Science: Lead Practitioner, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

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The John of Gaunt SchoolTrowbridge, Wiltshire

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: L1 - L5
Contract term: Permanent

The John of Gaunt School

- A Community Academy –

Headteacher: Mike Gunston

‘A Good School’ 

‘a positive ethos permeates throughout the school’

Ofsted March 2014


L1 – L5 


Are you an outstanding teacher with the passion and drive to inspire both young people and colleagues alike? Are you looking to further develop your career?

Starting 1st September, we are looking to appoint an outstanding teacher to work closely with the Director of Learning to lead on teaching and learning across the faculty and join a team of people leading on professional development across the school. This is an exciting opportunity for a colleague with future ambitions to move into whole school leadership of teaching and learning.

You will require a strong understanding of effective pedagogy, be capable of modelling excellence in the classroom and have the skills and confidence to inspire, support and challenge colleagues to improve their practice. 

Our successful candidate will have:

· a commitment to raising student achievement at all levels

· an imaginative and creative approach to teaching and learning 

· a shared belief in our inclusive ethos. 

In return, we can offer you:

· remuneration on the Leadership pay scale

· excellent opportunities to develop your leadership skills in preparation for a future senior leadership role

· opportunities to make a significant contribution to whole school leadership of teaching and learning

· a positive ethos that promotes collaboration and inclusion.

Our school is a fully comprehensive single Academy for students from the ages of 11 – 18, with approximately 1110 students on roll. We are a school for our community and strongly believe in the potential of every young person. 

Visits to the school are encouraged.

Closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Friday 27th April 2018

Interviews will be held week beginning 30th April 2018

Full details and an application form can be accessed via our website, or you may contact Elaine Baldwin on 01225 711158 or via e-mail, CVs will not be considered. 

The John of Gaunt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.

Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 9EH

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More about The John of Gaunt School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 762637
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