Second in Science

Summerhill School, DY6 9XE
£28371 - £44057
20 Nov 2018
11 Dec 2018
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Full time permanent
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Summerhill School
Lodge Lane
West Midlands
Tel: 01384 816165


National Teacher Pay Scale + TLR 2B

We are looking for a new 2nd in Science to work with, and support, the Director of Science to lead us on our rapid journey to be become beyond outstanding. Governors appointed a new Executive Headteacher in October 2016 and you will be joining the school at an exciting time.

Summerhill School is situated on the edge of the Shropshire / Staffordshire border, overlooking open countryside, but with easy access to Birmingham and the motorway network. We have a community of some of the loveliest, most intelligent and well behaved children in the country.

Do you have the drive, high standards and passion to ensure our students and make a real difference to their outcomes and life chances?

You will need to demonstrate a clear vision and enthusiasm for your subject and have the potential to be an inspirational leader.

Are you exceptional and do you have a clear sense of fun? Do you have the drive, high standards and passion to ensure our students make a real difference to their outcomes and life chances?

Do you want to join something truly special?

Do you possess the following attributes?

  • Ability to be an exceptional member of staff with clear capacity and the desire to improve
  • Potential to progress in your career
  • Possession of a wide range of skills to support our staff, students, parents and community towards excellence
  • The skills, experience and ability to gain the confidence of students and staff
  • Professional presence, capability and clarity with an excellent demonstration of the ability to motivate and empower
  • A clear sense of fun, energy, drive and passion

If you would like an informal conversation with Mr Bowkett prior to applying, or to arrange a visit, please contact Miss J Oldbury PA to the Executive Headteacher to arrange an appointment by emailing

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Closing date: Monday 10th December, 2018 at 9am.

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