student progress and outcomes
• Ability to articulate an ambitious and appropriate vision for the department
• Ability to set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge both staff and students
• Ability to manage staff with structured challenge, support and CPD
• Ability to coach and train others to be highly effective teachers
• Ability to analyse and use data to raise departmental performance
• Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate effective communication with a range of stakeholders
• A willingness to undertake Continuing Professional Development and Learning (CPDL)
• The ability to show initiative, to multi-task and develop existing skills
• Ability to demonstrate patience, flexibility and a sense of humour
• Ability to cope with pressure and demonstrate a calm and measured response

We can offer:
• A positive working environment within an extremely well-resourced school
• The support of a highly professional and committed staff team and the opportunity to expand your professional networks beyond the Trust through our external partnerships
• The opportunity to develop your career within an expanding multi academy trust with a track record of excellent student attainment and achievement
• Exceptional professional development opportunities both within the Trust and across the Teaching School Alliance
The Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

How to make an application:
• The full job description and an application form can be downloaded from the school website
• Applications to be sent to Mrs D Gamble (Recruitment Manager) by 10.00am on 24th February 2020
• Please include a covering letter and completed application form with the contact details of two referees.
• Early applications are advisable as the school reserves the right close the vacancy should a suitable applicant be found.
• Interviews to take place in the week commencing 24th February 2020.

Websites: www.stclementdanes.org.uk / www.croxleydanes.org.uk
E-mail: Recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk
Address: Chenies Road, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire WD3 6EW. Tel: 01923 589699

Essential educational requirements

Undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications

QTS or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

• Holder of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)
• A passion for teaching and education in its widest sense
• Excellent subject and curriculum knowledge
• Experience of teaching at all Key Stages (3-5) and demonstrating a positive impact on student progress and outcomes
• Ability to articulate an ambitious and appropriate vision for the department
• Ability to set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge both staff and students
• Ability to manage staff with structured challenge, support and CPD
• Ability to coach and train others to be highly effective teachers
• Ability to analyse and use data to raise departmental performance
• Excellent interpersonal skills to facilitate effective communication with a range of stakeholders
• A willingness to undertake Continuing Professional Development and Learning (CPDL)
• The ability to show initiative, to multi-task and develop existing skills
• Ability to demonstrate patience, flexibility and a sense of humour

Employee benefits

TLR2b
Exceptional CPD

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Free School
Education phase Secondary
School size 477 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 18
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Croxley Danes School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email recruitment@danesedtrust.org.uk

About Croxley Danes School

School location

Baldwins Lane, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3 3LR