Physics Lead Practitioner, Didcot, Oxfordshire

Aureus SchoolDidcot, Oxfordshire
Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: LPR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Aureus School is a brand new, state of the art STEAM specialist comprehensive 11-16 school that opened on the Great Western Park, Didcot, in September 2017. Our mission is simple: we will strive to educate the whole student so that each individual in our community may ‘Grow, Learn and Flourish. We are looking to expand our STEM team and are seeking a Physics Lead Practitioner to join the growing team for September 2019. 


To contribute to the leadership of whole school learning and teaching at Aureus School and through the outreach programme in local primary schools 

To participate in the coaching programme

To contribute to the development plan and its implementation

To help deliver the extensive programme of CPD opportunities

To contribute to the school-wide planning activities

To follow the school policies and procedures

To assist in the development of appropriate syllabi, resources, schemes of work, marking policies and teaching strategies

Teaching and Learning Responsibilities:

To teach students differentiated to their educational needs, including the setting and marking of all class work. 

To assess, record and report on the attendance, progress, development and attainment of students and to keep such records as are required.

To provide, or contribute to, oral and written assessments, reports and references relating to individual students and groups of students.

To ensure that ICT, Literacy, Numeracy and school subject specialism(s) are reflected in the teaching/learning experience of students.

To undertake a designated programme of teaching.

To ensure a high quality learning experience for students, which meets internal and external quality standards.

To prepare and update subject materials.

To use a variety of delivery methods which will stimulate learning appropriate to students’ needs and demands of the specifications.

To maintain discipline in accordance with the school procedures, and to encourage good practice with regard to punctuality, behaviour, standards of work and homework.

To undertake assessment of students as requested by external examination bodies, curriculum areas and school procedures.

To mark, grade and give written/verbal and diagnostic feedback as required.

Accountable to:

All teachers and aspiring or accredited lead practitioners will be line managed by a Senior Leader. GLF Schools expects its employees to work flexibly with the framework of the duties and responsibilities above. This means that the post holder may be expected to carry out work that is not specified in the job profile but which is within the remit of the duties and responsibilities. 


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure. 


We are passionate about creating a culture of wellbeing where all staff and students are valued and supported so that we can all ‘grow, learn and flourish’.


We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.


We are open to applications from educators seeking flexible roles including part-time, job share and co-leadership responsibilities.

Application Deadline: 23/04/2019

Interviews: 26/04/2019

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