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Assistant Headteacher - Science

£900 weekly
  • Smile Education
  • Birmingham
  • 13/09/2019
Full time Science

Job Description

Smile Leadership are currently seeking to appoint an interim Assistant Headteacher with responsibility for Science to join a successful secondary school based in Birmingham, West Midlands from November 2019.

We are currently supporting them in their search for the right candidate and all applicants will be short-listed in partnership with the school’s own recruitment policy. This position is offered on a full time, interim basis and is expected to last until at least April 2020. There may be the opportunity to apply on a more permanent basis later in the academic year.

For this role, the school wish to appoint an aspiring Assistant Headteacher who has the drive to take on extra responsibility in order to progress in their teaching career. You will be a motivated individual with the desire to lead a subject. We are looking for a specialist teacher who has experience taking a lead in Science across KS3 to KS4. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to showcase your leadership skills to the SLT and Governors within this secondary school and aspiring Assistant Headteachers are also welcome to apply.

To be considered for this post, you should be:

A Science specialist, secondary trained teacher
An enthusiastic classroom practitioner who can create and implement high quality lesson plans
Able to share and contribute in the schools’ vision for the future
Committed to working collaboratively
Ambitious and eager to develop your skills
Willing to contribute to the wider life of the school

All short-listed candidates will be subject to identity, suitability and reference checks in line with the APSCo quality standard for Education. Smile Leadership reserve the right to withdraw any candidate from a post based on information that is deemed to be outside of these guidelines. Safeguarding children is at the heart of everything we do, as the Director for Leadership I am fully Safer Recruitment trained by an accredited source.

If you would like to be considered for this Science leadership role then please do so, by forwarding your most recent CV with your supporting statement. Alternatively, if you would like to have a confidential discussion surrounding your career options please contact Laura Omelchuk, Director of Leadership on 0121 2105004.



Smile Education is committed to safeguarding children. Each applicant will be expected to undertake compliance checks including Prohibited list, Barred list, DBS and Qualifications.