Lead Practitioner - Standards, Buckinghamshire

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Buckingham SchoolBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £40,162 - £50,000
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity has arisen, and we are therefore seeking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Lead Practitioner to enthuse, develop and support whole school teaching and learning, inclusion and standards. Whilst this role has whole school responsibility, you will have an English teaching allocation, allowing you to showcase excellence from the heart of the school community.

The successful candidate should be a driven and focused practitioner putting students at the heart of everything they do. You will be at the forefront of new initiatives for the whole school and within the wider community.

The Buckingham Secondary School has been awarded a “Good” Ofsted rating, which is only the start of what we can achieve.

The school encompasses a rich and harmonious multicultural community and is committed to the development of all students, with the majority staying on in the sixth form. 

Our students are eager to learn, and you will be joining a talented and committed team of staff who are leading improvements across the school. 

As a Lead Practitioner, you must be extremely motivated, have high professional standards and a proven track record of success at GCSE and ‘A’ level. You will be responsible for ensuring consistently outstanding practice and taking a leading role in developing overall standards across the school.

This is an exciting period to join The Buckingham School and our students are looking for a Lead Practitioner with passion, drive and creativity.  

In return we will offer you:

  • A professional and supportive English team
  • A personalised approach to Professional Development 
  • A role in a school that has a clear vision 
  • Students with positive attitude and a willingness to succeed
  • A supportive and inclusive staff environment

To apply, please download the full Job Description from the school’s website (via the apply button) and send a letter of application along with the completed application form, giving full contact details of two recent, relevant professional referees (one of which is your current Headteacher) to: Mr Andy McGinnes, Headteacher, The Buckingham School, London Road, Buckingham, MK18 1AT or email to aallen@buckinghamschool.org  

Closing date: 9am Friday 18th October 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 22nd October 2019

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.  We are also committed in promoting community cohesion, healthy school and young enterprise.

More about Buckingham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: London Road, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1AT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1280 812206
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Located in Buckinghamshire, Buckingham School is a secondary mainstream school. It is a community establishment that is non-denominational. It educates girls and boys between the ages of 11 and 18. There are approximately 1,010 students on the roll a...