Lead Practitioner of Science, Lincolnshire

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Sir William Robertson AcademyLincolnshire

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Lead Practitioner Pay Scale 1-5
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Sir William Robertson Academy is a popular and successful 11-18 comprehensive school situated in delightful rural surroundings on the Lincolnshire/Nottinghamshire border.  Pupils with a positive approach to learning, a committed staff and a supportive body of parents have helped to create a school which was judged by OFSTED (June 2015) to be ‘Good’ in every area of its provision.  Sir William Robertson Academy has been acknowledged as one of the top 100 non selective state-funded schools in England.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Lead Practitioner of Science to model, coach and further develop the teaching skills and the range of teaching strategies within Science and the wider school community.  The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with colleagues to enhance the quality of teaching and positively impact on pupil progress.  

Applications are welcome from candidates with a successful track record in: planning lessons to facilitate independent learning; matching learning activities to the abilities and needs of students; and effective/constructive marking and assessment.  The candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching of Science across the entire age and ability range, with an ability to teach Physics to A Level preferred.  

It is expected that the teaching commitment for the role will be in the region of 18 out of 25 lessons each week and that there may be an opportunity for a suitably skilled and experienced candidate to lead our mentoring of NQT’s with the school.

In 2018, 69% of pupils achieved 9-4 grades in GCSE combined science and 47% achieved 9-5 grades.  Triple Science results were positive and the number of students studying Triple Science is set to grow rapidly over the next twelve months.

We will offer you: 

• A competitive salary 

• A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capability and desire to raise our pupils’ achievement even further 

• Enthusiastic pupils who are eager to learn and are proud of their school 

• Health benefits package 

• Cycle to Work scheme 

• CPD opportunities through two Teaching School Alliances and PiXL

Please visit the school website for an application pack www.swracademy.org

Please complete the application form and return with your letter of application to Mrs Samantha Quincey.  Email applications welcome hr@swracademy.org

We are an Equal Opportunities employer, committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children.  Successful applicants will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check and other rigorous recruitment checks.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Main Road, Welbourn, Lincolnshire, LN5 0PA, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1400 272422
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Sir William Robertson Academy is a popular and successful 11 - 18 comprehensive school situated in delightful rural surroundings on the Lincolnshire/Nottinghamshire border.  Pupils with a positive approach to learning, a committed staff and a su...