Lead Practitioner of Physics, Bushey

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Bushey Meads SchoolBushey

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Pay Spine Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Required from January 2018 we are looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated professional with drive and ambition, to contribute to the whole school teaching and learning development programme in an innovative and exciting Multi Academy Trust, currently consisting of two local schools.

Do young people inspire you and do you have a genuine passion for Teaching and Learning? 

Can you transform student outcomes through creativity and flair in the classroom? 

Are you a Science specialist with Good to Outstanding outcomes? 

Bushey Meads School has the ambition to become a centre of excellence with the capacity to be able to offer expertise and support to schools across the Multi Academy Trust currently of two schools, Bushey Meads School and Little Reddings Primary School. We want to develop, recruit and retain the highest calibre of staff who can work at the highest level and secure outstanding progress for our students.

The Lead Practitioner will join the Teaching and Learning Team led by the Deputy Headteacher i/c Teaching and Learning and will become a key leader within this team, currently consisting of members of the Extended Senior Leadership Team and Advanced Lead Teachers. This team plays a crucial role in the development of staff, ensuring that all students receive a good or better teaching and learning experience in every lesson across the school. 

The role will focus on the development of teaching expertise particularly in Physics, but also across other curriculum areas as required and will be classroom based but without the requirement to take on specific curriculum management responsibilities. 

All members of the Teaching and Learning Team are expected to continuously demonstrate high levels of personal competence which is evidenced in consistently good to outstanding outcomes.

If you are interested in applying for this full time position please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter. Full details of the school and an application pack can be obtained from:

Anita Burton, HR Officer

Bushey Meads School,

Coldharbour Lane,



WD23 4PA

Telephone 020 8955 8833 Email: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk 

Alternatively, you can download a pack from the school’s website: www.busheymeads.org.uk

All applications for this post should be sent to Anita Burton either by email or post. (Please note: applications for this post must include the school’s application form).

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 17th October 2017 (midday)

  Interviews:  To be confirmed 

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people. We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. 

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


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More about Bushey Meads School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Coldharbour Lane, Bushey, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD23 4PA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8950 3000
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About us:

Bushey Meads School is part of the highly successful Bushey St James Trust; a growing Multi Academy Trust in leafy Bushey, Hertfordshire. Transport links are good with the M1, M25, A1 and A41 being close by, bus routes are only a short walk...