KS5 Health and Social Care Lead and Science Teacher

 Platinum STEM Mark department

TLR2.1 plus Inner London allowance

April  2020

Ricards Lodge High School is looking to appoint a well-qualified scientist to lead our successful BTEC Health and Social Care programme as well as to teach across the sciences at KS3 and KS4.

We require an enthusiastic and innovative individual who will be able to ensure high achievement and the most positive outcomes for all of our students and staff. The successful candidate will be responsible in overseeing the administration and delivery of the Y12 and 13 courses, alongside the Head of Science.

We offer a full induction programme for all new leaders with access to a range of leadership opportunities, working alongside SLT and our partner agencies.

Ricards Lodge High School:

  • is graded an Outstanding school (Ofsted 2017) with high standards of attainment;
  • is a successful and vibrant, multi-cultural comprehensive school for girls with a co-educational 6th form, RR6.
  • provides high-quality and well-resourced facilities
  • 76% English and Maths GCSE at grade 4 or higher in 2019 and we achieved a Progress 8 measure of +0.81 ‘Well above average’.
  • offers both A-Levels and BTEC vocational courses in the RR6.
  • offers excellent opportunities for career development with a comprehensive Professional Development programme.
  • has high expectations of our students and provides a dynamic and stimulating environment in which they can learn and develop as individuals.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

If you would like to be a part of this team, further details and an application form as available from our website or contact us below.


To apply, please visit www.ricardslodge.merton.sch.uk


We offer a full induction and training programme for all new staff and leaders.

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