Lead Practitioner of Physics, Bushey, Hertfordshire

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey, Hertfordshire

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £40,458 to £46,835 depending on experience. London fringe.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Do young people inspire you and do you have a genuine passion for Teaching and Learning? 

Can you transform student outcomes through creativity and flair in the classroom? 

Are you a Science specialist with Good to Outstanding outcomes? 

We are wanting to appoint an outstanding Science specialist from September 2018 to join our innovative and forward thinking Science faculty as a Lead Practitioner. The successful candidate will have the ability to create new and exciting resources that challenge and inspire our students and be highly competent in all aspects of the teaching standards.

Bushey Meads School is part of the growing Bushey St James Trust and has the ambition to become a centre of excellence with the capacity to be able to offer expertise and support to schools across the Trust. We want to recruit, develop and retain the highest calibre of staff who can work at the highest level and secure outstanding progress for our students. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by.

The Lead Practitioner will join the Teaching and Learning Team led by the Deputy Headteacher i/c Teaching and Learning and will become a key leader within this team, currently consisting of members of the Extended Senior Leadership Team and Advanced Lead Teachers. This team plays a crucial role in the development of staff, ensuring that all students receive a good or better teaching and learning experience in every lesson across the school.  All members of the Teaching and Learning Team are expected to continuously demonstrate high levels of personal competence which is evidenced in consistently good to outstanding outcomes.

The role will focus on the development of teaching expertise particularly in Physics, but also across other curriculum areas as required and will be classroom based but without the requirement to take on specific curriculum management responsibilities. 

Full details of the vacancy can be found on our website www.busheymeads.org.uk along with further information about the school. Alternatively, please contact the HR team on 020 8955 8833.

If you are interested in applying for this full time position please apply online through the TES by using the online application form. Alternatively, please send in a completed form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mr J Turner, Executive Principal. Your completed application form and letter should be returned to the school by post or by email to: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk. Please note that CV’s alone and late applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date for applications: Monday 29th January 2018 (midday)

Interviews:  To be confirmed 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


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More about Bushey Meads School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...