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Director of STEM

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Director of STEM - Hounslow

Dunbar Education, a leading recruitment agency in the education sector, is thrilled to present an exceptional opportunity for an innovative and visionary individual to join a prestigious school in Hounslow as the Director of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

School: We are delighted to be working closely with a highly regarded secondary school in Hounslow that is dedicated to providing an outstanding education for its students. The school has a supportive leadership team, state-of-the-art facilities, and a strong commitment to STEM education, making it an ideal environment for fostering creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.

Position: As the Director of STEM, you will be responsible for leading and shaping the school's STEM curriculum and initiatives. You will inspire and empower both students and staff to excel in STEM disciplines, fostering a culture of inquiry, innovation, and collaboration. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to teach Design Technology, providing hands-on learning experiences for students in this field. This position offers an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on the school community and prepare students for future success in STEM-related fields.

Requirements: To be considered for this role, you should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • Qualified teacher status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • A degree in a STEM-related field.
  • Extensive experience teaching STEM subjects at the secondary level.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of current STEM educational practices and trends.
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate others.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.


  • Lead and oversee the development and implementation of the school's STEM curriculum.
  • Teach Design Technology, providing engaging and hands-on learning experiences for students.
  • Foster a dynamic and engaging learning environment that promotes innovation and problem-solving.
  • Provide leadership and support to STEM teachers, promoting their professional development.
  • Collaborate with departments across the school to integrate STEM principles into the wider curriculum.
  • Establish partnerships with external organizations to enhance STEM opportunities for students.
  • Organize and facilitate STEM-related events, competitions, and extracurricular activities.
  • Stay abreast of emerging STEM technologies, practices, and initiatives.
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of STEM initiatives, implementing strategies for improvement.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.
  • Supportive leadership and a collaborative working environment.
  • State-of-the-art facilities and access to modern STEM resources.
  • Opportunities for career advancement within a highly regarded school.

Application: If you are a visionary and experienced STEM professional with a passion for teaching Design Technology, seeking a leadership role in a progressive school, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV today or contact Suzanne Jones at Dunbar Education to discuss it further. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further discussion and interviews.

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