Lead Practitioner of Science, Manchester

Closing date:

St Matthew's RC High SchoolManchester

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L5 - L8 (£44,106 - £47,501)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Lead Practitioner of Science

Salary: L5 – L8 (£44,106 - £47,501)

Permanent, full time post

Required for January 2020

The governors of St Matthew’s RC High School are seeking to appoint a dynamic, and enthusiastic individual who is relentless in the pursuit of pupil progress and achievement. This is a key appointment and the successful candidate will play a pivotal role in raising achievement at both key stages and supporting colleagues to further improve teaching and learning. We are looking for someone with a proven track record to join the team and who has the drive, passion and commitment to raise the profile of the subject.  

The post requires the ability to demonstrate outstanding teaching and learning in the classroom and to coach and mentor other colleagues in order to raise standards.  An individually tailored timetable will be created for the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with the Director of T&L. 


• The post would suit candidates with at least three years’ teaching experience.

• Evidence of coaching or mentoring within a department or across a school.

• Evidence of consistently achieving excellence in teaching and learning within the classroom.

• Experience of delivering CPD to colleagues

• Track record of outstanding outcomes for students across both key stages.

St Matthew's is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants. 

For further information and an application form please visit our website: http://www.smrchs.com/about-us/vacancies/or contact Anna Espley by email: a.espley@smrchs.com    

Closing date:     Wednesday 16  October 2019, at 12 noon

Interview date:  tbc 

More about St Matthew's RC High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Nuthurst Road, Moston, Manchester, Lancashire, M40 0EW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 6816178
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St Matthew’s RC High School is a large 11-16 voluntary aided Catholic comprehensive school in North Manchester with an intake of 240 pupils each year.

We are proud to be a Catholic school and we place at the centre of all we do the Person of Christ ...