Lead Practitioner - Science, Birmingham

Closing date:Expiring soon

Four Dwellings AcademyBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: Easter 2020 or Sonner
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPR + TLR2b
Contract term: Permanent

Inspire their remarkable with us

About us:

Four Dwellings Academy is a thriving, diverse, fully inclusive school with a clear vision to inspire all students to lead remarkable lives.  Four Dwellings Academy continues to go from strength to strength with our Progress 8 score continuing to be above the national average.  We are proud to be a Good school and determined to become an Outstanding school at our next inspection. We want students to achieve academic excellence, develop strength of character and above all else, be happy.  We have a committed and ambitious team and have been very successful at developing teachers and leaders with progression both within and beyond the academy across the wider Trust.  

The role:

We are looking for an outstanding Science Teacher or already experienced Lead Practitioner to join us as our new Lead Practitioner of Science.  With our education team behind you, we will nurture and support you in the next step of your career.

As a Lead Practitioner of Science, you will lead on teaching and learning initiatives and strategies to improve teaching practice in order to raise student standards and progress. Ideally, you will already have some experience of leading teaching and learning initiatives at whole school level evidenced by successful outcomes in attainment and student progress.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have strong leadership qualities and a commitment to excellent teaching and learning opportunities for our students
  • Be committed to continuous improvement and development of the faculty
  • Have the ability to engage and inspire pupils and build excellent relationships;
  • Be committed to Four Dwellings Academy ethos of high expectations and no excuses;
  • Be passionate and ambitious about their own career development.

Why should you join us:

We passionately believe that every child can discover their own remarkable life. It’s what motivates us around here. We know this vision requires something extra. Which is why at AET, you’ll find more. More opportunities, so you can forge your own path. More care and support, so you can prioritise what matters most. More purpose, for you and for the children we’re inspiring. 

  • More opportunity to grow your career - We’ll support you in developing your career and experience at this school or another AET school.
  • More tailored support - We understand every academy is unique. We’ll give you tailored support and flexibility, allowing you to do what’s best for your children. 
  • More chance to see what’s out there - We create opportunities for teachers to visit other AET academies and learn from outside experience.
  • More like minded colleagues, so you can benefit from others’ experience - You’re connected to our network of 58 academies and thousands of education professionals. 
  • More technology so you can make more impact - G Suite for Education embedded throughout. Collaborative cloud technology gives you access to the latest tools, when and where it suits you. More tech enabled classrooms mean less time spent on admin and more time teaching.
  • More time - We strive to minimise unnecessary distractions so you can have energy for your job, and your life.

Closing date:  Sunday 24 November 2019 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.  All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s.  Come inspire their remarkable with us, apply today, by clicking the apply now button.

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts. This post will be subject to enhanced checks as part of our Prevent Duty.

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AET is recruiting for School Direct placements.  Please visit our website https://sites.google.com/aetinet.org/academies-enterprise-trust/work-at-aet/graduates  for further details.



More about Four Dwellings Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Dwellings Lane, Quinton, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 1RJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 566 6666
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