Second in Charge of Science

Second in Charge of Science

An exciting opportunity for a passionate and dynamic Science Teacher to join our secondary school and sixth form as Second in Charge of the Science Department has arisen within Heron Hall Academy.

As the Second in Charge of Science, you will collaborate within our team to lead on the Science curriculum within the academy. Harnessing your natural flair for delivering creative and dynamic lessons, you will inspire and motivate all students to excel in their scientific endeavours. With excellent communication skills, you will work collaboratively with the Head Teacher, SLT team, and your direct team to ensure the delivery of exceptional teaching and learning experiences.

The successful candidate will lead on the Science curriculum within the academy; deliver engaging and innovative Science lessons that captivate and motivate students; collaborate closely with colleagues and senior leadership to maintain high standards of teaching and learning; provide leadership and support to colleagues within the Science department; foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and empowered.

Heron Hall Academy is a welcoming, friendly, and inclusive Academy committed to improving our children’s life chances through equality of opportunity, an engaging curriculum, and high-quality teaching and learning. A part of the North Star Community Trust Academies, Heron Hall Academy is an eight-form entry mixed secondary academy and sixth form led by Mr Barzey (The Times UK Headteacher of the Year for 2022-23). We are situated in a diverse and deprived area of Enfield, applicants that have a community language or knowledge and experience of working within a busy inner-city environment are welcome.

Working at NSCT Academies brings many additional benefits for our dedicated and valued staff, including:

  • Continued professional development and opportunities across the Trust.
  • Employee Assistance Programme (Health Shield membership offering cash back health plan and attractive discounts).
  • Subsidized canteen for lunches.
  • Cycle Scheme.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Free onsite parking.


We are dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In line with KCSIE updates, an online search will be conducted as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates.

Please submit your application as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications.

Heron Hall Academy is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


To apply please download and fill the application form. Please email the application form to [email protected]

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