Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2b (£4,590 p.a)
Required: September 2018 (full-time)
We are seeking to appoint a highly qualified, enthusiastic, committed and successful Head of Physics to work with our Faculty leader to drive standards even higher so that we are classed as an outstanding faculty as opposed to a good faculty with outstanding features. The science faculty is an exceptionally strong team. We use educational research to inform and develop our teaching and try to understand how students learn so we can improve outcomes. The successful candidate must be an outstanding practitioner with strong leadership skills who is confident in leading and maintaining high standards within the department.
Our lovely school has made tremendous progress in recent years. Student progress has a rising three year trend with students attaining better than national average for Level 4+ in English and in Maths in 2017. KS5 results show a 3 year rising trend for all figures. A Level grades, A*, A*-A, and A*-B are all above national averages and the Average Grade has this year risen to a B-. KS5 students also make excellent progress and the VA for A level (0.13) and BTEC (0.42) has been graded as significantly above average in 2015 and 2016.
The Nobel School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its students and staff. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to satisfactory recruitment checks, including an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.
If you would like to visit Nobel or have any queries about this post please contact Mrs Liz Maden (HR@nobel.herts.sch.uk), otherwise, I look forward to receiving your application on the enclosed application form, together with your covering letter.
Please complete our application form together with a letter of application that should be no longer than two sides of A4 (Arial, font 11). In your letter you should address: Your vision and values relating to the post and why you want to join the Nobel community. All applications should be made through the relevant recruitment website, or may be sent electronically to HR@nobel.herts.sch.uk The closing date for applications is 11:59pm, Sunday 18 March 2018, although prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.