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Lead Practitioner of Science

Tes Schools RecruitmentPontefract, Wakefield

Lead Practitioner of Science.

Tes is currently supporting a friendly and supportive secondary school, based in Pontefract, Wakefield. The school is looking to add a Lead Practitioner of Science to their progressive and supportive Science Department ideally starting in September 2021.

The role will include coordinating and co-managing the delivery of Science at KS3 and GCSE across year groups 7 to 11. You will support the Head of Science to enhance provision and will get the chance to get involved with exciting project work throughout the year. Project work will include revising schemes of work and ensuring the curriculum is engaging to all learners alongside projects that support student attainment, well-being and engagement within the wider school. You’ll also lead by example, supporting learners to achieve to the best of their ability and you’ll enjoy that great feeling when your learners achieve grades beyond their dreams.

The Lead Practitioner will primarily support with curriculum and scheme of work review, ensuring that learners are engaged by the subject syllabus. You may also take lead on exciting provision methods such as: managing intervention groups and extended revision classes.

“We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking and committed Curriculum Leader of Science to join our successful high school. This candidate will be responsible for strategically leading the direction and development of the curriculum area, raise standards of student attainment and achievement, and provide strategic leadership across the areas in accordance with the aims and objectives of the school.”

The school is offering:

• A super supportive and highly visible SLT team and Headteacher;

• on-going CPD with programmes of study such as NPQML and MA in Educational Leadership

• progression support throughout the school and wider group

• support package for NQT’s/RQT’s including CPD and NQT mentorship;

• the chance to take on further responsibility such as Leadership roles in the future.

The school expects:

• A UK teaching qualification such as PGCE/PGDE, SCITT, BEd or MEd with Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

• a relevant Science Degree or a related subject

• experience of delivering Science up to GCSE pushing and engaging learners to progress within the subject

• experience supporting your existing Head of Department with curriculum and scheme of work review to enhance student engagement

• a love and passion for education.

Please include REF: 1421811 in the email subject line.

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