Lead Practitioner of Science, SE1, London

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Walworth AcademySE1, London

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L3 - L9 (£48,815 - £55,410)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Dear Candidate Thank you for considering Walworth Academy for your next appointment. Walworth Academy is looking to appoint an outstanding teacher to lead the Science Department and to develop provision across the academy. We require an inspiring and passionate leader who will develop the quality of teaching and increase the attainment of all students. Your drive and ambition will create an outstanding Science Department under your talented leadership.  We want Science to become a leading subject across our Academy and to be highly successful at GCSE and at the KS5 provision the successful candidate will develop with us. The range and breadth of the students’ creative learning needs to be developed so that the students’ understanding and experience is enriched. The Lead Practitioner will carry responsibility for the Science curriculum and for a bespoke additional brief, tailored to the strength and ambitions of the successful candidate.   You will be fully supported in your drive towards excellence with an extensive range of courses and professional development opportunities at Walworth Academy and through the ARK Network. We invest in our teachers and leaders as they aspire to continually develop their practice and become future senior leaders. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious leader to make a significant difference to the attainment of our students. In working at Walworth Academy, you can expect an environment offering a diverse experience; a strong staff community; a collegiate approach; a strong focus on community wellbeing; a commitment to professional development with a proven track record in growing successful leaders; and an enthusiastic team.  The Academy is at a very exciting stage in its development. Since becoming an academy the progress has been significant, however, there is no room for complacency and we now have to drive the teaching and learning to become outstanding. Our leaders must be driven by a strong moral purpose and really want to make a difference to the lives and futures of our students. Your drive and determination must be steadfast.  The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher and leader driven to achieve the very best for our students. If these are your qualities and your intentions, then Walworth Academy is the right place for you. Being the best that you can be is not only the Academy’s motto but it is an unwavering expectation of all our staff. To apply, please go to: http:/walworthacademy.org/vacancies. Please submit your application by 22 May 2018. For an informal, confidential discussion please contact the recruitment team on schools.recruitment@arkonline.org  or 0203 116 6345.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Shorncliffe Road, London, SE1 5UJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7450 9570
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Walworth Academy opened in September 2007, after taking over from the previous Walworth School. Walworth Academy has  been recognised by the Specialist Schools and Academy Trust for being one of the top 10 schools for value added in terms of 5 A...