Head of Science

Head of Science
  • £45,542 - £65,921 per year
  • Permanent
  • Bromley, London, England BR5 4LG Bromley London South Holland BR5 4LG
Sector: Secondary Education
Date Added: 02 November 2021

Head of Science

Are you a passionate, outstanding practitioner who is ready to take on the responsibility of leading a successful department? Are you an innovative, forward thinking teacher with a proven track record of delivering results across KS4 and KS5? If so, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for an experienced teacher of Science to be accountable for leading, managing and developing the subject area in a 'Good' Academy, part of a large multi-academy trust. The school is a well resourced, supportive and inclusive environment with a proven track record of nurturing and developing talent within their team.

Resources are freely available to staff, giving teachers the freedom of time to individualise support and cater to student's varied learning styles. The MAT offers a wide variety of CPD opportunities including fast-track leadership programmes for motivated, outstanding practitioners.

Please note this is a permanent role with additional trust- specific benefits attached. To apply, please send through an up to date CV.


  • Hold QTS (or equivalent) and a relevant undergraduate degree, and, ideally, management training
  • Demonstrate successful teaching of GCSE at good or better level
  • Have experience of initiation and effective management of change

  • Show evidence of raising achievement in present post and showing good value added for groups

  • Have knowledge of current curriculum developments in subject and their implications
  • Have good knowledge and understanding of current educational thinking
  • Show good understanding of how children learn and how to raise standards of achievement
  • Have good communication skills in speech and writing
  • Display excellent organisational skills
  • Be able to build and sustain professional standards and relationships with students
  • Be able to contribute towards creating a safe and protective environment

At Career Teachers we are fully compliant with Agency Worker Regulations, ensuring you receive equal treatment for pay and conditions after a 12 week qualifying period. Please ask for further details.

All quoted rates are inclusive of 12.07% holiday pay.

Important Notice: In order for you to be successful in applying for the above position you should be eligible to work in the UK, or hold a relevant work visa. Safeguarding, quality and integrity are at the heart of what we do. During the application process you are required to:

- Attend an interview in person;

- Give details for us to complete Reference checks;

- Provide an Enhanced DBS disclosure

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within education. We have a policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion, we encourage you to please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you. Career Teachers is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its Clients.

Career Teachers
17/12/2021 10:10:21
GBP 45542 65921 year
Contact Consultant:
Tabinda Khilji

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