• Location: Abertillery, Blaenau Gwent, NP13 1YL
  • Subject: Head of Department
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £30,742 - £47,340
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 09 April, 2024 11:59 PM

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Head of Faculty / AoLE Lead - Science (plus TLR1b £11,726)

Head of Faculty / AoLE Lead - Science (plus TLR1b £11,726)

Abertillery Learning Community 3-16
Head of Faculty/AoLE Lead – Science
Full-time Permanent Post
Abertillery Learning Community
Teacher’s Main Pay Scale/UPS plus TLR1b £11,726
Required to start September 2024

The Learning Community is seeking to appoint an ambitious, dynamic and driven Head of Science. Based on our Secondary Campus, you will lead and manage a faculty, comprising of 5 teachers and 1 technician, which is on a rapid improvement journey.

The successful candidate must be able to lead and teach science across 11-16. Preferred areas of teaching experience are physics or chemistry though this is not essential. The ability to teach outside science, such as technology, would also be favourable.

We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner who demonstrates both their passion for learning and their ability to lead and inspire our learners and the staff within the faculty in this key area of learning.

In addition, the successful applicant will be:
• Able to create an inspirational learning environment with high expectations of
learner achievement, success and progression
• Passionate about the subject; able to motivate learners and staff
• Confident in teaching one or more science subjects across the age and
ability range (11-16)
• Build effective and supporting relationships with learners, parents, governors and
• A role model for learners and staff
• Familiar with the Curriculum for Wales
• Capable of promoting partnerships and collaborative working
• Able to demonstrate a high level of organisational and ICT skills

Closing Date: 12pm Tuesday 9th April
Interviews process: w/c Monday 15th April
Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Rowan Wetherill (Head of Upper
School) via

Application forms should be returned direct to the school by email to the
See attached documents