Head of Science

Posted 16 days ago by The British School in Colombo, Classification: Education & Training

Core Purpose

This is a wonderful opportunity to join a key academic department within the school. The successful candidate will lead a supportive and experienced group of teachers who excel in delivering a broad curriculum, culminating in the prestigious Cambridge A Level Program.

Key Responsibilities

  • Previous leadership experience of an academic department is desirable.
  • Experience in teaching all age groups (11 to 19 years).
  • Experience in teaching IGCSE / O Level and A Level is essential.
  • Candidates with experience of successfully teaching the Cambridge IGCSE and A Level specification is desirable.
  • Support the management with the day-to-day leadership for the development and management of teaching within science stream.
  • To maintain and develop the school's standards through supportive quality assurance.
  • Develop and monitor schemes of work, in liaison with the Deputy Head of Academic, and ensure the successful implementation which meets curriculum requirements and are differentiated to reflect student needs.
  • Contribute to the planning and delivery of continuous professional development and training within the Science Department.
  • Liaise with colleagues to identify and co-ordinate pupil support and intervention strategies.
  • Assist with the development of innovative, creative approaches to teaching and learning across the subject area, whilst helping staff to support students in fostering their love of Experiments.
  • Support with preparing the Department improvement Plan.

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