Head of Science
(and Inner London Weighting)
Required for September 2018
Are you a talented and creative leader of science with excellent subject knowledge and a real passion for teaching? Are you committed to driving forward the progress and achievement of all pupils? Would you welcome the opportunity to contribute to the school’s strategic development as part of the Leadership Team? If so, you may be the ideal candidate to bring your creativity, flair and leadership skills to support and inspire this hard working and dedicated department as they deliver the school’s vision for pupils in science.
You will need a proven track record of exemplary classroom practice together with the ability to lead a large team of teachers, to think proactively and work collaboratively in delivering outstanding teaching and learning.
Cumberland School is an ambitious school, keen to improve on and exceed previous success. We serve, and are proud to do so, a rich, diverse and exciting community. We live and breathe our commitment to equal opportunities and inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that The Cumberland School is a cohesive, positive and exciting environment for all. Our fabulous site has the kind of green space, facilities and energy rarely found in inner city schools. There is a real sense of determination and an ethos of aspiration and support pervades all we do. Cumberland is a forward looking school, creative and imaginative in its approach to ensure that a quality education is provided for everyone.
As Cumberland’s Head teacher, I am seeking ambitious and creative staff who are committed to making a difference to young people’s lives. Schools do not get better by chance and we want colleagues who can commit to ensuring that every child has the knowledge, skills and resilience to achieve and indeed exceed their potential.
If you believe that you might have a role to play in this exciting phase of our journey, I look forward to reading your application.
For further details please telephone or e-mail Gillian Dineen, Headteacher on 020 7474 0231 or
Closing Date: 23/02/2018
Interviews to take place week commencing 26/02/2018
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The School has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.
How to apply
Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.