Head of Science – Independent School

Head of Science

Location: Berkshire
Start: April 2021
Salary: Competitive salary and matched to candidates’ qualification & experience

The School:

Our Client is a well-regarded independent school in Berkshire. The Head of Science will encourage and support pupils to take up non-academic opportunities too and to contribute to the wider community.

The school encourages pupils to become strong, confident and articulate individuals and to reach their full potential. This will enable the pupils to take on challenges of the next stage of their lives and in the next stage of their education, too.

The successful Candidate for Head of Science:

As Head of Science, you will support Science Teachers within the department and you will be required to teach across the age range from KS3 to KS5. A significant number of the pupils take the triple science GCSE exams and consistently attain high results. Above all, the Head of Science will have an enthusiasm for developing the pupils passions and enthusiasms for all three sciences. The successful Head of Science must have experience leading pupils through examinations and will ideally have held a middle leadership position previousy.

Essential criteria for the Head of Science:
* A good degree in Biology, Physics, Chemistry or a related discipline
* Ability to adopt and deliver a variety of teaching and learning styles
* A thorough knowledge and a real enthusiasm for Science
* Successful teaching experience across the ability and age range
* Ability and confidence to teach high-achieving students and support less able students


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Interviews will take place ASAP

If you do have the relevant requirements and would like to be considered for this Head of Science opportunity, please send Mhairi your CV;

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.

Job Information

Job Reference: MMHOS2502_1614252588
Salary From: £39000
Salary To: £44000
Job Industries: Education and Training
Job Locations: Berkshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Science, Head of Science

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