Leader Practitioner English, Hertfordshire

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Francis Combe AcademyHertfordshire

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Start date: September 19
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £43,951- £47,166 + R&R 2,000 in Year 1 and Year 2
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

New Academic Year - New Opportunity! 

Start the Academic Year with a new and exciting Middle Leadership Opportunity!

We seeking to appoint a Lead Practitioner English, with a lead focus of focussing on Reading. You must have a proven track record of oustanding teaching,  and are able to secure the very best outcomes for students .

As  a lead practitioners you will also be involved in developing the classroom practice of teachers within the academy.  You will carry out individual coaching, delivering inset or training, as required.

Francis Combe is forward-thinking, caring and, most important of all, a happy school where students of all abilities and social backgrounds achieve. Our motto 'Transforming Lives through Learning' is at the heart of everything we do. Our students are well-behaved, aspiring always to be the best versions of themselves, and our behaviour system is well embedded by all. Students are proud of their Academy, polite and enthusiastic about their learning. 

Support for new colleagues at Francis Combe Academy is outstanding. We incorporate a robust induction alongside a bespoke career professional development programme ranging from Newly Qualified Teacher development through to Middle and Senior Leader qualifications. Our partnerships with various institutes enhances our CPD offer, with many professional pathways and qualifications open to our staff.

We can offer you: 

  • Comprehensive mentoring programme with a dedicated mentor.
  • Outstanding 21st century facilities and well-resourced facilities
  • Excellent Induction and CPD 
  • Laptop
  • Well-established department leadership 
  • Comprehensive Staff Welfare Package 
  • Relocation allowance up to £2,000 

Francis Combe Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undergo enhanced DBS clearance.

The successful applicant will possess the willingness to commit to Extra Curricular activities.

More about Francis Combe Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Horseshoe Lane, Garston, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD25 7HW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1923 672964
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This is a tremendous opportunity to join us on our exciting journey to becoming an 'Outstanding' Academy.  

Following our successful Ofsted in November 2015, we are now a school of choice, with our admission numbers increasing year on year as a ...