Head of Science.

Head of Science

Salary:    TMS/UPR + TLR

Contract type:    Full Time

Contract term:    Permanent

Contact telephone:    01283 216837

Closing date:    Wednesday 5 April 2017

Start date:     1 September 2017

 

The Pingle School lies at the heart of the National Forest area and is a co-educational, foundation, comprehensive school for students aged 11-19 years. We benefit from a wide range of specialist facilities which include extensive provision for sports, a well-equipped performing arts centre, a learning support base, an autism resource centre and a purpose built Sixth Form centre.

Our aim is to work with parents, carers and families to prepare children for their adult lives in a rapidly changing world. We are a truly inclusive school and share the responsibility for creating a safe and pleasant place to work. We are proud of our efforts to educate and care for all of our students which are reflected in our mission statement ‘A place for everyone: RESPECT ENGAGE SUCCEED’.

We provide a broad and stimulating curriculum and set the highest standards of learning and behaviour. By doing so we encourage students to reach for these standards with confidence.  We work to remove barriers to learning and achievement so all students can make rapid progress.

To be considered for this role you will need to be able to:

  • raise attainment and ensure progress of all students in Science.
  • be an excellent practitioner with the ability to support and engage students to be the very best they can be.
  • ensure that students access the support required to make progress.
  • contribute to the continuing development of the Science department, playing a role in delivering our vision to improve teaching and learning.
  • have the desire to lead a dynamic team, committed to moving the school forward.

Applicants would be expected to share the school’s high aspirations and expectations for all students and staff.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please email Mrs M Hall, Deputy Headteacher, hallm3@pingle.derbyshire.sch.uk

To apply, applicants should complete the teacher application form which is available via the school’s website http://www.pingle.derbyshire.sch.uk/category/vacancies/

All postal applications are to be returned to Mrs V Sharples, Headteacher, The Pingle School, Coronation Street, Swadlincote, DE11 0QA quoting vacancy reference P25/HSCI or email to personnel@pingle.derbyshire.sch.uk.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people.  The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate a commitment to the school’s Equal Opportunities policy and to undertake a criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Documents

Head of Science – Job Description

Head of Science – Person Specification

Science Department Details

 

How to Apply

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