Lead Practitioner in Science, Bexley

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Townley Grammar SchoolBexley

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for a talented, driven practitioner who loves what they do, has exceptional subject knowledge, a strong sense of moral purpose and the ability to inspire others to realise their own potential. 

If this resonates with you, this exciting Lead Practitioner post may be the next step on your career ladder.

While maintaining close links to the classroom, you will have the opportunity to ensure that all learners across schools in the Odyssey Trust experience the highly effective teaching we hold as our standard, the chance to work alongside colleagues supporting them in their ongoing professional development and the privilege of working with our students on their journey to success.   

You will be:

  • innovative, creative, and a highly effective classroom practitioner with a proven track record of success in your classroom and beyond 
  • able to demonstrate the impact of your practice through exceptional student attainment and outcomes
  • a natural leader with ambition to succeed in your area of expertise and lead others to do the same
  • passionate, optimistic and have a personal integrity to leave no student behind
  • committed to your continued professional development 
  • ambitious, motivated and determined to succeed

What we can offer you:

The Odyssey Trust for Education is committed to delivering the best possible outcomes for the young people in the communities we serve. We recognise that our staff are therefore our most precious commodity; without a happy, positive and well-trained staff body, we will be unable to deliver the first-class education that our students deserve. 

As such we have committed ourselves to offering 10 staff training days across the academic year and extensive CPD pathways to support staff in being at the cutting edge of their craft; our CPD pathways offer the opportunity to work towards achieving Nationally recognised Qualifications such as: NPQML/NPQSL/NPQH, Lead Practitioner Accreditation, all the way up to a Masters degree. Professional development across the Trust is supported by a large and growing network of high-profile leaders of education with platforms for school improvement on a National and International level. Opportunities for colleagues to experience professional growth are also identified across the Trust, whether that be project based or on a fixed-term secondment to a different school. 

We work to ensure the positive wellbeing of our staff; our work kindly initiative sits at the heart of everything we do. In joining the Trust, you will be joining a large team with One Equal Temper of Heroic Hearts. 

For further information, please visit: www.townleygrammar.org.uk

To apply, please click on the apply link to send us your TES application form.

The School operates a no smoking policy.

The school is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.




More about Townley Grammar School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Townley Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA6 7AB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8304 8311
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