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Head of Science

Head of Science

January 2024 start

MPS or UPS plus TLR 1c (currently£ 12,369)

Full time, Permanent

Do you have the drive, determination and desire to lead our Science department? Are you an existing leader or someone who is ready and willing to take the next step in their career?


We are seeking applications for an enthusiastic, imaginative and energetic Head of Science to join our highly successful and supportive team within the Science Department. You will be required to teach across all Key Stages.

King James’s School is a large 11-18 comprehensive school proud to offer a diverse and rich curriculum and is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. We run a School Direct secondary programme to train the next generation of teachers. 

You will be able to motivate and enthuse others to fulfil their potential; lead by example both within the classroom and in the wider leadership role; communicate effectively with all stakeholders including staff, students, parents and governors and evaluate and implement strategies to impact positively on pupil progress.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

Full post details and an application form are available via our website. Completed applications must be submitted via email to and be received by

Monday 23rd October 2023, 08.00am.

Interviews will be held Thursday 26th October 2023.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

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