Deputy Head of Faculty – Science

Are you looking for a new leadership opportunity?

Can you transform student outcomes in Science with your enthusiasm and dedication?


If so, we are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher and leader as our Deputy Head of Faculty – Science. The Deputy Head of Faculty will join an outstanding and high achieving faculty who are dedicated to securing outstanding progress and achievement for our students.  The successful person will help to lead a team of committed and capable staff and will relish a challenge. The exact responsibilities will be decided and agreed according to the applicant’s strengths but, needless to say, the successful candidate will contribute significantly to the development of teaching and learning and the continued raising of student’ achievement in Science across all levels.


What we are looking for:

  • A forward-thinking individual who is capable of inspiring students through their passion for Science
  • A successful teacher who is committed to attaining the highest standards in teaching and learning and brings out the best in every student
  • An individual who can turn ideas and opportunities into success
  • Applications are welcome from NQTs, from more experienced colleagues who are looking for a change or someone considering returning to teaching where you will be fully supported


Why choose our school?

  • We offer excellent opportunities for professional development and a bespoke programme of support and training based on individual needs
  • Transport links are excellent with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by
  • Heavily subsidised childcare at our Little Gems Nursery
  • Free gym membership to all employees across the Bushey St James Trust
  • Employee Assistance Programme for support and guidance on health, legal and personal matters
  • Eye care voucher scheme


Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website www.busheymeads.org.uk along with further information about the school.  Alternatively, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833.


To apply for this full-time post please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal.  Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to:  [email protected] by the deadline.  Please note that CVs and late applications will not be accepted and you must have the right to work in the UK.


Closing Date for applications:    Wednesday 15th May 2024 (9am)

Interviews:     TBC

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early application is advised.


Bushey St James Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An offer of employment will be subject to a number of pre-employment checks including ID and Right to Work in the UK, satisfactory written references, occupational health check and a successful Enhanced DBS check.


DHoF Science – Job Description

Person Specification DHOF science

Application Form – Teacher