Head of KS3 Science

Sutton, London
CRL284722_1586851091
Date Posted:14 Apr 2020
  1. Science
Competitive
  1. Long-term

Head of KS3 Science

Sutton, London
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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £35,000 - £49,000 per year (MPS/UPS) + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
*Not suitable for NQTs
Tradewind are currently recruiting for an experienced and successful Head of KS3 Science
This is an exciting opportunity to join our client School at a time when it has just joined a new Trust with ambitious plans for its future.
The school is situated in Sutton, 30 minutes from London Victoria by train and a short distance from Merton, Croydon and Kingston.
What the school offers:
*You will be joining a school where staff share best practice so that our standard of teaching and support is both high quality and continually developing
*You will be teaching in your own classroom area with access to specialist facilities and up to date technology
*You will benefit from a programme of training and development
*You will be part of the team with colleagues who are supportive and welcoming
*On-site car parking
*A laptop - for planning, delivering and marking work.
*Two-week October half term
*Opportunity to work in an award-winning building
The successful candidate will be:
*Ambitious
*Creative in using new technologies
*Keen to continually develop their practice, with a collaborative approach
*An enthusiastic teacher who can motivate and challenge students.
You will be required to:
*Oversee all aspects of the work of the Science Department at Key Stage 3 with regard to teaching and learning in Science, extra curricular activities including intervention and the provision of independent learning opportunities.
*Lead and manage, (advising, monitoring and holding accountable) the Year 7/8 post holder and to fulfil the role of Year Lead at KS3 for the "other" year. To share best practice across the key stage to aim for outstanding student outcomes.
*Be responsible for the strategic direction and development of all aspects of KS3 Science
*Be responsible for the effective use of assessment, data analysis and intervention for all students following a KS3 Science course.
*Be responsible for leading and managing student behaviour in Key Stage 3 Science.
*Be responsible for leading and managing staff involved in the teaching of Key Stage 3 Science.
*Be responsible for the strategic direction and development of Science in Year 7/8
*Be responsible for the effective use of assessment, data analysis and intervention for all Year 7/8 students in Science.
*Be responsible for leading and managing student behaviour in Science in Year 7/8

Please note: Our client is still currently recruiting for this and other key positions starting in September 2020 and endeavour to be flexible with the interview / assessment arrangements. We would like to thank you for your cooperation during this difficult time.
If you'd like to be considered for this new and exciting opportunity, please apply today!
By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:
*We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
*We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
*Great referral scheme - recommend a friend and earn up to *£100
*Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
*Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
*Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
*Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this Business role, you will need to:
*Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification.
*Have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks.
*Have a CV that covers the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained.
*Have the legal right to work in the UK.

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this great position as a full time Head of KS3 Science in Sutton, SW London.
For more information about the role, please contact Carlo Randazzo on 0207 845 5450 / carlo.randazzo@twrecruitment.com.



We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.
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