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Job vacancy details

Head of Science

The Winsford Academy
Teacher’s Main Scale/UPS plus TLR 1C
The Winsford Academy
Working Pattern:
Full Time
32.5 hours.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
10/05/2021 at 17:00
The Winsford Academy

We are looking for a Head of Science with a passion for the subject who will ensure that our students enjoy a rich curriculum in each of the sciences. The role will include teaching and coordinating the delivery of Science across KS3 and GCSE.  The successful candidate will lead by example, supporting learners to achieve to the best of their ability.

For an informal visit to the school please contact Jane Fox on 01606 595907 or email  

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Katie Cartwright, Vice Principal and Line Manager of Science - e-mail: or tel: 01606 592300. 

If you wish to be considered for this vacancy you should complete the application form, giving the names and addresses of two referees, and submit a concise letter of application of no longer than two pages (11 pt text).  This should include the following information: 

 A description of the key contributions that you have made in your career to date

  • Key evidence that demonstrates the impact you have had in your current and previous roles
  • The particular strengths that you could bring to Winsford if your application is successful.

Candidates are kindly requested not to submit a CV instead of the application form.  Additional sheets may be attached to the back of the application form if there is insufficient space. 

Completed applications should be returned to Mr G Evans, Principal, to arrive no later than 5 pm on Monday 10th May 2021.

Please note that we will only consider applications submitted on the school’s application form.  

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and appointments are made subject to enhanced DBS disclosure. 

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in our job vacancy. Please complete the application as fully as possible and explain any gaps in your employment history. We would like to understand more about how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the job description and person specification for the role.

Further information on this vacancy

Winsford Academy Application Form, 2021