Lead Practitioner of Science, Maidstone

Closing date:

Valley Park SchoolMaidstone

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership 8 - 12 dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Lead Practitioner of Science

Are you the Outstanding practitioner for whom we are looking? Are you…

· Passionate about teaching and learning?

· Always striving for excellence in student outcomes?

· An advocate of all students feeling valued, safe and happy?

· Ready to support the development of a large and successful team?

· Committed to making the best provision for all students?

Valley Park School (Maidstone, Kent) is both a very highly respected and over-subscribed school and we are able to offer a rare opportunity for you to join us Lead Practitioner from January 2019. Valley Park School is already designated Outstanding by Ofsted and so the right candidate will appreciate this, and drive the department yet further, towards its goal of becoming World Class.

This is a role for a committed and motivated professional who would like to work in a school that provides a wealth of opportunities for both its students and staff; we have a strong ethos at Valley Park School and we are looking for a visionary team-worker who would fit into our established workforce.  This post is suitable for an Outstanding and experienced teacher who has, ideally but not exclusively, experience of working in an Outstanding school.  The role is intended for candidates who have had previous successful middle leadership experience.

Come and join our dedicated team of professionals who are always willing to support new staff in the best interests of our students. Our school continually evolves in our drive for excellence; we aspire to provide Outstanding Care, Outstanding Education and Outstanding Opportunities. New opportunities, including career progression, are actively sought for all staff across the school. Collaboration with like-minded colleagues across our Multi-Academy Trust (VIAT) is also available to provide: networking, support, quality assurance and friendship. If you think you would thrive in this environment we want to meet you.

Informal visits are welcomed by prior appointment with the school. To visit the school, please contact the Office Manager, Mrs L Goldup, at recruitment@valleypark.viat.org.uk.

If you are interested in this role, please download the application form and send your completed application to recruitment@invicta.viat.org.uk

Please note that the Trust has the right to appoint before the closing date.  Early applications are therefore recommended.

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More about Valley Park School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Huntsman Lane, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1622 679 421
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