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Leading Practitioner for Science

Leading Practitioner for Science



  • Expired
LP1 – LP6 (£38, 598 - £43, 665)
Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
9 October 2017

Job overview

Are you an outstanding teacher of Science? 

Have you a proven record of delivering engaging and challenging learning experiences for your students? 

If so, this exciting new position will provide you with the opportunity to continue to do so at the same time as extending and sharing the very best practice on a faculty- and academy-wide level. 

The highly competitive salary reinforces our commitment to securing the very best but we know that the quality of a teacher isn’t just dependent on how long they’ve been teaching, so you don’t have to already be in a Leading Practitioner’s post. What we’re after first and foremost are outstanding teachers, so these positions are ideal for those excellent practitioners looking for a new challenge and positive professional progression whilst retaining their focus on quality first teaching. 

We welcome applications of all backgrounds and experiences, and although we would prefer someone for a September 2017 start we will consider waiting for the right candidate. We are a progressive academy with a mixture of new and experienced staff, and we are keen to expand the teaching team further and develop outstanding practice and engaging lessons for all. Successful candidates will drive student engagement and be able to co-ordinate and implement effective strategies to support staff that ensure rapid and sustained progress for all learners.     

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application. 

The Governing Body is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from candidates with relevant experience. 

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Our Aim:

To create and sustain an optimum environment in which staff deliver an innovative, challenging and exciting education that is relevant and appropriate for students of all abilities, is of the highest quality and enjoys the confidence and support of all.

The College Aims to:

• cater for the needs and aspirations of 11-18 year olds of all abilities.

• provide equal opportunity for boys and girls

• offer a broad curriculum with a strong technical and practical background.

• help students develop lively and enquiring minds, the ability to question and argue rationally and to apply themselves to tasks and physical skills.

• help students acquire knowledge and skills relevant to adult life and employment in a fast changing world.

• help students use language and number effectively.

• instill respect for moral values and to develop tolerance and understanding of other races, religions and ways of life.

• help students to understand the world in which they live, and the interdependence of individuals, groups and nations.

• help students appreciate human achievements and aspirations.

• develop qualities of enterprise, self-reliance and responsibility.

• develop personal and interpersonal skills.

• encourage independent learning.

• develop skills using modern technology.

• create an atmosphere where everybody can regard themselves as partners in the learning process

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