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Head of Science

  • Employer: Upton-by-Chester High School
  • Reference: SEC/23/253626
  • Published: Tue 05/09/2023, 15:14 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 22/09/2023, 11:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: MPS
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Upton-by-Chester High School, Cheshire

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Head of Science

For January 2024

Head of Science

Full Time

Main or Upper Pay Scale as applicable + TLR 1(2) £10,199

Our most recent Ofsted short inspection in May 2019 was highly successful, endorsing our previous judgement, ‘This is a good school with an outstanding sixth form’ (May 2015).

Due to the promotion of the current post holder, we are looking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and enthusiastic middle leader to lead a large and successful Science department. This would be an ideal opportunity for someone who currently holds a leadership responsibility and is looking to lead a large team.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher able to support other colleagues in the department to develop their skills in learning and teaching.
  • Plan and deliver a clear strategic programme of improvement across the department.
  • Be able to lead and manage a large team of teaching and non-teaching staff.
  • Support the development and delivery of an outstanding curriculum which supports all groups of learners to achieve at the highest level.
  • Be a highly motivated and reflective leader and teacher.
  • You will be able to demonstrate unwavering commitment to raising standards and improving progress so that every learner can succeed.


Download an application form from our website Electronic applications should be returned to CVs alone will not be accepted

Closing date:  Midday, 22nd September 2023


Please be advised there may be occasions, due to tight deadlines when we have to close a vacancy once we have sufficient applications.  Please submit your application early.


All post holders are subject to satisfactory clearances and suitable references, the successful applicant will be required to apply for clearance from DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service.  Further information can be found at

Our school is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of learners and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.