Vacancy: Head of Science

Head of Science

Head of Science Department (permanent, full-time)


Salary: Teacher Main/Upper Scale £24,373-£40,490 p.a. (depending upon experience)

TLR: Additional responsibility payment TLR2C – £6,829 p.a.

Start date: September 2020

Are you an enthusiastic, innovative and ambitious secondary Science Teacher ready for your next step?

Winchcombe School – a friendly mixed comprehensive school of approx. 500 students aged 11-16 and situated in beautiful Cotswold countryside near Cheltenham – is looking for a permanent full-time specialist Teacher of Science to lead the Department (of four teaching colleagues and a Technician) as the school enters an exciting time of re-development. The Science Department is soon to benefit from a brand new laboratory plus a new demonstration lab, due for completion in 2021.

The ideal candidate will be both a good leader and dynamic teacher; in addition to having the necessary teaching qualifications, you’ll be enthusiastic and able to motivate students to achieve their best. We will consider applications from excellent candidates for whom this will be their first leadership role.

Full details of the main duties and responsibilities of the post-holder are listed on Winchcombe School’s website together with a Person Specification. If you’d like to visit the school or have any questions, please contact .

To apply, please complete the school’s standard application form and email it to with a covering letter.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Winchcombe School is committed to the safeguarding of young people and an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references will be required for this position.

Closing Date for applications: Thursday 5th March at 9am


Interview Date: Thursday 12th March