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Lead Practitioner (Whole School)

Tes Schools RecruitmentKirklees

Lead Practitioner (Whole School).

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive secondary school, based in Kirklees. The school is looking to add a Lead Practitioner (Whole School) to their progressive and supportive school ideally starting in September 2021.

The role will include managing and developing the delivery of the whole school curriculum at KS3, GCSE and A-level across year groups 7 to 13. You will lead support for your school's subject departments to enhance provision and will get the chance to lead on exciting project work throughout the year. Project work will include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. However, as Lead Practitioner (Whole School) you will have full autonomy to ensure your head of departments meet targets exceeding the needs of our learners. You will lead by example, supporting and empowering your department’s teachers, staff and pupils to achieve to the best of their ability.

“The school is recognised by Ofsted as a 'Good' school which is outstanding in its work around students' personal development, well-being, safety and security.  We continually drive forward standards and are passionate about maximising the potential in all.  Our caring and nurturing approach to education within and beyond the classroom contribute to what makes our school a special place both to work and to learn.

We place great value on the fulfilment and well-being of our colleagues; our successes to date are in no small part down to their hard work, commitment and determination and as a relatively new school, our growing student roll enables us to provide opportunities for both personal and career development.

We are seeking to appoint a talented individual with a flair for leadership and innovation, as well as a clear commitment to driving progress and raising standards across the curriculum. Applications are open to suitably qualified and experienced colleagues from all subject areas.  The successful candidate will demonstrate an excellent understanding of the highest quality classroom practice, exemplary and transferrable subject knowledge and curriculum awareness, a robust understanding of data and its application to bridge gaps in performance as well as a passion for developing the best in others.  It is essential that you possess and expect exceptionally high standards in the classroom and are an enthusiastic educationalist capable of providing aspirational leadership aligned to our school’s philosophy."

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQSL and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Degree or a related subject

• experience of delivering education up to A-level pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• experience of supporting Head of Dearptments to innovate in the T&L and curriculum areas

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1421002 in the email subject line.

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