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Coombes Girls School

Head of Science

MPS/UPS (Outer London) + TLR 1.4 - £13,654

Start Date:  April 2020, or later for an exceptional candidate 

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced and well-qualified teacher to the position of Head of Science to join our forward thinking and high achieving science team which consists of 13  teaching staff.  All sciences are very popular options at Post-16.  The successful candidate must be able to teach Biology, Chemistry or Physics to KS5 level.

The Head of Department is responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the Science Department on a day to day basis and have overall responsibility for Teaching and Learning and Achievement and Attainment within the Department.

We will offer you:

  • An exciting opportunity in an outstanding school
  • A guaranteed CPD plan which is tailored to individual requirements including financial support for ‘M’ Level study
  • Our ongoing professional training and development includes National Professional Qualifications in Leadership
  • Supportive and creative Senior Leadership Team with opportunities for collaboration across the Trust
  • An enthusiastic Staff Association offering opportunities for staff sport and socialising


Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be a highly effective teacher 
  • Be able to inspire and motivate students
  • Have a passion for their subject which is evident in their day to day teaching 
  • be able to lead a team of staff 
  • Have the commitment to be part of an innovative and forward thinking school
  • Play a full and active role in the life of the school


If you would like to visit the school or discuss the post in more detail, please contact Mrs L Kidd, PA to the headteacher on 020 89421242. 

To apply please download an application form and return to vacancies@coombegirlsschool.org

Closing date:   27th January 2020 at 9.00 am

We reserve the right to close this post earlier should the appropriate candidate be found 

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Successful candidates will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure.
‘This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment’