HOD Science

Job Details

Rikama Education are working with a Good school who are looking for a HOD of Science to join a busy yet welcoming and friendly team with a competitive salary ranging up to £53,000 based on experience. The school serves students from ages 11-18 with a strong, inclusive and caring culture with an Ofsted rating of Good’. They are extremely proud of the young people within the school who are committed to their learning and are a huge representation of their academic excellence and the amazing care that the students receive.

The HOD of Science responsibilities will be:
• Strategic Leadership of the Schools Science curriculum.
• Build and sustain and sustain a cohesive Science department that achieves at a high level on every measure
• Be accountable for student achievement and progress in Science
• Lead and Manage an exciting and engaging Science curriculum at KS3, KS4 and KS5 leading to high levels of achievement and progress
• Continuously raise standards through a schedule of assessment, tracking and intervention
• Effectively lead, manage and deploy teaching and support staff within Science to ensure the highest student outcomes.

The successful HOD of Science will:
• Work with Guidance Leaders to ensure a co-ordinated approach to learning support for each student in Science
• Identify and respond to the professional learning needs of staff
• Utilising expertise and provision in liaison with deputy head teacher
• Ensure that the Science team offers an effective first line of support for staff in student behaviour matters that is in line with whole school behaviour for learning policy and guidance

Benefits for the successful HOD of Science are:
• Staff development programme
• Route to management for staff
• Excellent rates of pay in line with your experience
• Yearly review with realistic targets to ensure career and salary progression
• Regular training to enhance and grow your skills
• Pension contribution
• Supportive and friendly team to work with
• A friendly consultant on hand whenever needed
• An excellent referral scheme
• Work within their thriving and friendly department

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send an up to date CV