Director of Science

Ofsted Outstanding OP Colour

Required to start      31st August 2023

Salary                        Outer London Payscale L12-L16 (£61,623 - £67,740)                      

Apply by                    9am, Wednesday 19th April 2023  


We are looking for an innovative and highly effective leader to join our forward thinking and proactive team. You need to have a strong commitment to continuous improvement, be an excellent role model for staff and students and have the ability to lead and develop initiatives within the department and across the school. 

The post will provide the opportunity for considerable career development and will be an excellent basis for further promotion.

The school is situated in Cheam, 30 minutes train journey from London Victoria and a short distance from Surrey, Merton, Croydon and Kingston. The successful candidate will be provided with a laptop.

Further information and an application form can be found below.  Applicants may prefer to use the TES application form; this is an acceptable alternative.

Applications should be made to the Headteacher, Mr P Naudi asap and by 9am Wednesday 19th April 2023 at the latest. 

Please note that we reserve the right to call suitable applicants for interview prior to the closing date and if a successful appointment is made, close the advertisement early. You are therefore encouraged to submit your application without delay.


Cheam High School, Chatsworth Road, Cheam, Surrey SM3 8PW

Tel:  020 8644 5790 









Cheam High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. As such, the successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Cheam High School is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are a candidate committed to high quality teaching and learning who wants to develop your career in an outstanding school, working closely with colleagues who share that passion, then we want to hear from you.   

“Cheam High is an outstandingly effective school” Ofsted 2015, 2010 & 2007

GCSE 2022:  82% of students gained 4+ EM; 60% gained 5+ EM