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Lead Practitioner in Science

Lead Practitioner in Science

Wanstead High School

Wanstead, London

Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
April / September 2018
Apply by:
25 January 2018

Job overview

 Required for April 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter

Lead Practitioner in Science

Leadership Spine L9-13

We are looking for a creative, passionate and dynamic professional to join our exciting and thriving Science department; to help enthuse and excite students about the world of Science and lead them to great outcomes across all Key Stages. The Science team is made up of a Curriculum Team Leader (currently joint, acting post-holders), a further ten team members and 3 technicians. The department achieves high standards and results at GCSE although there is room for improvement. The subject is very popular at 16+ with approximately 90 students studying Science A levels in the Sixth Form.

The successful candidate will teach Science at KS3, KS4 and KS5. We are looking for a well-qualified candidate who can lead teaching and learning within this department. 

At Wanstead High School we are seeking a professional with drive, enthusiasm and a passion for teaching and learning to help us achieve excellence for our students. The post offers an outstanding opportunity for the right individual to make a positive difference in a rapidly thriving and successful community school. 

Wanstead High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share in this commitment. This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

For an application form and further information log on to our website If you have any further questions, please contact the school switchboard or by e-mail The closing date for this post is Thursday January 25th @ 12 Noon.

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About Wanstead High School

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Wanstead High School is a thriving 11-18 comprehensive school in the heart of the community.

Whether you are a student, a parent, a prospective parent, or a candidate for a job, I hope Wanstead High School inspires you to join our fantastic school.

Wanstead High School is at a really exciting time in its development. We have a very positive OFSTED report, improving results, and our staff are totally committed to doing the best for their students. In return the students are keen to succeed.

The key to successful secondary education is to offer a broad and balanced curriculum that is taught well, by subject specialists. That's what Wanstead High School is doing. We are also instilling our students with enquiring minds and strong, positive values that will help them to thrive.

We provide a very strong core of traditional subjects, from Year 7 up to A level, as well as a huge breadth of choice, with some amazing facilities in Performing Arts and Sports. In addition to learning in the classroom, our students also have access to a huge spectrum of extra-curricular activities ranging from after school clubs through to residential trips abroad.

We are committed to providing the very best for the young people in our care, and I am confident we will achieve our vision of providing high quality education with character for all our students.


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