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Head of Science

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£27,596 to £43,348 + TLR 2c
South Chingford Foundation School
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/05/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description



11-18 mixed comprehensive with specialist Post-16 provision

Rushcroft Road, Chingford, London E4 8SG 


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Executive Principal: Mr Mark Morrall 



SALARY:  MPS/UPS PLUS TLR 2C (£6,645 per annum )


South Chingford Foundation School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic Head of Science to join our passionate and highly motivated team. As we are a small school this would be an ideal position for a candidate looking to take on the leadership of a Science department for the first time. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and motivated professional who would like to work in an Academy focussed on consistently raising the attainment of all pupils. 

The successful candidate will have the dedication, commitment and keen knowledge of pedagogical research to raise the attainment of all students at every level.  We are always looking for ambitious professionals who are eager to develop their talents and would potentially offer a role with additional responsibility to a suitable applicant. 

Our professional development programme and well founded practice drives improvement and success for staff and students alike. 

Chingford Academies Trust is a successful small MAT of just 2 schools presently, providing excellent secondary education.  We are an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

If you are interested in developing your career and joining a hardworking, committed and supportive staff, then please complete an Application Form and return to or post to the above address for the attention of Lorna Dixon, Trust Business Manager. 

Closing date: 22nd May 2019, 12 noon.

Interviews: shortly afterwards 

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure Check. The Trust requires that all adults who work with pupils promote pupil safety and wellbeing; adhering to Trust policies to ensure effective Child Protection and Safeguarding provision, either directly or indirectly. 

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Please complete an Application Form and return to or post to school address for the attention of Lorna Dixon, Trust Business Manager.