Lead Practitioner - Science, Wirral

Closing date:Expiring soon

Ridgeway High SchoolWirral

Date posted:
Start date: Required for September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Salary Range- L1-L6
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Required for September 2019

Salary Range- L1-L6 

Starting point to be negotiated with the successful candidate.

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to join Ridgeway High School, a popular and oversubscribed school that has recently moved into a new state of the art building that provides a wonderful environment for teaching and learning.

At Ridgeway we are committed to achievement and success and are looking for a candidate prepared to become part of our highly motivated team dedicated to our ‘LEARN for Success’ culture and ethos that ensures all students have opportunities to develop  Leadership, show endurance and resilience, fulfill aspirations, are respectful and are nurtured to succeed.

The successful applicant will:

  • Be a well-qualified and dynamic science practitioner ready to join and contribute to an outstanding enthusiastic and fully committed department
  • Have a proven track record of good results and be able to develop staff within the department and whole school
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner with a drive to improve the life chances of young people through education.
  • Develop and implement teaching and learning initiatives throughout the whole school which raise the quality of teaching practice of all members of staff and therefore raise standards and outcomes.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 

We can offer you:

  • Experience of teaching in a school with rapidly improving results
  • Being part of a dedicated and vibrant team
  • New state of the art facilities
  • Superb opportunities for professional development

For an informal discussion regarding the post please contact Ms Liz Williams, Deputy Headteacher on williamsl@ridgeway.wirral.sch.uk or alternatively on 0151 678 33 22

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.  Ridgeway High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of race, sex, age or disability.

Application forms are available to interested candidates from Mrs H Lynn, the Headteacher’s PA by emailing lynnh@ridgeway.wirral.sch.uk   Completed applications are to be submitted no later than 12 noon on Monday 25 March 2019.  Interviews will take place during this week.

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More about Ridgeway High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Noctorum Avenue, Prenton, Wirral, Merseyside, CH43 9EB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 151 678 3322