Head of Science

We currently have an exciting opportunity to lead our exceptional science team.

Dates:                                        Job start September 2021

Salary:                                       TLR 1

Location:                                 Southampton

Contract type:                      Full Time

St George Catholic College is an oversubscribed and expanding school with a proven track record of continued success. It is currently ranked in the top 5% of schools nationally for progress. The college is rated by Ofsted as ‘Good’ with outstanding features (2016), and ‘Outstanding’ across all areas for the last four Local Authority inspections. It is a college in which we have a commitment to knowing every student and ensuring they fulfil their potential.

The  science department has just moved into a brand new £6 million, state-of-the art science block with amazing facilities. Our team of seven full time specialists has  achieved outstanding results over the last four years.  St George leads the ‘Science Learning Partnership’ for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight as well as being a lead school with the ‘Institute of Physics’ teacher support programme.  We are looking to appoint a new Head of Science, externally  as we settle into the new building and continue to expand.

The science department is a cohesive team who demand the best from each other and from their students. The right candidate will benefit from entering a supportive environment with a blend of skills, innovation and experience. We promote a positive Catholic ethos but there is no requirement to be Catholic to apply. The department’s track record in developing staff and achieving outcomes is second to none. We wish to appoint an outstanding practitioner who can offer vision, energy and creativity in the teaching of science.

RECRUITMENT: Benefits of working here:

  • A friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Private healthcare
  • Free on-site gym with state-of-the-art facilities
  • Reduced rate for Lettings
  • Nursery less than five minutes’ drive away
  • Long-term career opportunities
  • Access to nationally-accredited qualifications, including NPQML, NPQSL and NPQH
  • Easy access to Southampton city centre, Eastleigh, the M27 and the M3
  • An opportunity to be a part of an enthusiastic, creative and motivated department
  • A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded
  • A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all

For further details of this exciting opportunity, please fill out the relevant application forms on the vacancies section of our website, www.stgcc.co.uk, and return to Mrs Jeanine Bonavia PA to the Headteacher at headpa@stgcc.co.uk by the deadline below.

You are welcome to visit the college which can be arranged by contacting Mr Euan Douglas at edouglas@stgcc.co.uk or if you have any questions or queries please get in touch.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 28th January 2021 – 3pm

‘Please note, we reserve the right to close vacancies early if we receive applications which meet the criteria’            

St George Catholic College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.   The Governing Body is an Equal Opportunity Employer.