Assistant Head of Faculty: Science

Status: 32.5 hours per week over 5 days ( 195 days per year) Permanent from September 2022
Salary: £25,971 to £42,149 (dependent on experience) + TLR 2B of £4829 per year
Location: Thomas Rotherham College
Closing date: 8th April 2022, 11:00am

Inspire Trust is a Multi Academy Trust based in Rotherham which includes Oakwood High School, Sitwell Junior School and Thomas Rotherham College.

Thomas Rotherham College is the largest sixth form college provider in Rotherham, South Yorkshire. We have a tradition of achievement and aim to provide a future of opportunity to all our students. An opportunity has arisen to recruit an enthusiastic and high-quality leader to the post of Assistant Head of Faculty. The successful candidate will support the Head of Faculty across the range of their duties, with a particular focus on teaching and learning.

The Science faculty deliver separate A levels in Physics, Chemistry and Biology, BTEC Science, CTEC Environmental Science and CTEC Medical Science (all L3), and L2 GCSE Combined Science. The successful candidate should be qualified and willing to teach across this suite of subjects. Student numbers are high, and lessons delivered in a suite of specialist labs, supported by a dedicated team of technicians.

Candidates must be educated to degree level and hold a PGCE/PGCE Post 16 with QTS or another appropriate and equivalent teaching qualification. Candidates must also be able to evidence successful teaching experience with 16-18 learners and/or the ability to teach L3 BTEC eSports.

All staff are required to work in a way that encourages a positive work environment that is solution focused and proactive for all.  We offer a positive working environment, we care about our students and we care about our staff, all of whom know that and appreciate that.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be part of this, contribute to this culture and develop it further.

Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 8 April at 11am. Interviews will be held on Tuesday 26 April. Applications are via our online application portal on our website at

PLEASE NOTE we operate Safer Recruitment and we do not accept CVs or CV attachments.  All candidates must complete our online application form in full.

Inspire Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment.  The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and operates a no smoking policy in all its workplaces.  We undertake to make any reasonable adjustments to a job or workplace to counteract any disadvantages a disabled person may face.

Job Description/Person Specification (pdf)