Lead Practitioner in Science, Bexley

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Hurstmere SchoolBexley

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Lead Practitioner Scale (Outer London) £51,000 p.a.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Governors wish to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join the Science Department from September 2019.  The successful candidate will join a supportive, forward-looking department.  

The main role of the Lead Practitioner in Science is to provide pedagogic leadership within Hurstmere’s Science department, driving forward improvements and raising standards in teaching and learning.  They will be an excellent classroom teacher and their skill within the classroom will enable them to be very effective in supporting school priorities. 

The Lead Practitioner will work with the Director of Science and the Head of the Department to drive up standards of learning and teaching.

Hurstmere School is an oversubscribed, non-selective Academy for 11-16 year old boys with enthusiastic students, a dedicated staff and supportive governors.  Our committed and well qualified teachers offer challenge, encouragement and support in order that boys may achieve their full potential.  Hurstmere School is committed to ensuring colleagues achieve an effective work-life balance, in order that the students are served by motivated, inspirational teachers. The provision of Continuing Professional Development opportunities is central to the school’s pledge to further develop teachers at every stage of their career.

Hurstmere School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and other employment checks.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.  The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification.  These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

To apply please complete the application form below.

For further information please contact the Principal’s PA, Mrs C Murphy on info@hurstmere.org.uk or 020 8300 5665.



More about Hurstmere School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hurst Road, Sidcup, Kent, DA15 9AW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8300 5665
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Hurstmere School is an all boys, non-denominational secondary school in Kent, serving students from the age of 11-16. The secondary school, situated in Sidcup has approximately 1,055 students on record. It is a member of the South East London Schools...