Head of Physics
MPS/UPS (Plus TLR2.2 £5,021)
Start Date: 1st January 2024 (or sooner if available)
An enthusiastic, dynamic and inspirational Head of Physics is required to join a thriving and successful curriculum area.
This role represents an incredibly exciting opportunity for any candidate who is eager to be a part of an organisation that seeks to secure the very highest educational standards for students, who has high standards, commitment, passion, and the ability to teach across the full range of age and ability.
The successful candidate will share in our vision for Catholic Education as part of a successful and experienced Media department, which is committed to raising academic standards for all students whilst supporting the spiritual and moral development of the whole person.
The Science department is both innovative and supportive with a history of strong results at KS4 and 5, focused on inspiring children to reflect, learn and achieve.
St John Plessington Catholic College Voluntary Academy has been an oversubscribed 11-18 college for more than 10 years. We have recently been designated a Teaching School Hub.
We are looking for a Head of Department who:
Wants to transform childrens lives and develop a love of Science
Can be accountable for student progress and development within the subject area
Is an excellent classroom practitioner
Can effectively manage and deploy teaching/support staff, financial and physical resources within the department to support the designated subject portfolio
Can lead a department and develop and enhance the teaching practice of others
Work well with staff and students alike
Are looking to join a community of schools that promotes the formation of young people into successful citizens
Are interested in developing their practice and committed to their own professional development
A unique opportunity to work for a MAT which includes the lead school for Cheshire and Wirral Maths Hub and a cutting edge Teaching School Hub.
Mentoring and high level training
Encouragement to develop your career with excellent promotion opportunities and opportunities to engage in system leadership
A caring environment with well-being and work/life balance at its core.
Inclusion in whole school and MAT teams ¿ working together to achieve ambitious outcomes whilst valuing every individual¿s contribution
In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, Holy Family Multi Academy Trust will undertake general online searches for all shortlisted candidates, this may include social media and video platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok and You Tube. Online searches will only examine data that is publicly available, and the aim is to identify any incidents or issues. Any areas of concern will be discussed during the interview process. To assist in this part of the process we would appreciate it if you would complete the attached Social Media form and return it with your application.
We are committed to safeguarding the young people in our care, and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to relevant clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and individually take responsibility for doing so.
To apply for this position, please send a covering letter and completed application form for the attention of Mr P McLoughlin, Head of School, to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information please visit the Vacancies section on our website www.stjohnplessington.com.