Not the right job for you? Start a new job search on Tes

Job details

Job details
Employer London Academy
Location Barnet
Salary Leadership Pay scale L13 -L17 (Inclusive of outer London Allowance)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

We are seeking a Lead Practitioner who is a Science specialist to work closely within our extended leadership team in developing, implementing and evaluating teaching and learning within and beyond the academy. An exceptional practitioner and leader, you will play a key role in continuing our drive towards outstanding outcomes for all students. 

You would join an existing and growing team of highly skilled Lead Practitioners who are passionate about improving teaching and learning and hence student outcomes within the academy. The Lead Practitioners are at the forefront of ensuring outstanding teaching and learning across the academy. This is because Lead Practitioners play an important role in coaching colleagues to deliver high quality teaching and learning and ensuring whole school CPD addresses strategic teaching and learning priorities.   

London Academy is an oversubscribed 4-19 mixed comprehensive in North London serving 1500 students. In 2016 the academy was in the top 14% of schools nationally for progress made by pupils at KS4.  

The Academy has a bespoke pedagogy underpinned by a belief that all students can achieve through effort, deliberate practice, and engagement in a meaningful and purposeful curriculum. You join a committed and vibrant body of staff passionate about the achievement of students. 

 We offer exceptional professional development opportunities and career progression and this post would be excellent preparation for future leadership roles.

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

 A job description, person specification and application form is available from our website, but you can also request an application pack by emailing We welcome informal discussions; please contact Alex Warburton, Deputy Principal. 

Applications to: Paddy McGrath, Principal, London Academy, Spur Road, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 8DE. 

Applications will be viewed on a rolling basis so early applications are highly recommended. The closing date for applications is Friday 31st March 2017.

Tel:        020 8238 1100


We are committed to the protection of children 

We are an equal opportunities employer 

All posts will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and prohibition from teaching checks

About the employer

Information about London Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
employer gallery photo 0
employer gallery photo 1
employer gallery photo 2
employer gallery photo 3
employer gallery photo 4
employer gallery photo 5
employer gallery photo 6
1 / 7

Locations and contacts

Spur Road
United Kingdom
+44 20 8238 1101