Staff Vacancies

Head of Science

Required from 23 August 2018 a talented and dynamic Head of Science (TLR 1a/permanent)

Closing date: Monday 12 March 2018 (9 am)

Are you an outstanding Science practitioner looking for a new challenge?

Are you committed to raising standards and improving the life chances of young people?

Can you inspire and motivate your colleagues to be the best teachers they can be?

Can you inspire and motivate young people to be the best they can be?

If so, we at Humphrey Perkins School would love to hear from you.

Who are we?

Humphrey Perkins School, an 11-16 academy in Barrow upon Soar Loughborough, is on a journey and as our new Head of Science you will play a pivotal part in this transformation. Following our Special Measures judgement in June 2017, the school has a new Headteacher and Governing Body and will shortly enjoy the support of joining a Multi Academy Trust.

We are a small school of approximately 800 pupils, situated just outside of Loughborough. We take pupils from our local and surrounding villages and are fortunate to have excellent parental support. Many of our pupils enter the school with high prior attainment and they are very aspirational. Most work hard and are courteous, polite and respectful. We are a small friendly team who believe our pupils deserve better. We are committed to improving standards here and would like the right person to join us. 

Who are we looking for?

We need a leader who:

What can Humphrey Perkins offer you?

To apply, you will need to complete a Humphrey Perkins application form and provide a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 outlining your skills, qualities and experience which make you suitable for this post. Please also tell us why you would like this post at Humphrey Perkins School. If you would like to visit the school before making an application please contact the Headteacher’s PA, Deb Phillips on 01509 410825 or email

Closing date: Monday 12 March 2018 (9.00am)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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Vacancy Closing Date: 12/03/2018

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