Lead Practitioner in Science, Solihull

Closing date:

Lyndon SchoolSolihull

Date posted:
Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L1-L7
Contract term: Permanent


Are you an experienced Lead Practitioner of Science or a teacher with outstanding outcomes looking for a new challenge within an exciting, innovative and supportive school? Would you like to be part of a trust where your skills and expertise can be shared across our family of schools and our Teaching School Alliance? Do you seek a post with amazing opportunities to share your passion for Science within an environment where you will be valued and supported?

Join us and you will be part of a developing Science department with a strong team ethos. At Lyndon, we believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve joint success. As part of the Ninestiles Academy Trust, we share a collective belief that our students should benefit from a provision and experience that both inspires and develops a new generation of young people that can meet the demands of life in the 21st  century. As such, you should be able to teach across the ability range for KS3 and KS4 but also have an unequivocal desire to develop pedagogy and practice both at Lyndon and across the Trust.

The Ninestiles Academy Trust comprises Lyndon itself, Ninestiles School, Cockshut Hill School and four primary schools. The Sixth Form College, Solihull also joined the trust in August 2017. The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally. All schools work in partnership with the Ninestiles Teaching School to support in staff development, which further extends the scope of opportunities for career advancement in working with other schools. It has over ten years of experience as an accredited centre for Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) and is recognised by Ofsted and in The Good Teacher Training Guide as delivering strong provision.

Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

· Leadership development opportunities

· High quality training and support

· Opportunities to work across a number of schools

· Employee assistance programme

· Childcare voucher scheme

· Employee discount schemes

We welcome applications from teachers who can demonstrate their passion and expertise in supporting students to achieve their full potential across the Science curriculum. If you feel that this could be the exciting opportunity and career advancement you are seeking and would like to find out more please visit our websites: www.ninestilesacademytrust.org.uk or www.lyndon.org.uk. Alterntaively you can email recruitment@ninestiles.org.uk or call 0121 628 1311 or for full details

Closing date: Closing date: Midday on 30th November 2017.

Interviews will take place week the week after.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment. Appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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More about Lyndon School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Daylesford Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B92 8EJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 121 7433402
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Lyndon School is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school without sixth form situated in Solihull, West Midlands. It is an academy converter that is part of Ninestiles Academy Trust, which also operates six other schools.